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Nevada Copper Appoints Director

Thursday, August 08, 2013

Nevada Copper Appoints Director

09:00 EDT Thursday, August 08, 2013

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Aug. 8, 2013) - Nevada Copper Corp. (TSX:NCU) ("Nevada Copper") is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Michael M. Brown to its Board of Directors. Mr. Brown is a registered Professional Engineer graduating from the University of the Witwatersrand with a B.Sc. in Mining Engineering with Honors.

Mr. Brown joined Pala Investments Limited ("Pala") in July, 2011 as Senior Vice President. Prior to joining Pala, Mr. Brown worked for De Beers Consolidated Mines Ltd. where in his role of Chief Operating Officer he was responsible to the Chief Executive Officer and Board for all operations in South Africa, including production at five mines, the planning and execution of construction projects, strategic business development and health, safety and environmental control.

Mr. Brown previously held the position of Head of Strategic Business Development at De Beers, where he was responsible for the full value chain from resource evaluation to strategic business planning, concept studies, feasibility studies and project implementation. He managed a number of major projects, including the $750 million Finsch block 5 feasibility study, the $1.3 billion Venetia underground mine pre-feasibility study; the $35 million Venetia resource extension project, and a $200 million construction project at Voorspoed.

Mr. Giulio Bonifacio, President & CEO commented, "On behalf of Nevada Copper's Board of Directors, we welcome Mike to our Board. Mike's extensive background in operations and construction will prove invaluable to Nevada Copper at our current stage as we continue to advance Pumpkin Hollow to production. Mike brings his many years of mining industry experience and knowledge which will prove of great assistance to Nevada Copper as we continue to move forward."

NEVADA COPPER CORP.

Giulio T. Bonifacio, President & CEO

Cautionary Language: We seek safe harbour.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT:

Contact Information:
Nevada Copper Corp.
Eugene Toffolo
Corporate Communications
604-683-8266 or Toll free: 1-877-648-8266
etoffolo@nevadacopper.com


Nevada Copper Corp.
Robert McKnight, P.Eng.
Executive Vice President
604-683-1309
bmcknight@nevadacopper.com

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