Toronto, Ontario, November 4, 2009. Noront Resources Ltd. (“Noront” or the “Company”) (TSX Venture: NOT) is pleased to announce that it will be presenting and or exhibiting at the following retail and industry conferences:
Cambridge Montreal Resource Investment Conference
Palais des Congres Montreal
1001 place Jean-Paul Riopelle
Exhibiting Booth # 103
Speaking Time: November 6th at 3:00pm Montreal local time
25th International Ferro-Alloys Conference
The Fairmont Monte Carlo, Monaco
Speaking Time: November 9th at 2:30pm Monte Carlo local time
Noront’s CEO’ Mr. Wes Hanson will be attending Cambridge’s Montreal Conference on Friday, November 6, 2009 and will be speaking later that day, he will be available during the day to answer all shareholder questions. Mr. Hanson will also be presenting at the 25th Annual Ferro Alloy Conference in Monte Carlo on November 9, 2009. For further information on the above conferences, please contact the Investor Relations Department. All presentations given at the conferences will be available on the Noront website at www.norontresources.com. For a full list of all future conferences the company will be attending, please visit our website.
Regarding the Freewest Offer:
Noront’s offer (the “Offer”) for Freewest Resources Canada Inc. (“Freewest”) remains the only offer to date. Our offer of 0.25 of a Noront share for every one (1) Freewest share remains outstanding and continues to represent a full and fair offer for Freewest.
Noront continues to believe that the consolidation of the Ring of Fire will result in the use of mutual infrastructure to allow for prudent management of shareholder equity, which will in turn, create value for all stakeholders in the Ring of Fire.
We urge Freewest shareholders to tender their shares prior to the expiry date of November 18, 2009. Noront strongly encourages shareholders of Freewest to read the Take-Over Bid Circular, which contains the full terms and conditions of the Offer as well as detailed instructions on how Freewest shareholders can tender their common shares to the Offer. Copies of the Take-Over Bid Circular and related documents are available at www.norontresources.com or on SEDAR at www.sedar.com.
Freewest shareholders electing to tender their common shares to the Offer must complete the letter of transmittal or, if necessary, the notice of guaranteed delivery (both of which accompany the Take-Over Bid Circular) and return the appropriate documents in accordance with the terms and conditions more fully set out under “Manner of Acceptance” in Section 3 of the Offer. If common shares of Freewest are held in the name of a nominee, such as a broker, investment bank, bank or trust company, the shareholder should contact such nominee for instructions on how to deposit their common shares to the Offer.
For assistance in tendering shares to the Noront Offer, Freewest shareholders are encouraged to contact Laurel Hill Advisory Group at the following contact number: 1-877-304-0211.
Noront Resources Ltd. is focused on its significant and multiple, high-grade nickel-copper-platinum-palladium, chromite, gold and vanadium discoveries in an area known as the “Ring of Fire”, an emerging multi-metals district located in the James Bay Lowlands of Ontario, Canada. Noront is the dominant land holder at the Ring of Fire and continues to delineate and prove up its discoveries with NI 43-101 technical and economic reports and an aggressive and well financed drill plan for the remainder of 2009 and 2010. All material information on Noront can be found on the Company’s website at www.norontresources.com or at SEDAR at www.sedar.com
For further information please contact Joanne Jobin, Vice President Corporate Communications at (416) 367-1444, or visit Noront’s website at: http://www.norontresources.com.
Wesley (Wes) Hanson
President & Chief Executive Officer