Nemaska Readies to Spin-off Non-Lithium Assets to Monarques Resources Inc.

June 3, 2011

Nemaska Exploration (TSX-V: NMX and OTC Other: NMKEF) announced today the reciept of a final prospectus filed with the regulatory authorities in Quebec, Ontario, Alberta and British Columbia, with respect to a public offering of between $2,000,000 and $6,000,000 in the capital stock of Monarques Resources Inc. in a combination of units and flow through shares.

From today’s release:

Monarques has agreed, conditional upon closing of the Offering, to purchase all rights, titles and interests owned by Nemaska in the Lac Arques, Lac des Montagnes and Lac Levac properties for a purchase price of $7,500,000 by issuing, as at the closing date of the Offering, an aggregate of 18,750,000 Common Shares at a price of $0.40 per Common Share. Nemaska intends to distribute 3,685,645 of these 18,750,000 Common Shares to its shareholders as a dividend. The record date to determine the shareholders allowed to receive the proposed dividend remains to be confirmed.

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Nemaska Completes Winter Drill Program, New Resource Estimate Forthcoming

June 1, 2011

Nemaska Exploration (OTC Other: NMKEF; TSX-V: NMX) has completed its winter drill program made up of 8,913 metres across 48 drill holes.  The final 15 drill holes were recently completed and continue to illustrate the high-grade of the main mineralized zone and confirm the presence of smaller dykes to the South of the Main zone. Highlights include: 42.7 m at 1.83% Li2O and, 42.2 m at 1.61% Li2O, 39.6 m at 1.56% Li2O and 23.8 m at 1.83% Li2O.

Following this last diamond drill program, the results of a new resources estimate are expected later this month.

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Nemaska Redeems $1 Million Convertible Debenture

June 1, 2011

Nemaska Exploration (OTC Other: NMKEF; TSX-V: NMX) has completed the purchase of the $1 million convertible debenture that it had issued in favour of Golden Goose Resources Inc., on January 15, 2010 as a partial payment for the purchase of the Lac Levac and Lac des Montagnes mining properties.  Nemaska has paid a total amount of $925,000 in full payment of the debenture and is now debt free.

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Nemaska Covered by eResearch with Speculative Buy Rating

May 11, 2011

eResearch initaited coverage of Nemaska Exploration (TSX-V: NMX and OTC: NMKEF) with a Speculative Buy rating, and a Target Price of $0.95.

Nemaska is in the process of spinning off its non-lithium assets into a separate company while, at the same time, it is building on its relationship with its strategic partner, China’s Tianqi Group, which could jump-start Nemaska’s lithium business in China. Meanwhile, Nemaska is focused on bringing its Whabouchi lithium property, which is one of the world’s largest lithium deposits, into production by 2013. Tianqi could provide needed financing for this endeavour. To review the full report, just click on the graphic below:


Nemaska Blasts a 50-Tonne Bulk Sample at Whabouchi for Pilot Plant Testing

May 5, 2011

Nemaska Exploration (OTC Other: NMKEF; TSX-V: NMX) has blasted a 50 tonnes bulk sample on its Whabouchi lithium project for metallurgical pilot plant testing.  The 50 tonnes sample comes from the main zone and is located in the R-575 trench where channel samples returned 1.65% Li2O over 37.5 metres.  In addition to the material coming from the R-575 trench, the bulk sample will also include approximately 8 tonnes of drill core material that has been collected across the deposit as part of the recently completed 8,909 metre infill diamond drill program. The diamond drill program used large-diameter HQ size core to obtain more representative material for the pilot plant process.

According to Guy Bourassa, President and CEO of Nemaska, “This is a major step towards completing a full feasibility study and discussing offtake agreements with potential clients.  we remain on track to have the definitive feasibility study completed by Fall 2011.”

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Nemaska Drills Additional High-Grade Intersections at Whabouchi

April 27, 2011

For our readers who, like me, grew up with Bono and his band U2, you may recall one of their hit songs, Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For.  And if you’re an exploration mining company, that would be the worst/last choice for a theme song.  Fortunately for Nemaska Exploration (OTC Other: NMKEF; TSX-V: NMX), which continues to find excellent width and high-grade intersections at its Whabouchi lithium project, that song is entirely not applicable. 

To this end, the Company has drilled 8,909 metres across 43 holes which continue to illustrate the high-grade nature of the main mineralized zone and confirm the presence of smaller dykes to the South of the Main zone. Highlights include: 53.5 m at 1.81% Li2O, 39.6 m at 1.56% Li2O, 13.5 m at 1.81% Li2O and 17.0 m at 1.71% Li2O. The results of the initial 22 holes have been released on March 24, April 11 and 20, 2011.

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Nemaska Discovers More High-Grade Intersections at Whabouchi; Subsidiary Files Preliminary Prospectus

April 20, 2011

Nemaska Exploration (OTCQX: NMKEF; TSX-V: NMX) has completed 8,909 metres of drilling across 43 holes at its 100% owned Whabouchi lithium project.  The Company’s most recent results come from 5 drill holes illustrate the high-grade of the main mineralized zone and confirm the presence of smaller dykes to the South of the Main zone.  Highlights include 25.5 m at 2.28% Li2O, 23.0 m at 1.92% Li2O and 11.9 m at 2.36% Li2O.

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Nemaska’s newly formed subsidiary, Monarques Resources, has filed a preliminary prospectus for an offering of a minimum of $2,000,000 comprised of 2,500,000 units at a price of $0.40 per Unit and 2,000,000 common shares in the capital of Monarques, to be issued as “Flow-Through Shares”, at a price of $0.50 per Flow-Through Share.

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