Carube Copper Announces OZ Minerals Royalty Deed Amendment
TSX VENTURE: CUC
Toronto, Ontario--(Newsfile Corp. - May 27, 2019) - Carube Copper Corp. (TSXV: CUC) ("Carube Copper" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that the company and OZ Minerals have successfully amended the Royalty Deed with respect to Carube's five 100% owned Special Exclusive Prospecting Licenses ('SEPL') covering 276 square km in Jamaica, West Indies. The licences include Arthurs Seat (SEPL 577), Mt. Ogle (SEPL 573), Windsor Castle (SEPL 576), Berkshire Hall (SEPL 575) and Shirley Castle (SEPL 574) all of which Carube Copper acquired from OZ Minerals in 2016.
Under the terms of the amended agreement, OZ Minerals agrees to:
- waive the $1,500,000 payment within a year of commencement of commercial production if the mineral product is less than 10,000 tonnes per annum.
- reduce their 2% NSR to a 1% NSR and agree to a buy-back of 1/2 of the 1% NSR for $0.25M on any of the licenses.
Renegotiation of Royalty Deed
The successful renegotiation of, and amendment to, the Royalty Deed places the company in a stronger overall position to negotiate with interested parties.
Mr. Stephen Hughes, CEO, commented: "The signing of the amended Royalty Deed paves the way for the company to negotiate partnerships for the exploration development on any of these 100% owned copper and gold licenses. We have received expressions of interest from several companies in relation to these Jamaican assets and we will continue to discuss a number of strategic alternatives."
ABOUT CARUBE COPPER
Carube Copper is focused on creating substantive long-term value for its shareholders through the discovery and development of world class copper and gold deposits. Carube currently holds a 100% interest in 11 licenses covering 535 km2 of highly prospective copper-gold terrain in Jamaica, a 100% interest in three porphyry copper-gold properties covering 492 km2 within the Cascade Magmatic Arc in southwestern British Columbia and a 100% interest in the 46 km2 Stewart Brook Gold Project in the Meguma Gold Belt of Nova Scotia. Carube is actively searching for additional high potential copper and gold properties to add to its portfolio.
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