Vancouver, October 19, 2022 - Basin Uranium Corp. (CSE: NCLR) ("Basin Uranium" or the "Company") is pleased to announce, further to its news release on September 23, 2022, it has closed its first tranche of its previously announced non-brokered private placement (the "Unit Private Placement") of units of the Company (the "Units") at a price of $0.15 per Unit and non-brokered private placement (the "FT Private Placement", and with the Unit Private Placement, the "Private Placements") of "flow-through shares" of the Company within the meaning of the Income Tax Act (Canada) (each, a "FT Share") at $0.18 per FT Share. The Company issued 6,249,270 Units and 557,000 FT Shares for aggregate gross proceeds of $1,037,650. Each Unit comprised of one common share in the capital of the Company (each, a "Share") and one Share purchase warrant (each, a "Warrant"). Each Warrant is exercisable to purchase one additional Share until October 19, 2024 at $0.25 per Share.
The gross proceeds of the FT Private Placement will be used by the Company to incur eligible "Canadian exploration expenses" that will qualify as "flow-through mining expenditures" as such terms are defined in the Income Tax Act (Canada) (the "Qualifying Expenditures") related to the Company's Mann Lake uranium project located in Saskatchewan, Canada on or before December 31, 2023. Currently exploration is underway at the project and funds from the FT Private Placement will be used to expand the Company's ongoing phase two drill program. All Qualifying Expenditures will be renounced in favour of the subscribers effective December 31, 2022. The Company will use funds from the Unit Private Placement to conduct exploration and development work on its Wray Mesa project and for general working capital purposes.
In connection with the Private Placements, the Company has paid $33,871.60 finder's fees and issued a total of 276,729 finder's warrants (the "Finder's Warrants") to eligible finders. Each Finder's Warrant is exercisable to purchase one additional Share at $0.25 per Share until October 19, 2024.
All securities issued in connection with the Private Placements are subject to a statutory hold period ending on February 20, 2023, in accordance with applicable securities legislation.
The Company will proceed with the Private Placements of the remaining 417,396 Units at $0.15 per Unit and 4,998,555 FT Shares at $0.18 per FT Share for aggregate gross proceeds of up to $962,350 as previously announced in its news release on September 23, 2022.
The securities offered have not been, and will not be, registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "U.S. Securities Act") or any U.S. state securities laws, and may not be offered or sold in the United States or to, or for the account or benefit of, United States persons absent registration or an applicable exemption from the registration requirements of the U.S. Securities Act and applicable U.S. state securities laws. This press release does not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy securities in the United States, nor in any other jurisdiction.
About Basin Uranium Corp.
Basin Uranium Corp. is a Canadian junior exploration company focused on mineral exploration and development in the green energy sector. The Company owns the Wray Mesa project in southeastern Utah which has seen significant historic uranium and vanadium exploration and is located adjacent to the fully-permitted and production ready La Sal project. The Company has an option to acquire a 75% interest in the Mann Lake uranium project, located in the Athabasca basin in Northern Saskatchewan, Canada and holds an option in the CHG gold exploration project located approximately 15 kilometers northwest of the town of Clinton in south-central British Columbia.
For further information, please contact Mr. Mike Blady or view the Company's filings at www.sedar.com.
On Behalf of the Board of Directors
Chief Executive Officer
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