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VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Feb 18, 2016) - True North Gems Inc. (TSX VENTURE:TGX) ("True North" or the "Company") is pleased to provide a construction and operations update for the Aappaluttoq Ruby Mine, SW Greenland. Since the last update, issued on October 19th, 2015, the company and our joint venture partners (LNS Greenland, "LNSG") have made substantial progress.
Construction & Plant Equipment installation
Continued progress reports will be issued and updated images can be viewed in the "Construction Updates" section under the "Our Mine" tab on the Company's website: www.truenorthgems.com.
Mr. Andrew Fagan M.Sc. C.Geol. FRSA, is a professional geologist registered with the Geological Society of London, UK. He is the Company's internal Qualified Person in accordance with NI43-101. Mr. Fagan has reviewed the geological data provided to True North by LNS-Greenland, and is responsible for the accuracy of such information. LNS-Greenland remain responsible for the supervision and construction of the process plant and the associated mine infrastructure.
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By their very nature, forward-looking statements involve inherent risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results, performances or achievements to differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements. These include, without limitation: price volatility, discrepancies between actual and estimated production, mineral reserves and resources and metallurgical recoveries, mining operational and development risks, regulatory restrictions (including environmental regulatory restrictions and liability), activities by governmental authorities (including changes in taxation), currency fluctuations, the speculative nature of gemstone exploration, the global economic climate, dilution, share price volatility, competition, loss of key employees; additional funding requirements and defective title to mineral claims or property. This list is not exhaustive. See also, for example, the risks disclosed in the Company's other disclosure documents filed at www.sedar.com, including, without limitation, those disclosed in the Company's management's discussion & analysis. The Company expressly disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, except as otherwise required by applicable securities legislation.