Nevada Copper Corp. (TSX: NCU) (“Nevada Copper” or the “Company’’) is pleased to announce that it has engaged Redpath USA Corporation (“Redpath”) to implement the Company’s ramp-up strategy for the underground mine at Pumpkin Hollow, Nevada.

Following the commencement of production announced December 2019, the Company is entering into a new phase of development supporting its ongoing operations and has high confidence in Redpath’s ability as a partner during the ramp-up to full commercial production in 2020. Redpath replaces the previous mining contractor and will be the Company’s principal underground mining contractor going forward. Redpath is a highly experienced mining contractor with experience of delivering complex projects both internationally and in Nevada, ahead of schedule and under budget.

Matt Gili, Chief Executive Officer of Nevada Copper, stated, “Nevada Copper made the transition to producer in Q4 2019 and we have developed a clear, straightforward strategy for ramping up our Pumpkin Hollow underground project to full commercial production. Redpath is considered throughout the mining industry as the partner of choice for production ramp up and we are excited to be working with them during this important period of growth.”