. @TriumphGoldCorp $TIG $TIGCF Closes $5,124,000 #Financing and Confirm #GoldCorpInc Participation

Triumph Gold Corp. (TSX-V: TIG) (“Triumph” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that it has completed a private placement financing of 14,641,101 units of Triumph at a price of $0.35 per unit for gross proceeds of approximately $5,124,385.  Each unit consists of one common share of the Company and one half of one non-transferable common share purchase warrant (each whole warrant, a “Warrant”).  Each Warrant is exercisable into one additional common share at a price of $0.55 for a period of two years from the closing of the financing.  The investment was made primarily by institutional investors. A private Hong Kong fund invested approximately $2.5 million and three existing shareholders (amongst others) participated in the offering, including Goldcorp Inc. (“Goldcorp”) which exercised its right to top up to a 19.9% ownership by participating in the financing.

John Anderson, Chairman of Triumph commented: “We are excited to have new institutional investors investing directly into the Company as we continue to explore the Freegold Mountain project.  As well, we are overwhelmed that current shareholders requested to increase their investment at this time.  Goldcorp has participated in this financing to increase its interest in the Company to 19.999% on a partially diluted basis.  We view this investment as a validation of our exploration philosophy and look forward to continuing to work with Goldcorp’s technical team as we continue to advance the Freegold Mountain project.”

The proceeds of the offering will be used for exploration at the Company’s Freegold Mountain project and for general working capital.  Triumph currently has two diamond drills on the property and is in the middle of an 18,000 metre drilling program.

All securities issued in connection with this financing will be subject to a statutory four month hold period expiring on November 12, 2018, in accordance with applicable Canadian securities laws.  Upon completion of the private placement, the Company will have 78,442,638 common shares issued and outstanding.  The Company has agreed to pay cash finder’s fees in the aggregate amount of $31,300 to certain finders in connection with the private placement.

Goldcorp and Palisade Global Investments Ltd., each subscribed for 2,719,674 units and 2,900,000 units, respectively, under the offering.  The participation of each of these insiders is considered to be a “related party transaction” as defined under TSX Venture Exchange Policy 5.9 and Multilateral Instrument 61-101 Protection of Minority Security Holders in Special Transactions (“MI 61-101”). The Company determined that an exemption from the formal valuation requirement of MI 61-101 was available for each related party transaction pursuant to Section 5.5(b) of MI 61-101. The Company also relied on Section 5.7(1)(a) of MI 61-101 for an exemption from the minority shareholder approval requirement.

The Company did not file a material change report more than 21 days in advance of the closing of the offering, which the Company deems reasonable and necessary in the circumstances as the closing date of the private placement had not been established at that time.

About Triumph Gold Corp.

Triumph Gold Corp. is a growth oriented Canadian-based precious metals exploration and development company.  Triumph Gold Corp. is focused on creating value through the advancement of the district scale Freegold Mountain project in Yukon.  For maps and more information, please visit our website www.triumphgoldcorp.com

On behalf of the Board of Directors

Signed “Paul Reynolds”
Paul Reynolds, President & CEO

 

For further information please contact:
John Anderson, Executive Chairman
Triumph Gold Corp.
+1 (604) 218-7400
janderson@triumphgoldcorp.com

Pistol Bay to Start Drilling at Confederation Lake in March 2018

Vancouver, B.C. – February 22, 2018: Pistol Bay Mining Inc. (TSX-V – PST; Frankfurt – OQS2) (“Pistol Bay” or the “Company’) is pleased to announce that it is currently soliciting and reviewing bids from drilling contractors for the rights to drill the Company’s Confederation Lake greenstone belt VMS properties. A decision is expected shortly, and drilling is planned to commence March 2018.

Pistol Bay has received the one million dollars ($1,000,000) from Rio Tinto for the uranium assets it owned in the Athabasca Basin (see news release February13,2018). Proceeds from this payment will be used to fund the drilling program at Confederation Lake.

Three drill holes of at least 500 metres each are planned to further test the Arrow Zone and to retrieve core for preliminary metallurgical testing. The Arrow Zone was the subject of a 43-101 report in 2017 that presented an inferred mineral resource of 2,100,000 tonnes grading 5.78% zinc, 0.72% copper, 0.60 grams per tonne (g/t) gold and 19.5 g/t silver. (8.42% zinc eq.) (see news release February 15, 2018).

Approximately ten diamond drill holes totaling approximately 2,000 metres will test the Fredart “A” Zone (also referred to as the Copperlode “A” Zone). A historical resource estimate made in 1971 for the Fredart “A” Zone, based on diamond drilling in the 1960s, was 386,000 tonnes grading 1.56% copper and 33.6 g/t silver, or alternatively 219,500 tonnes at 1.95% copper and 41.8 g/t silver. Neither of these estimates conforms to any class of mineral resource or mineral reserve defined by the 2014 CIM guidelines.

@TriumphGoldCorp $TIG $NFRGF 2017 #Exploration Plans #Gold #Yukon

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Triumph intends to execute a $4 million exploration program on the Freegold Mountain property, as well as smaller reconnaissance mapping and sampling projects on Tad/Toro and Severance properties in Yukon and Andalusite Peak in northern British Columbia.

Exploration on the Freegold Mountain property will commence in late May and extend until early October.  The work will include approximately 13,000 m of diamond drilling, seven line km of trenching, geological mapping, prospecting and a soil geochemistry survey.

Drilling will be focused on four areas:

  1. Nucleus (4,000 m). The Nucleus deposit involves several superimposed deposit types and contains 1.3 million Ozs gold within 74.7 million tonnes in the indicated category (0.30 g/t AuEq1 cut-off).  2017 exploration drilling will comprise broad step outs that target areas prospective for extensions of one or more of the deposit types.
  2. Revenue and the adjacent Blue Sky Zone (5,000 m). Revenue is a porphyry style deposit that contains 1.0 million Ozs gold, 8.98 million Ozs Ag, and 241 million lbs copper within 80.8 million tonnes in the inferred category (0.5 g/t AuEq1 cut-off).  2017 drilling near Revenue will focus on the Blue Sky Zone, a 2.3 square km area to the east of Revenue, with coincident soil and chargeability anomalies that are adjacent to and along strike of some of the longest and best drill intersection within the main Revenue Zone (e.g. 16% Cu, 0.66 g/t Au over 196.02 m [RVD11-019 368.88 – 476.94m]).
  3. The newly discovered Generation Zone (2,000 m). The Generation zone is a porphyry copper gold target identified in 2016.  It consists of strongly altered granodiorite exposed over 80 meters that contains a high density of mineralized quartz +/- magnetite veins. The mineralized outcrops are centered approximately 150 meters above the modeled depth of a strong 2.9 X 1.3 km chargeability high.
  4. A soil and geophysical anomaly that extends 2 km along strike between the Nucleus and Revenue deposit areas (2,000 m).

Drilling at the Nucleus and Revenue deposit areas will constitute significant step outs, up to 1.5 km from the current resource areas, to test new exploration targets developed during a thorough data and drill core review conducted in 2016.

Exploration at the property’s third resource area, the Tinta polymetallic vein deposit, will include broadening of the existing soil geochemistry survey area with approximately 1,200 samples over 7 km2.  This will complement the ground magnetic and VLF-EM survey that was conducted in 2016, which defined several strong conductors that parallel the Tinta vein deposit and are coincident with Au, Ag, Pb, Bi in soil anomalies over the limited existing soil grid.  Once results are obtained, trenching will be conducted over coincident anomalies.

A number of less developed prospects on the Freegold Mountain property, including the Nitro, Castle, and Stoddart porphyry prospects and Goldy, Ridge, and Irene epithermal gold prospects, will be the subject of focused data, drill core, and field studies/reviews by Triumph’s senior geologists in order to evaluate exploration potential.

NI 43-101 Disclosure

  1. AuEq is based on metal prices of $1,250/oz for gold, US$22.00/oz for silver, US$2.90/lb for copper and US$10.00/lb for molybdenum. The AuEq calculations reflect gross metal content and do not apply any adjustment factors for difference in metallurgical recoveries of gold, copper, silver and molybdenum.
  2. Mineral resources do not demonstrate economic viability, and there is no certainty that these mineral resources will be converted into mineable reserves once economic considerations are applied.
  3. The above mineral resource estimates have been prepared in compliance with the standards of NI 43-101 by J. Campbell, B.Sc., P. Geo., A. Armitage, Ph.D., P. Geol., A. Sexton, M.Sc., P. Geo., and D. Studd, M.Sc., P. Geo. of GeoVector Management Inc.

The technical content of this news release has been reviewed and approved by Tony Barresi, Ph.D., P.Geo, Vice President Exploration of the company and qualified person for the purposes of National Instrument 43-101 — Standards of Disclosure for Mineral Properties of the Canadian Securities Administrators.

Options Granted

Subject to regulatory approval, the Company has granted 5,900,000 incentive stock options to officers, directors, employees and consultants at a price of $0.40 per share for a period of five years from grant.

@PistolBayMining $PST Increases Size of Confederation Lake VTEM Survey

Pistol Bay Logo3Pistol Bay expanded the upcoming VTEM airborne electromagnetic and magnetic survey to cover almost twice the area of the original survey plan. Geotech Limited is contracted to survey the 40 km length of the Confederation Lake greenstone belt, southeast of Red Lake, Ontario.

With a larger loop, more power and better signal-to-noise resolution than earlier airborne electromagnetic systems, the current version of VTEM™, known as VTEM™ Plus, is able to resolve conductors at significantly greater depths than any previous airborne system.  By flying a survey over large areas of favourable geology, Pistol Bay will be exploring a depth slice that has only been investigated in the past by large-loop ground EM systems over very limited areas.  Target definition will be materially assisted by two recently acquired data sets.  A whole-rock geochemical database with almost 7,000 analyses was inherited from Noranda Exploration by AurCrest Gold Inc. and delivered to Pistol Bay as part of the AurCrest Gold property acquisition (see Pistol Bay news release January 18, 2017).  As well, a data set of Selco drill results, many of which were never in the public domain was supplied by the vendor of the Joy North property (see Pistol Bay news release February 22, 2017).

@PistolBayMining $PST Closes #Financing, Extends Expiry on #Warrants

Pistol Bay Logo3Pistol Bay $PST closed a non-brokered private placement financing for gross proceeds of $336,600, issuing 3,960,000 units at a price of $0.085 per unit, each unit comprising of one common share and one transferable share purchase warrant, with each warrant entitling the holder to purchase one additional common share for a period of 18 months at a price of $0.12.

The Company has paid finder’s fees of a total of $32,810, 173,000 common shares, and an aggregate 223,000 finder’s warrants. Pistol Bay will use the proceeds of the private placement for exploration expenditures and general working capital.

The Company will extend the expiry date of 7,632,500 common share purchase warrants that were issued on August 29, 2016. The old expiry date of August 29, 2017 will be extended to August 29, 2018.

$PST @PistolBayMining Closes #Financing

Pistol Bay closed a non-brokered private placement financing for total gross proceeds of $548,436.89, issuing 5,566,126 NFT units at a price of $0.07 per NFT unit and 1,764,534 FT unit at a price of $0.09 per FT unit. Gross hard dollars raised is $389,628.83 and FT dollars is $158,808.06.

The FT units are one common share and 1/2 share purchase warrant with each whole warrant priced at $0.15 for a period of up to 18 months.

Finder’s fees of $9,580 were paid and 50,000 finder’s warrants issued.

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@TriumphGoldCorp $TIG $NFRGF Announces Results of AGM

Incumbent directors John Anderson, Paul Reynolds, Joe Campbell and Marco Strub were re-elected to the board of directors. Gregory Sparks was elected as a new director and previous directors Bill Harris and Greg Johnson did not stand for re-election.

Greg Sparks is a registered Professional Engineer and currently the Managing Director-Metals of John T. Boyd Company Mining and Geological Consultants. He has over 40 years of diverse experience relating to surface and underground mines and plants.

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@PistolBayMining Appoints Jody Dahrouge to Advisory Board

Pistol Bay Mining Inc. TSXV-PST announced that Jody Dahrouge, B.Sc., Sp.C., P.Geol., has joined their Advisory Board.

Mr. Dahrouge is a professional geologist with over 25 years of experience in Canada and internationally, and has a successful background in base metals, industrial minerals, rare metals and uranium exploration.

Since 1998, Mr. Dahrouge has been the President of Dahrouge Geological Consulting Ltd., a geological services company that provides consulting services to a broad range of public and private exploration and mining companies. He is a professional geologist (Alberta) and holds Bachelor of Science degrees in geology and computing science, both from the University of Alberta.  Mr. Dahrouge has been involved in all aspects of mineral exploration and development for a wide variety of commodities worldwide.

Until September 2007, Mr. Dahrouge was President and COO of Fission Energy Corp. (“Fission”), and played a key role in the acquisition of several of Fission’s key exploration properties, including Waterbury Lake, Patterson Lake and Patterson Lake South (“PLS”). Two very significant uranium occurrences were eventually discovered at those projects, including the J-Zone at Waterbury Lake, and the Triple R uranium deposit at PLS.  Mr. Dahrouge has been a director and VP Exploration of Commerce Resources Corp. since 2000.

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@PistolBayMining Receives Exchange Approval to Acquire Confederation Lake Property in Red Lake, #Ontario from AurCrest #Gold

Pistol Bay Mining (TSX.V-PST) (Frankfurt: OQS2) has received approval from the TSX Venture Exchange to acquire from AurCrest all the mining claims held by AurCrest in the Confederation Lake greenstone belt southeast of Red Lake, Ontario. TheTSXV approval requires Pistol Bay to file an NI-43-101 compliant technical report related to the Arrow Zone of the Confederation Lake Property by mid-March 2017.

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Mr. Desjardins, President of Pistol Bay, stated, “Pistol Bay is a major land holder in a very prolifically mineralized VMS-rich belt.  Our holdings include the largest zinc-copper-silver deposit in the area, the second-largest VMS deposit remaining (Fredart Lake Property), and a portfolio of exploration targets ready for follow up drilling.  Pistol Bay is engaged in compiling data and re-appraising the AurCrest property with a view to planning an aggressive exploration program that will generate new drill targets, as well as follow up existing target areas and known deposits.”

Under the terms of the Agreement, Pistol Bay has the option to acquire a 100% interest in the AurCrest properties by paying AurCrest an aggregate of $250,000 and issuing an aggregate of 5 million common shares over four years with an initial payment of $25,000 and the issuance of 1 million common shares on closing, the payment of a further $25,000 within 90 days following closing and the payment of $50,000 and the issuance of 1 million common shares on each of the four anniversaries following closing. Each of the AurCrest properties is subject to a 2% net smelter returns royalty in favour of third parties.