North American Tungsten Corporation Ltd.

North American Tungsten Corporation Ltd.

May 02, 2007 12:30 ET

North American Tungsten Corporation Ltd. Announces Financing

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(CCNMatthews - May 2, 2007) -


NORTH AMERICAN TUNGSTEN CORPORATION LTD. ("NTC" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:NTC) has today entered into an agreement with Haywood Securities Inc. (the "Agent") under which the Agent has agreed to sell on a commercially reasonable efforts basis 6,400,000 common shares (the "Common Shares") and 1,290,000 flow-through common shares (the "Flow-Through Shares") of the Company at an issue price of C$1.25 per Common Share and C$1.55 per Flow-Through Share for gross proceeds to the Company of C$10,000,000 (the "Offering"). The Company will today file a preliminary short form prospectus with the applicable securities regulatory authorities to qualify the common shares for distribution.

The Agent is to be paid a cash commission of 6% of the gross proceeds of the Offering. The Company has also agreed to issue to the Agent common share purchase warrants of the Company ("Agent's Warrants") entitling the Agent purchase such number of common shares of the Company as is equal to 6% of the number of Common Shares and Flow-Through Shares sold in the Offering at a price of $1.40 per Agent's Warrant Share for a period of 12 months following the closing of the Offering.

The net proceeds of the Offering will be used to fund a bankable feasibility study ("Feasibility Study") on the Company's Mactung Project, to fund exploration expenditures and for general working capital purposes.

At Mactung, the Company's near term development activities will include the continuation of environmental base line studies including weather and hydrology and a geotechnical drill program to determine the location for operational surface facilities. Further, a preliminary economic study ("Economic Study") is currently underway. This study will update previous feasibility studies completed in the early 1980's and re-estimate the project's capital costs, operating costs and revenue generating potential. The Feasibility Study will commence prior to the completion of the Economic Study on the Mactung Project.

Closing is expected to occur on or about May 23, 2007, subject to all customary conditions including the receipt of all necessary regulatory approvals.

The Offering is being made pursuant to a short form prospectus to be filed in the provinces of British Columbia, Alberta and Ontario. The Offering is subject to, among other things, the approval of the securities regulatory authorities and the TSX Venture Exchange. The securities to be offered have not been registered under the U.S. Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and may not be offered or sold in the United States or to or for the account or benefit of U.S. persons absent registration or in accordance with an applicable exemption from the registration requirements.


Stephen M. Leahy, Chairman & CEO

This press release, required by applicable Canadian laws, is not for distribution to U.S. news services or for dissemination in the United States, and does not constitute an offer of the securities described herein. These securities have not been registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or any state securities laws, and may not be offered or sold in the United States or to U.S. persons unless registered or exempt therefrom.

The TSX Venture Exchange has not reviewed and does not accept responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

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