VANCOUVER, Sept. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Search Minerals Inc. ("Search" or the "Company") (TSXV: SMY) is pleased to announce a non-brokered private placement financing of up to 1,400,000 flow-through units (the "FT Units") at a price of $0.18 per FT Unit for gross proceeds of up to $252,000.
Each FT Unit is comprised of one flow-through common share of the Company and one common share purchase warrant of the Company. Each warrant shall be exercisable into one additional non-flow through common share of the Company for a period of 18 months from closing of the private placement at an exercise price of $0.20.
The gross proceeds from the sale of FT Units will be used to fund a drill program of the Company at its heavy rare earth element prospect at Pesky Hill, and for working capital and general corporate purposes.
The Company may pay a cash finder's fee to certain finders of up to 6% of the aggregate gross proceeds of the private placement. All securities issued pursuant to the private placement will be subject to a four month hold period from the date of issuance. Completion of the private placement is subject to TSX Venture Exchange approval.
Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility of the adequacy or accuracy of this release.
About Search Minerals
Search Minerals Inc. (TSXV:SMY) is a TSX Venture Exchange listed company, headquartered in Vancouver, B.C. Search is the discoverer of the Port Hope Simpson REE District, a highly prospective light and heavy REE belt located in southeast Labrador where the company controls a dominant land position in a belt 135km long and up to 12km wide. In addition, Search has a number of other mineral prospects in its portfolio located in Newfoundland and Labrador, including a number of claims in the Strange Lake Complex, where Quest Rare Minerals has an earn-in agreement with the Company; and at the Red Wine Complex, where Great Western Minerals Group has a Joint Venture with the Company.
Furthermore, Search Minerals is the owner of patents relating to the Starved Acid Leaching Technology ("SALT"), a process with the potential to economically recover nickel and cobalt from known deposits currently considered sub economic.
Search Minerals is led by a management team and Board of Directors with a proven track record in the mining industry. The Company has experienced geological and metallurgical teams led by Dr. Randy Miller and Dr. David Dreisinger respectively.
This news release contains forward-looking statements that are not historical facts. Forward-looking statements involve risks, uncertainties and other factors that could cause actual results, performance, prospects, and opportunities to differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from these forward-looking statements include those risks set out in Search's public documents filed on SEDAR at www.sedar.com. Although Search believes that the assumptions and factors used in preparing the forward-looking statements are reasonable, undue reliance should not be placed on these statements, which only apply as of the date of this news release, and no assurance can be given that such events will occur in the disclosed time frames or at all. Except where required by law, Search disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statement, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.
This news release does not constitute an offer to sell, or the solicitation of an offer to buy, any securities in any jurisdiction; nor shall there be any sale of securities in any state in the United States in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful. The securities referred to herein have not been, and will not be, registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and may not be offered or sold within the United States or to or for the account or benefit of U.S. persons absent registration or an applicable exemption from registration requirements.
SOURCE Search Minerals Inc.