New Chairman of the Board in Keliber Oy

Nordic Mining’s CFO, Lars K. Grøndahl has been elected Chairman of the Board in the Finnish lithium company Keliber Oy (“Keliber”). Nordic Mining owns approximately 25% of the share capital and is the largest shareholder in Keliber.

Lars K. Grøndahl comments: “Having concluded a comprehensive and positive pre-feasibility study in March this year, Keliber is now progressing on the definitive feasibility study. Going forward, consideration of financing options will be particularly focused. Both in Finland and internationally, investor interest is building up and together with board colleagues and the management team I look forward to continuing the process to position Keliber as the first producer in Europe of battery grade lithium carbonate.”

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For questions please contact CFO Lars K. Grøndahl, telephone +47 901 60 941.

Oslo, 8 August 2016
Nordic Mining ASA

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Nordic Mining ASA (“Nordic Mining” or “the Company”) is a resource company with focus on high-end industrial minerals and metals in Norway and internationally. The Company’s project portfolio is of high international standard and holds a significant economic potential. The Company’s assets are in the Nordic region.

Through the subsidiary Nordic Rutile AS Nordic Mining is undertaking large-scale project development at Engebø in Sogn and Fjordane where the Company has rights to a substantial eclogite deposit with rutile and garnet. Permits for the project were granted by the Norwegian government in April 2015. Nordic Mining has rights for exploration and production of high-purity quartz in Kvinnherad in Hordaland and develops the project through its subsidiary Nordic Quartz AS. Nordic Mining’s associated company Keliber Oy in Finland plans to start mining of lithium bearing spodumene and production of lithium carbonate. Nordic Mining holds exploration rights on the Øksfjord Peninsula in Troms and Finnmark, where the Company has discovered a prospective area of sulphide mineralisation. Through the subsidiary Nordic Ocean Resources AS, Nordic Mining is exploring opportunities related to seabed mineral resources.

Nordic Mining is listed on Oslo Axess.