April 06, 2009 16:00 ET

Nordex Explosives Announces Explosives Supply Contract for Apollo Gold's "Black Fox Project"

KIRKLAND LAKE, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - April 6, 2009) -


NORDEX EXPLOSIVES LTD. (TSX VENTURE:NXX) ("Nordex") is pleased to announce that it has signed a two year contract with Apollo Gold Corporation ("Apollo") for the supply of explosive products for use at their Black Fox Project located 75 kilometres east of Timmins, Ontario. Under the terms of the agreement, Apollo will purchase a minimum of 90% of the explosives for their Black Fox Project from Nordex. There is no minimum volume or dollar commitment under the agreement and resulting explosive sales will be a function of the operating activity at the Black Fox Project.

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ABOUT NORDEX EXPLOSIVES: LES EXPLOSIFS NORDEX LTEE./NORDEX EXPLOSIVES LTD. is a manufacturer and distributor of explosives for the mining, quarry and road construction industries since 1970. Its manufacturing operations and distribution centre is strategically located in one of the world's largest mining regions near Kirkland Lake, Ontario. Nordex trades on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol "NXX".

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