Final 2018 Drilling Results:
Marathon Gold Corporation (“Marathon” or the “Company”) (TSX: MOZ) is pleased to announce the excellent results from an updated independent Preliminary Economic Assessment study (“PEA”) on its 100% owned Valentine Lake Gold Camp that was led by John T. Boyd Company and Lycopodium Minerals Canada. The new PEA optimizes the development of the Valentine Lake Gold Camp mineral resource by open pit mining, and gold recovery by a combination of a milling circuit and heap leaching, incorporating gravity and flotation circuits with leaching of the concentrate and tails. The study is based on an initial 12-year mine life and produced an after- tax Net Present Value (“NPV”) of $493 million using a 5% discount rate. The financial model shows an after- tax Internal Rate of Return (“IRR”) of 30% and a capital payback period of 2.5 years. All dollar figures are reported in US$ and after-tax unless stated otherwise.
Marathon Gold Corporation (“Marathon” or the “Company”) (TSX: MOZ) is pleased to announce the appointment of Robbert Borst as Chief Operating Officer of the Company effective August 1, 2018. Mr. Borst successfully managed the company’s initial Preliminary Economic Assessment (PEA) for the Valentine Lake Gold Camp which was released on May 17, 2018.
Marathon Gold Corporation (“Marathon” or the “Company”) (TSX:MOZ) is pleased to announce that it has completed its previously announced bought deal prospectus offering of 2,900,000 flow-through common shares in the capital of the Company (“FT Shares”) at a price of $1.05 per FT Share and 5,900,000 common shares in the capital of the Company (“Common Shares”) at a price of $0.85 per Common Share for gross proceeds to the Company of $8,060,000 (the “Offering”). The Offering was conducted by a syndicate of underwriters co-led by Haywood Securities Inc. and RBC Capital Markets and including Canaccord Genuity Corp., Laurentian Bank Securities Inc. and Raymond James Ltd.