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Nevada Copper Announces Management Additions

Monday, October 28, 2013

Nevada Copper Announces Management Additions

08:00 EDT Monday, October 28, 2013

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Oct. 28, 2013) - Nevada Copper Corp. (TSX:NCU) ("Nevada Copper" or "Company") Nevada Copper is pleased to announce key additions to its senior management and technical team at its 100% owned Pumpkin Hollow Copper Project in Yerington, Nevada.

Mr. Timothy Arnold has been appointed as Vice President, Operations. Mr. Arnold is a Registered Professional Mining Engineer with more than 30 years of experience in mine engineering, underground and open-pit mine operations, project development, planning and permitting. Mr. Arnold's past experience includes being the General Manager at the Mt. Hope and Liberty molybdenum projects for General Moly, Inc. in Nevada primarily responsible for building the Mt. Hope operating team, developing operating systems, processes and policies, coordinating the transition to start-up, and managing local stakeholder relationships. Prior to that Mr. Arnold was Vice President and General Manager of Coeur d'Alene Mines where he managed the Kensington Gold Mine project. Mr. Arnold also held the position of Vice President and General Manager at the Coeur Rochester mine, a silver/gold open pit operation in Nevada. During his tenure at the Rochester mine, it was ranked as one of safest medium-sized mines in Nevada by the Nevada Mining Association. Mr. Arnold's other roles included General Manager of the Hecla Lucky Friday mine, Mine Superintendent of Barrick's Bullfrog mine and Senior Underground Operations Engineer with Independence Mining. Mr. Arnold holds directorships and affiliations with the Nevada Mining Association and Society of Mining, Metallurgical, and Exploration Engineers.

Nevada Copper has recently added several senior individuals to its technical team, including a Senior Project Engineer, Chief Underground Engineer and a Project Controls Manager. The Company has been able to attract these highly-qualified individuals to its team due both to the attractive location of the Pumpkin Hollow Project, and the current job market in the mining industry.

Nevada Copper is also pleased to report Mr. Greg French has been appointed the Company's Vice President Exploration and Project Development.

Giulio Bonifacio, President and CEO commented, "We are extremely pleased to have attracted such high calibre professionals to join our team. After conducting an extensive search, the addition of Mr. Arnold and senior project personnel will bring a wealth of experience that will be of great value to Nevada Copper as we advance Pumpkin Hollow to production in 2015."

Other Business

Nevada Copper also announces the resignation of Mr. Foster Wilson as a director of the Company. We thank Mr. Wilson for his many years of service which were of great assistance to the growth and development of the Company. Mr. Wilson is reducing his directorships in order to focus on his other business interests.

Nevada Copper announces its financial year end will change from June 30th to December 31st. For full details of the change in financial year end please refer to the Company's Notice filed on SEDAR under s.4.8 of NI 51-102.

For additional information about Nevada Copper please visit our website at www.nevadacopper.com.

NEVADA COPPER CORP.

Giulio T. Bonifacio, President & CEO

We seek safe harbor.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT:

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


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

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