FSC / Press Release
EMC Announces Resignation of Board Director
Reno, Nevada US, May 06, 2013 /FSC/ - EMC Metals Corp. (EMC - TSX), (the
"Company" or "EMC") announced today the resignation of John W. Grubb from the
board of directors of EMC Metals Corp. Mr. Grubb was appointed to the EMC Board
as an independent Director in May of 2012, and will move to a position on the
EMC Advisory Committee, as a technical mining advisor to the Company and Board.
EMC has no plans to replace Mr. Grubb on the Board at this time.
Mr. Grubb has held numerous business manager roles in both surface and
underground mines for BHP Billiton, and is currently an Adjunct Professor of
Mine Engineering at the Colorado School of Mines, in Golden, Colorado. Mr.
Grubb has a BS in Mine Engineering from the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and
State University, an MS in Engineering Administration from the University of
Tennessee, and a PhD in Mining and Earth Systems Engineering from Colorado
School of Mines in Golden, Colorado.
Mr. William B. Harris, Chairman of EMC commented as follows:
"The EMC Board wishes to thank John for his participation on the Board, and is
pleased to have his continued participation on the EMC Advisory Committee."
About EMC Metals
EMC owns a 100% interest in the Springer tungsten mine in Nevada, USA, and is
pursuing a near term restart strategy on the facility. The Company owns rights
to a 100% interest in the Nyngan Scandium project in New South Wales, Australia,
where EMC has completed metallurgical test work and plans to pursue further
feasibility study and development options. EMC also owns a 100% interest in the
Carlin Vanadium property near Carlin, Nevada. All three of these properties
have current NI 43-101 Technical Reports filed on SEDAR, copies of which are
available on the Company website. In addition, EMC owns a 100% interest in both
the Tordal Scandium and Hogtuva Beryllium properties in Norway, where we
continue exploration for scandium and REE minerals.
The technical information in this news release has been reviewed by Willem
Duyvesteyn, a Qualified Person as defined by National Instrument NI 43-101. Mr.
Duyvesteyn is employed by EMC Metals Corp.
For additional information please contact:
EMC Metals Corp.
Investor Relations-Nevada: Edward Dickinson (775-355-9500) ext. 1002
No stock exchange, securities commission or other regulatory authority has
approved or disapproved the information contained herein.
This press release contains forward-looking information that does involve
various risks and uncertainties regarding future events. Such forward-looking
information can include without limitation statements regarding long term prices
for tungsten, our ability to find and retain qualified management and key
technical persons to operate the tungsten project, our ability to raise the
necessary capital to fund a restart of mining operations, the short term or long
term economic feasibility of tungsten production at our Springer facility, and
in general statements based on current expectations involving a number of risks
and uncertainties and are not guarantees of future performance. Forward-looking
information in this press release is based on estimates and opinions of
management on the dates they are made and are expressly qualified in their
entirety by this notice, and by other risk factors disclosed in our public
filings. Except as required by law, EMC assumes no obligation to update
forward-looking information should circumstances or management's estimates or
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Source: EMC Metals Corp. (TSX: EMC) http://www.emcmetals.com
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