Pure Nickel Inc.
TSX VENTURE : NIC
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Pure Nickel Inc.

June 12, 2007 07:23 ET

Pure Nickel Files Listing Application for the Toronto Stock Exchange and Files Technical Report on the Fond du Lac Property

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - June 12, 2007) - Pure Nickel Inc. (TSX VENTURE:NIC)(OTCBB:PNCKF) ("Pure Nickel" or the "Company"), the common shares of which currently trade on the TSX Venture Exchange (the "TSXV"), is pleased to announce that it has filed a listing application with the Toronto Stock Exchange (the "TSX") with respect to graduating its listing from the TSXV to the TSX. The Company's listing on the TSX is conditional upon, among other things, the approval of the TSX with respect to its listing on the TSX.

Pure Nickel is also pleased to announce that it has filed a National Instrument 43-101 ("NI 043-101") Technical Report respecting its Fond du Lac Property located in Saskatchewan (the "Fond du Lac Report"). The Fond du Lac Report, which is dated April 15, 2007, is entitled "TECHNICAL REPORT ORGANIC SOIL SAMPLING, AIRBORNE AND GROUND GEOPHYSICS AND DIAMOND DRILLING FOND DU LAC PROPERTY FOND DU LAC AREA NORTHERN SASKATCHEWAN CANADA Latitude 59 degrees 22.1' North Longitude 104 degrees 0.7' West" and was prepared by Gary Vivian, B.Sc, MSc., P. Geol., of Aurora Geosciences Ltd., and Bob Lo, M.Sc., MBA, P.Eng., of BHL Earth Sciences, both Qualified Persons pursuant to NI 43-101. The Fond du Lac Report can be found on Pure Nickel's website at www.purenickel.com or on the SEDAR site at www.SEDAR.com.

About Pure Nickel

Pure Nickel is a mineral exploration company with multiple, advanced nickel sulphide and PGE projects in Canada and Alaska. The Company has just signed an agreement to acquire ten nickel exploration properties from Xstrata Nickel. This dramatically expands Pure Nickel's potential as it moves into the ranks of North America's largest nickel exploration companies. The agreement significantly increases Pure Nickel's property portfolio from its current three high caliber projects (Fond du Lac Project (Saskatchewan); the Fox River Project (Manitoba); and the MAN Project (Alaska)) for which a C$8.0 million fully funded exploration program for 2007 is underway and drill ready.

We seek safe harbour.

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