May 5, 2015 – Toronto, Ontario: QMX GOLD CORPORATION (TSXV:QMX)(“QMX Gold” or the “Company”) has completed the sale of the Snow Lake Project located in Snow Lake, Manitoba, to a wholly-owned subsidiary of Hudbay Minerals Inc.(“Hudbay”).
In consideration for the Snow Lake Project, Hudbay has paid US$12.3 million in cash and has agreed to a contingent payment of US$5 million, payable if the price of gold is equal to or greater than US$1,400/oz on the third anniversary of the closing date. QMX Gold will use the proceeds of the sale, including its right to receive the contingent payment, to pay down debt under its credit facility with Third Eye Capital Corporation (“TEC”).
QMX has also agreed to repay C$3.9 million to TEC using funds that had been previously used to support QMX’s operations in Snow Lake, Manitoba.
The Company is in negotiations with TEC to come to a mutually satisfactory resolution with respect to the remaining debt outstanding.
QMX Gold will continue operations at its Val d’Or property to fulfill the custom milling agreement to process ore from the Elder Mine for Abcourt Mines Inc. (“Abcourt”). The Company also continues to look for other custom milling opportunities and strategic acquisitions in the Val d’Or region to ensure the continuation of operations past the Abcourt custom milling contract.
QMX Gold Corporation is a Canadian mining company traded on the TSX-V under the symbol “QMX”. The Company is focusing on mine development and exploration in Quebec and is actively looking for other mining projects for acquisition in the Val d’Or area.
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