Nordex Explosives Ltd.
TSX VENTURE : NXX

Nordex Explosives Ltd.

September 09, 2015 07:00 ET

Nordex Explosives Signs Major Supply Agreement

KIRKLAND LAKE, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Sept. 9, 2015) - NORDEX EXPLOSIVES LTD. (TSX VENTURE:NXX) ("Nordex" or the "Corporation") is pleased to announced the signing of a two year supply agreement ("Agreement") with Alamos Gold Inc. (AGI:TSX) ("Alamos") for the supply of explosive products to their Young-Davidson Mine located in Matachewan, Ontario. Under the terms of the Agreement, a minimum of 90% of all explosive product requirements will be purchased from Nordex. There is no minimum volume or dollar commitment and resulting explosive sales will be a function of the operating activities of Alamos at the Young-Davidson Mine.

Jim Taylor, President and CEO states; "The support and confidence in our Corporation as demonstrated by the majority of mines, construction companies and users of explosives in Northern Ontario is very gratifying and is a positive reflection on our dedicated and loyal employees. Nordex is proud to be the only Canadian manufacturer of explosives and we are very privileged to have our roots in Northern Ontario. The support of mining companies like Alamos Gold is important to the viability of local communities and provides the means for the existence of manufacturers like Nordex to contribute to the economic diversification and growth of regions where we operate. We continue to identify and introduce Nordex products to new customers for potential long term supply arrangements."

Prior to signing this Agreement, Alamos had purchased explosives from Nordex as well as other explosive suppliers and manufacturers. The Agreement is effective September 1, 2015 until August 31, 2017.

Alamos is a Canadian based intermediate gold producer with diversified production from three operating mines in North America, including the Young-Davidson Mine in Northern Ontario. The Young-Davidson Mine is a flagship operation of Alamos and among Canada's largest underground gold mines. With expected growing production and a large mineral reserve base, Young-Davidson is considered a long life gold mine and a foundation for the growth of Alamos for many years to come.

Nordex has been successful in developing a line of proprietary products and support equipment and services. The Corporation is increasingly being recognized as a manufacturer of high quality explosive products at competitive prices while providing the highest level of client service in the explosive industry.

About Nordex Explosives Ltd.

Nordex Explosives Ltd. is a Canadian based manufacturer and distributor of explosives for the mining, quarry and 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. Additional information can be found at www.nordexexplosives.com

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