NexGen Energy Ltd. (“NexGen” or the “Company”) (TSX: NXE, NYSE MKT:NXE) is pleased to announce the acceptance of a Project Description (Technical Proposal) by the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (“CNSC”) and the Saskatchewan Ministry of Environment (“MOE”). The acceptance marks the commencement of an Environmental Assessment (“EA”) on the Rook I Project (the “Project”) in accordance with the requirements of both The Environmental Assessment Act (Province of Saskatchewan) and the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act, 2012 “CEAA 2012” (Government of Canada). The EA will be conducted through a coordinated process between the MOE and the CNSC, which is the Federal life-cycle regulator for all uranium mine and mill projects in Canada.
Marathon Gold Corporation (“Marathon” or the “Company”) (TSX: MOZ) announced today that Phillip Walford, President and Chief Executive Officer, has advised the Company that he will retire as CEO once a successor is hired and he has agreed to assist the Board of Directors to ensure a seamless transition. Following his retirement, Mr. Walford will continue to serve as a director of the Company and will be available to provide ongoing input and support with respect to the Company’s flagship Valentine Gold Camp. The Board of Directors has commenced a global search for a new President and CEO who has the expertise and track record to lead the company through the next phase of development and construction of the Valentine Gold Camp.