News Release – Vancouver, British Columbia – March 3, 2023: Monumental Minerals Corp. (“Monumental” or the “Company”) (TSX-V: MNRL; FSE: BE5; OTCQB: MNMRF) announces that it has closed a non-brokered private placement (the “Private Placement”) for gross proceeds of $988,050, consisting of 5,646,000 units of the Company (“Units”) at a price of $0.175 per Unit. Each Unit consists of one common share of the Company (“Shares”) and one common share purchase warrant of the Company (“Warrants”). Each whole Warrant entitles the holder to acquire one Share at a price of $0.30 per Share for a period of three years following the closing of the Private Placement.
Dr. Jamil Sader, CEO of Monumental comments:
“We are pleased to welcome our new strategic investors. They are highly respected and experienced and we look forward to leveraging their extensive expertise in mining and capital markets.”
Monumental intends to use the proceeds of the Private Placement to conduct work on its projects, as well as for general working capital purposes. The Private Placement is subject to the final acceptance of the TSX Venture Exchange. The Shares issued pursuant to the Private Placement are subject to a statutory hold period of four months and one day from the closing of the Private Placement. No finder’s fees are payable in connection with the Private Placement.
Pursuant to the Company’s option agreement dated October 5, 2022 with Lithium Chile Inc. (“Lithium Chile”) (TSX-V: LITH) to acquire a 50.01% interest in the Salar de Turi project (see the Company’s news release dated October 6, 2022), the Company issued 1,050,000 common shares to Lithium Chile Inc. (the “Payment Shares”). In addition to the statutory hold period of four months and one day from the date of issuance, the Payment Shares are subject to a 12-month voluntary hold period from the date of issuance.
The Company also announces the granting of incentive stock options (“Options”) to certain of its directors, officers and consultants to purchase up to an aggregate 694,600 common shares of the Company at a price of $0.20 per common share for a period of three years, with the Options vesting immediately.
About Monumental Minerals Corp.
Monumental Minerals Corp. is a mineral exploration company focused on the acquisition, exploration, and development of mineral resource properties in the critical and electric metals sector. The Company’s flagship asset is the Jemi HREE project located in Coahuila, Mexico near the Texas, USA border which the Company has an option to acquire 100% of the 3,650-hectare project. The Company has an option to acquire a 75% interest and title to the Laguna cesium-lithium brine project located in Chile and a 50.01% interest in the Salar De Turi lithium project in Chile.
On behalf of the Board of Directors,
/s/ “Jamil Sader”
Jamil Sader, Chief Executive Officer and Director
Email: [email protected]
Max Sali, VP Corporate Development and Director
Email: [email protected]
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This news release does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to sell any of the securities in the United States. The securities have not been and will not be registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “U.S. Securities Act”) or any state securities laws and may not be offered or sold within the United States or to U.S. Persons unless registered under the U.S. Securities Act and applicable state securities laws or an exemption from such registration is available.
Forward Looking Information
This news release contains “forward‐looking information or statements” within the meaning of applicable securities laws, which may include, without limitation, the potential plans for the Company’s projects, other statements relating to the technical, financial and business prospects of the Company, its projects and other matters. All statements in this news release, other than statements of historical facts, that address events or developments that the Company expects to occur, are forward-looking statements. Although the Company believes the expectations expressed in such forward-looking statements are based on reasonable assumptions, such statements are not guarantees of future performance and actual results may differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements. Such statements are based on numerous assumptions regarding present and future business strategies and the environment in which the Company will operate in the future, including the price of metals, the ability to achieve its goals, that general business and economic conditions will not change in a material adverse manner and that financing will be available if and when needed and on reasonable terms. Such forward-looking information reflects the Company’s views with respect to future events and is subject to risks, uncertainties and assumptions, including the risks and uncertainties relating to the interpretation of exploration results, risks related to the inherent uncertainty of exploration and cost estimates and the potential for unexpected costs and expenses and those other risks filed under the Company’s profile on SEDAR at www.sedar.com. While such estimates and assumptions are considered reasonable by the management of the Company, they are inherently subject to significant business, economic, competitive and regulatory uncertainties and risks. Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those in forward looking statements include, but are not limited to, continued availability of capital and financing and general economic, market or business conditions, failure to secure personnel and equipment for work programs, adverse weather and climate conditions, risks relating to unanticipated operational difficulties (including failure of equipment or processes to operate in accordance with specifications or expectations, cost escalation, unavailability of materials and equipment, government action or delays in the receipt of government approvals, industrial disturbances or other job action, and unanticipated events related to health, safety and environmental matters), risks relating to inaccurate geological assumptions, failure to maintain all necessary government permits, approvals and authorizations, failure to obtain surface access agreements or understandings from local communities, land owners or Indigenous groups, fluctuation in exchange rates, the impact of Covid-19 or other viruses and diseases on the Company’s ability to operate, an inability to predict and counteract the effects of COVID-19 on the business of the Company, including but not limited to, the effects of COVID-19 on the price of commodities, capital market conditions, restriction on labour and international travel and supply chains, decrease in the price of rare earth elements, lithium, cesium and other metals, loss of key employees, consultants, or directors, failure to maintain community acceptance (including from the Indigenous communities), increase in costs, litigation, and failure of counterparties to perform their contractual obligations. The Company does not undertake to update forward‐looking statements or forward‐looking information, except as required by law.