Platinex and Mattagami First Nation Sign Exploration Agreement for Shining Tree Gold Propertyadmin
Platinex Inc., a Canadian exploration company, announced that it has entered into an Exploration Agreement (“EA”) with Mattagami First Nation for exploration activities being carried out on the Company’s Shining Tree Gold Property.
The EA provides a framework for a working relationship between the two parties. The Mattagami First Nation will have preferred access to employment opportunities and contracts in connection with exploration on the Shining Tree Gold Property. Platinex will have the benefit of traditional knowledge of the Mattagami First Nation and both parties will work together to minimize and mitigate environmental impacts from the exploration activities.
James R. Trusler, President and CEO of Platinex Inc. said, “Platinex counts the Mattagami First Nation as a respected part of the strategy we implement at Shining Tree that serves the Company’s long standing policy of contributing to local employment and minimizing its environmental footprint while advancing its exploration projects.”
Chief Walter Naveau of the Mattagami First Nation stated, “We are pleased to work with Platinex and share knowledge, resources and our people to help advance our common interests.”