VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA - August 31, 2015 - MGX Minerals Inc. (“MGX” or the “Company”) ($XMG:CNX) (FKT: 1MG) is pleased to report the Company has retained the services of VAST Resources Solutions (“VAST”), headquartered in Cranbrook, British Columbia, to conduct environmental and engineering studies for the Driftwood Creek magnesium project (“Driftwood Creek”).
On July 15th MGX’s Senior Project Engineer held extensive discussions with the Regional Manager of Mines in Cranbrook, British Columbia to finalize the path for submission of a British Columbia Mining & Reclamation Permit application for the Driftwood Creek magnesium project (see press release dated July 17, 2015). Based on those discussions and input from VAST, a series of technical studies will now be performed over the coming months including:
-Environmental baseline studies
The Company will work closely with VAST to ensure that a mining application is submitted in a timely manner and compliant with British Columbia’s environmental regulations.
About VAST Resource Solutions
VAST Resource Solutions Inc. is a natural resource management and engineering consulting firm with its head office in Cranbrook, BC. VAST provides a unique array of environmental, engineering, forestry, agricultural, geomatics and reclamation consulting services to private and public sector clients throughout western Canada.
About MGX Minerals
MGX Minerals (CSE: XMG) is a diversified Canadian mining company listed on the Canadian Securities Exchange. MGX is engaged in the acquisition and development of industrial mineral deposits in western Canada that offer near-term production potential, minimal barriers to entry and low initial capital expenditures.
The Company’s flagship project is the Driftwood Creek magnesium project in the East Kootenay region of British Columbia. The long-term strategic business objectives of the Company include constructing a quarry mine and processing plant to produce magnesium oxide at Driftwood Creek. The Driftwood Creek project is currently under permitting review for granting of a mining lease and applications for associated operating permits are in various stages of preparation. MGX owns the majority of significant magnesite properties in the Province of British Columbia as reported by the British Columbia Geological Service.
For more information please visit the Company’s website at www.mgxminerals.com.
Chief Executive Officer
Dr. Michael Reimann
Chief Financial Officer
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