NexGen Energy Ltd. (“NexGen” or the “Company”) (TSX: NXE, NYSE MKT: NXE) is pleased to announce it is the recipient of the 2019 Environmental & Social Responsibility Award given by the Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada (“PDAC”), the leading voice of the mineral exploration and development community.
The PDAC Environmental & Social Responsibility award recognizes an organization’s effort in protecting and preserving the natural environment and establishing positive community relations during the exploration phase or operation of a mine.
Leigh Curyer, Chief Executive Officer, commented: “The receipt of this award recognizes NexGen’s commitment to all aspects of its operations, communities and the environment in which it conducts activities. The NexGen team’s culture of creating positive impacts for all reflects our core objective which extends beyond bringing a mine into production. We look forward to expanding the scope and breadth of our programs previously initiated as we head into 2019 conducting the largest campaign since incorporation in 2011. On behalf of the Executive and Board of NexGen, I would like to thank everyone involved for their dedication and conduct in the pursuit of what has been achieved to date and their relentless focus on future initiatives.”
The 41st annual PDAC awards showcase exceptional leaders in the mineral exploration and mining community. Recipients will be celebrated at an Awards Gala & After Party at the Fairmont Royal York Hotel in Toronto on Tuesday, March 5 during the PDAC 2019 Convention.
NexGen is a British Columbia corporation with a focus on the acquisition, exploration and development of Canadian uranium projects. NexGen has a highly experienced team of uranium industry professionals with a successful track record in the discovery of uranium deposits and in developing projects through discovery to production. NexGen owns a portfolio of prospective uranium exploration assets in the Athabasca Basin, Saskatchewan, Canada, including a 100% interest in Rook I, location of the Arrow Deposit in February 2014, the Bow discovery in March 2015, the Harpoon discovery in August 2016 and the Arrow South discovery in July 2017. NexGen is the recipient of the PDAC’s 2018 Bill Dennis Award and the 2019 Environmental and Social Responsibility Award.
Source: NexGen Energy Ltd.