Northland Resources S.A.

Northland Resources S.A.

June 19, 2014 10:26 ET

Northland Announces Change in Board of Directors

LUXEMBOURG, LUXEMBOURG--(Marketwired - June 19, 2014) - Northland Resources S.A. (OSE:NAUR)(FRANKFURT:NPK)(OMX:NAURo) - together with its subsidiaries "Northland", "NRSA" or the "Company") announces that on June 17 the Board of Directors of Northland Resources S.A. appointed Peter Pernlöf as a board member. Mr. Pernlöf will replace Elisabeth Nilsson.

"Elisabeth Nilsson has been a valued member of Northland's board of directors since our appointment last summer. We thank her for her contributions, and we wish her all the best in the future," commented Olav Fjell, chairman of the board.

Ms. Nilsson will be replaced by Peter Pernlöf, who most recently comes from the position as acting CEO of Northland. Mr. Pernlöf will contribute over 40 years of experience from managerial positions in Sweden and internationally, including at Boliden AB.

"Northland's board will gain a board member with long and valuable experience from Northland as well as other companies in Swedish and international base industry. We are happy to welcome him to the board," said Olav Fjell.

"I am glad to remain at Northland, and look forward to continue working for the development of the company from this new position," commented Peter Pernlöf.

The appointment is subject to final approval by the shareholders meeting.

Northland is a producer of iron ore concentrate, with a portfolio of production, development and exploration mines and projects in northern Sweden and Finland. The first construction phase of the Kaunisvaara project is complete and production ramp-up started in November 2012. The Company expects to produce high-grade, high-quality magnetite iron concentrate in Kaunisvaara, Sweden, where the Company expects to exploit two magnetite iron ore deposits, Tapuli and Sahavaara. Northland has entered into off-take contracts with three partners for the entire production from the Kaunisvaara project over the next seven to ten years. The Company has also finalized a Definitive Feasibility Study ("DFS") for its Hannukainen Iron Oxide Copper Gold ("IOCG") project in Kolari, northern Finland.

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Contact Information

  • Northland Resources S.A.
    Jonas Lundstrom
    Vice President Investor Relations & Corporate Communication
    +46 705 49 33 38

    Northland Resources S.A.
    Johan Dagertun
    Vice President Financing and Business Control
    +46 920 779 00