VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA–(Marketwire – June 25, 2012) - North American Tungsten Corporation Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:NTC) ("NTC" or "the Company") is pleased to announce that the Cantung Mine has restarted production as of today, following the reopening of the Nahanni Range Road.
Stephen Leahy, Chairman & CEO, stated: "Having three bridges installed and functioning in just over a week's time is an exceptional accomplishment. This was a Team effort, led by the swift action taken by the Yukon Territorial Government, the efficient work and dedication of the Contractor, KPI Northern Ltd. and of course our own personnel, whose vigilant efforts kept us prepped for re-start, all the while dealing with significant logistical issues."
The Company has recommenced customer shipments.
ABOUT NORTH AMERICAN TUNGSTEN CORPORATION LTD.
The Company is a publicly listed Tier 1 Junior Resource Company engaged primarily in the operation, development, and acquisition of tungsten and other related mineral properties in Canada. The Company's 100%-owned Cantung mine and Mactung development project make it one of the few tungsten producers with a strategic asset in the western world. Mactung is one of the world's largest known undeveloped high grade tungsten-skarn deposits.
ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Stephen M. Leahy, Chairman & CEO
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