SOURCE: Noront Resources Ltd.

Noront Resources Ltd.

September 08, 2015 14:57 ET

Noront Resources Announces Closing of Private Placement

TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - September 08, 2015) - Noront Resources Ltd. ("Noront" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE: NOT) is pleased to announce that it has closed its previously announced non-brokered private placement.

The aggregate gross proceeds of the private placement were approximately $1.54 million. The Company issued 2,907,575 units ("Units") at a price of $0.33 per Unit for gross proceeds of $959,500 and 1,535,000 flow-through common shares at a price of $0.38 per flow through common share for gross proceeds of $583,300. Each Unit consists of one common share and one half of a common share purchase warrant, with each whole warrant entitling the holder to acquire one common share of Noront for a period of two years from the date of closing at a price of $0.47 per common share. The flow-through common shares, common shares and warrants comprising the Units under the private placement and any common shares issuable upon exercise of the warrants are subject to a hold period of four months plus one day, which will expire on January 5, 2016.

The Company intends to use the proceeds to further the development of its Eagle's Nest project, for exploration in the Ring of Fire and for general working capital.

About Noront Resources
Noront Resources Ltd. is focused on development of the high-grade Eagle's Nest nickel, copper, platinum and palladium deposit and the high-grade chromite deposits including Blackbird, Black Thor, and Big Daddy, all of which are located in the James Bay Lowlands of Ontario in an emerging metals camp known as the Ring of Fire. www.norontresources.com

Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

CAUTIONARY NOTE REGARDING FORWARD-LOOKING INFORMATION

This press release includes certain "forward-looking information" within the meaning of applicable Canadian securities legislation.

Forward-looking information is based on reasonable assumptions that have been made by Noront as at the date of such information and is subject to known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause the actual results, level of activity, performance or achievements of Noront to be materially different from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking information, including but not limited to: the impact of general business and economic conditions; the ability of the Company to use the proceeds of the private placement as contemplated; risks related to government and environmental regulation; problems inherent to the marketability of base and precious metals; industry conditions, including fluctuations in the price of base and precious metals, fluctuations in interest rates; government entities interpreting existing tax legislation or enacting new tax legislation in a way which adversely affects Noront; stock market volatility; competition; risk factors disclosed in Noront's most recent Management's Discussion and Analysis and Annual Information Form, available electronically on SEDAR; and such other factors described or referred to elsewhere herein, including unanticipated and/or unusual events. Many such factors are beyond Noront's ability to control or predict.

Although Noront has attempted to identify important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially, there may be other factors that cause results not to be as anticipated, estimated or intended. There can be no assurance that forward-looking information will prove to be accurate as actual results and future events could differ materially from those reliant on forward-looking information.

All of the forward-looking information given in this press release is qualified by these cautionary statements and readers are cautioned not to put undue reliance on forward-looking information due to its inherent uncertainty. Noront disclaims any intent or obligation to update any forward-looking information, whether as a result of new information, future events or results or otherwise, except as required by law. This forward-looking information should not be relied upon as representing the Company's views as of any date subsequent to the date of this press release.

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