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New Carolin Gold Corp. corporate presentation november 2012


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  • 1. New Carolin Gold Corp. TSX-V: LAD * Past Gold Producer & New Mine Opportunity Targeting a Multimillion Ounce Gold Resource November 2012* Carolin Mines Ltd, historical database archive doré bar photograph, a junior gold producer from 1982 to 1984.
  • 2. Forward Looking Statements • The forward looking statements contained in this presentation are made as of the date of this presentation and New Carolin Gold Corp. does not intend, and does not assume any obligation to update these statements. • Forward looking statements include but are not limited to statements with respect to the timing and estimated future of mine exploration and development, the success of such activities, expenditures, estimated costs, permitting and requirements for additional capital. • Forward looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors which may cause the actual results, performance or achievements of the company to be materially different from any future results, performances or achievements expressed or implied by such statements.
  • 3. An Asset Rich Gold Opportunity • Developing the "Ladner Gold Project” 150 km east from Vancouver - potential for a multimillion ounce gold resource in the under-explored Coquihalla Gold Belt approximately 144 square km of contiguous claims • 3 small past producing mines • Mining permit in place • Gold resource in tailings pond: NI 43-101 of 28,700 oz indicated • Existing permitted tailings storage facility • 10 kilometers of existing underground mine structure with NI 43- 101 gold resource of 691,540 oz (inferred) • 30% of mill complex still standing, 1300 tonne/day mill • Potential open pit • Positive metallurgical test work (August 2012)
  • 4. Market Summary • Stock Exchange: TSX-V • Stock Symbol: LAD • 52 week high to low: C$0.185 to C$0.075 • Shares outstanding: 52,826,839 • Warrants: 4,577,877 av. C$0.16 • Options: 3,780,000 av. C$0.11 • Convertible Debenture: 12,300,000 (C$0.12 conversion) • Fully Diluted: 73,484,716* • Insider Ownership: 11% *if debenture exercised Data as of November 5, 2012
  • 5. Management & Board Management: Bruce W. Downing, M.Sc., P.Geo. President and Chief Executive Officer Over 40 years experience in resource exploration, technology development and management. J. Graham Eacott , M.Sc., B.Sc., P.Eng. Director - Chairman Over 40 years hands-on diversified international experience in the mining and financial industries Reda Akladios, B.Comm, CMA Chief Financial Officer Over 25 years experience in all aspects of corporate finance. Directors J. Graham Eacott , M.Sc., B.Sc., P.Eng. – Director & Chairman Bruce W. Downing, M.Sc., P.Geo. – Director & CEO Richard T. Gillard - Director Jerry DeMarco – Director
  • 6. Advisory Board Brian E. Abraham, Q.C., LL.B., B.Sc., P.Geo. - Legal Professor David Dreisinger, Ph.D, P.Eng. – Metallurgy/Process David D. Swisher, B.Sc. – Mining Ed Beswick, P.Eng. – Environment, First Nations Jo Shearer, M.Sc., P.Geo. – Exploration Reda Akladios, B.Comm, CMA – Chief Financial Officer Chris Hilliard, BA - Financial Robert Thast - Financial Bruce M. Rykiss – Financial Ted Weir - Communications
  • 7. Superior Location & Infrastructure Add pic of road sign • 18 kilometres from Hope, British Columbia, Canada • Year round access • Access to rail transport • 2.5 hour drive from Vancouver • 6 kilometres from a power line • Road access from the Coquihalla Highway • Elevation of 800 meters • Water on site
  • 8. History of the Area 1915 – 1941: Ward Mine (1917: 4 kg Au) Emancipation Mine (1916-41: 90 kg Au, 19 kg Ag) Aurum Mine (1930: 16 kg Au, 3 kg Ag) Pipestem (Mine 1935-37: 8 kg Au, 1 kg Ag) 1972 – 1984: Carolin Mine (1982-84 : 1450 kg Au, 109 kg Ag) 1990 – 1997: Exploration by Anglo Swiss 1990-1991 Exploration and mine development by Athabaska Gold Resource C$ 45 million spent on exploration, development & mining from 1975 to 1997 2000 - 2011: 2002 Tamerlane Ventures acquires property 2004 Tamerlane Ventures options property to Century Mining 2008 Module Resources options property from Century Mining 2009 Module opens underground, drills potential McMaster open pit area, drills tailings pond 2010 Module begins metallurgical test work of tailings, drills McMaster Zone 2011 Module Resources and Century Mining Corp sign a property sales and purchase agreement for 100% ownership 2011 Module changes name to New Carolin Gold Corp.
  • 9. Community Advantages • British Columbia is viewed internationally as a desirable and politically mining-friendly mining investment destination • Mine site is situated within a thriving mining district • 130 km west of Copper Mountain’s copper-gold mine brought into production in mid-2011 • 175 kilometres south of NewGold’s New Afton copper – gold project expected to commence production in mid-2012 and Abacus’s Afton-Ajax copper – gold development project • Abundance of local skilled workers available • Strong roots in local community • Member of Hope Chamber of Commerce • Ongoing presentations and community outreach meetings • Desirable place to live • First Nations relationship is established and advancing
  • 10. Favorable Environmental & Sustainability Profile • Not within any designated or proposed park or environmentally sensitive area • No other designated commercial interest other than logging and mining • No known environmental liabilities on site • LC50 fish mortality test of flotation tailings conducted by Lakefield Research in 1996 indicate fish mortality level was 0% • Water sampling of tailings outlet, portals and creeks indicate no hazardous levels of elements of concern such as Fe, Cu, Zn, Pb, As • No Acid rock Drainage (ARD) - Acid-base accounting results indicate potential acid consuming material which mitigates costly handling of waste rock • Baseline water sampling - on going. Most recent sampling: November 2012
  • 11. Mining and Metallurgy • 10 kms of pre-existing underground Carolin mine structure • 800 level track accessible • 850 to 1015 level is ramp accessible • Not flooded • 30% of mill complex still standing • 2 - 500 ton ball mills • Coarse ore storage • Permitted for 1300 t/day • Underground rock stability and working conditions are excellent • Ore is modestly refractory (VG, pyrite, pyrrhotite, arsenopyrite) • Gravity gold recovery • Flotation of the sample produced a rougher concentrate containing 39.7 g/t Au, 7.21 g/t Ag and 16.7%S at a gold recovery of 91.3%. • The pressure oxidation of the concentrate yielded an average sulphide oxidation of 97.2%. • The gold recovery achieved in POX-CIL testing of flotation concentrate is 96.3%. The overall recovery of gold by flotation-pressure oxidation-cyanidation combined with cyanidation of the flotation tailing is 94.5%
  • 12. Development Plan Carolin Mine project • Increase existing gold resource through surface and underground drilling programs, in keeping with development plans for 2013 (subject to financing) • Improve recoveries by utilizing modern metallurgical processes • Investigate various mining scenarios • Initiate PEA on Carolin Mine resource 4th quarter 2013 McMaster Open Pit • Build on NI 43-101 resource estimate of 79,000 oz (inferred) • Initiate surface drilling program 3rd quarter 2013 • Initiate PEA at McMaster after 2013 drilling program
  • 13. Tailings Project – Early Cash Flow Potential • Potential near term cash flow • Permitted Tailings Storage Facility in excellent condition • Existing Tailings Storage Facility (TSF) is expandable • NI 43-101 resource report (approximately 60% of TSF) – Indicated Mineral Resource in Tailings Storage Facility estimated at 23,700 ounces of gold in 445,378 tons at a cutoff grade of 1.00 g/t gold. – Inferred Mineral Resource estimate of 5,000 ounces of gold in 93,304 tons at a cutoff grade of 1.00 g/t gold • Economic PEA completed March 2012 • Process tailings resource using portable processing system • Target production start date 4th quarter 2013 (subject to financing)
  • 14. Upside Potential • Coquihalla Gold Belt has potential for multimillion ounce gold resource - numerous gold showings which have never been drill tested - eight defined target areas • Two other small past producing mines may have open pit potential: – Emancipation Mine – Pipestem Mine • Primary drill area (1.2 kilometres) between Carolin Mine and McMaster – historic Montana showing (30 ounces gold from 2 tons at surface) • Airborne Magnetometer and Radiometric geophysical survey completed over 144 sq kilometers of the Coquihalla Gold Belt. Results indicate 28 kilometres of ultramafic –sediment gold contact.
  • 15. Gold Resources NI 43-101 Resources for the Ladner Gold Property GLOBAL TOTAL = Tailings + McMaster + Carolin = 715,000 ounces Source Cut Off Tonnes Tonnes Grade Gold Gold grams indicated inferred grams grams ounces TAILINGS 1 445,378 1.83 815,000 23,700 1 93,304 1.85 172,600 5,000 McMASTER ZONE 2.00 548,000 2.24 1,225,000 39,370 0.5 3,575,000 0.69 2,474,000 79,540 CAROLIN MINE 2 2,588,736 3.34 8,649,000 278,000 0.5 12,352,124 1.53 18,886,000 607,000 Mineral Resources that are not Mineral Reserves do not have demonstrated economic viability
  • 16. Permits • Current surface and underground 5 year exploration permits (MX-7- 185) • Regulatory authorities indicate amendment to existing mine permit for future open pit mining • Current Water license • Mine Permit (M-138) - August 31st 2011 • Environmental bond placement C$200,000 - August 31st 2011 • Permitted Tailings Storage Facility • Initiated Waste Discharge Permit application – July 2012
  • 17. Exploration • Coquihalla Gold Belt has potential to host approximately 1 million + oz of gold prospecting and mapping of numerous gold showings which have never been drill tested • Two other small past producing mines may have open pit potential: • Emancipation Mine • 4 portals • 600 m underground workings • Pipestem Mine • 2 portals • 300 m underground workings • Area (1.2 kilometres) between Carolin Mine and McMaster has never been drilled
  • 18. Exploration
  • 19. ExplorationAirborne Magnetometer surveycompleted over the claim group.Results show 28 kilometres ofultramafic (purple) – sediment (blue)gold contact area.
  • 20. Geological Setting & Mineralization • Coquihalla Gold Belt is comprised of northwesterly trending sub- parallel east and west linears of the Hozameen Fault system and transected by northeasterly trending faults • Tectonics have resulted in numerous shear and dilatant zones amenable to gold mineralization • Host to 5 underground mines and over 15 known gold showings. • Gold/Silver ratio varies from 13:1 to 4:1 depending upon location • Gold mineralization is both lithologically and structurally controlled • Several stacked mineralized zones ranging up to 30m in width showing good uniformity of gold grade • Replacement model together with long intervals of continuous gold mineralization indicating porphyry gold system • Alteration and mineral paragenesis suggests zoning and more than one period of gold mineralization
  • 21. Ladner - Gold Hosts1. Stacked replacement gold zones2. Gold porphyry areas3. Several known and distinct gold hosts4. Folded Conglomerates5. Vein deposits within Volcanic rocks6. Unconformity between Volcanics and Sediments7. Disseminated in porous Sediments8. Gold zones occur at ultramafic – sediment contact along major regional Hozameen Fault
  • 22. Investment Checklist✓ Potential to host multimillion ounce gold ✓ Active mine permit shortens path to resource production✓ Five historic mines producing gold – Many years of development and millions periodically from 1917 to 1984 of dollars invested to date places NCGC✓ 691,540 oz. (NI 43-101) inferred resource years ahead of greenfield projects estimate at Carolin and McMaster Zones – No major permitting challenges✓ Open pit potential at McMaster Zone – Accelerates mine re-activation by several (possible super pit to Carolin Mine) years and saves CDN $3 to $4 million in✓ Multimillion dollar historic asset inclusive estimated permitting, environmental of tailings, mill, underground workings impact study and engineering related and database costs.✓ Mine and exploration permits in good ✓ Very low market cap due to prevailing standing market conditions✓ Very favorable location and access to ✓ Experienced management and technical mining related services & team with Insider ownership at 11% resources, resulting in substantial ✓ Potential for near-term cash flow from drilling, development and mining reprocessing gold in tailings economies ✓ PEA confirms viability on tailings resource
  • 23. Ladner Gold Project Due Diligence Links… Development Metallurgy Tailings Storage Facility Geology Mining Technical Reports Geophysics Environmental Maps Exploration Resources Photo Gallery Bruce W. Downing, M.Sc, P.Geo, Hon FEC Director - President and Chief Executive Officer E-mail: Telephone: +1 778 294 3211 Fax: +1 778 294 3212 Website: Twitter: Facebook: New Carolin Gold Corp. 1480 Foster Street Suite 20 White Rock, British Columbia Canada V4B 3X7