Commerce Resources Corp. (TSXv: CCE) Corporate Presentation (Jan 2011)


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Commerce Resources Corp. (TSXv: CCE) is an exploration and development company with a particular focus on deposits of rare metals and rare earth elements. The company is specifically focused on the development of its Upper Fir Tantalum and Niobium Deposit at the Blue River Project in British Columbia, and the exploration of the Eldor Rare Earth Project in northern Quebec and the Carbo Rare Earth Project in northern British Columbia.

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Commerce Resources Corp. (TSXv: CCE) Corporate Presentation (Jan 2011)

  1. 1. JANUARY 2011Rare Metalsand Rare Earth ElementsTSXv: CCE / FSE: D7H / OTCQX: CMRZF /
  2. 2. TSXv: CCE / FSE: D7H / www.commerceresources.comForward Looking StatementsExcept for historical information contained herein, this presentation may contain forwardlooking statements including but not limited to comments regarding predictions andprojections. Forward looking statements address future events and conditions and thereforeinvolve inherit risks and uncertainties. Although Commerce Resources believes that suchexpectations are reasonable, there can be no assurance that such expectations will proveto be correct, and therefore actual results may differ materially from those currentlyanticipated in such statements. You are cautioned not to place undue reliance on anysuch forward looking statements, whether made in this presentation or in any question andanswer period related to this presentation. Page: 02
  3. 3. TSXv: CCE / FSE: D7H / www.commerceresources.comCorporate Highlights• 3 Projects - Blue River (Tantalum & Niobium) - Eldor (Rare Earth Elements) - Carbo (Rare Earth Elements)• Exposure to Rare Metals & Rare Earth Elements• Financially Strong Geologist Sasha Blinova holds pyrochlore, the principal host mineral for tantalum and niobium. Page: 03
  4. 4. TSXv: CCE / FSE: D7H / www.commerceresources.comProject Locations ELDOR Rare Earth Elements QuebecCARBORare Earth ElementsBritish Columbia BLUE RIVER Rare Metals British Columbia Page: 04
  5. 5. TSXv: CCE / FSE: D7H / www.commerceresources.comBlue River Tantalum-Niobium Project deposit (Upper Fir deposit)• 100% Owned; No royalties• Excellent infrastructure: - Road accessible - Railway, airport, major paved highway - Power grid - Water supply Page: 05
  6. 6. TSXv: CCE / FSE: D7H / www.commerceresources.comDevelopment Focus:Upper FirDefined Resources to end of 2008 Resource Tonnes Ta2O5 Grade Nb2O5 Grade Contained Ta2O5 Contained Nb2O5 Category (Mt) (g/t) (g/t) (pounds) (pounds) Indicated 7.38 217 1,202 3,533,000 19,568,000 Inferred 16.49 213 1,222 7,746,000 44,436,000* (Stone & Selway, 2010) ** 175 ppm cut-offBased on drilling from2005 - 2008 (153 holes) Page: 06
  7. 7. TSXv: CCE / FSE: D7H / www.commerceresources.comRecent DevelopmentsIn The Tantalum Markets• Growing Demand from New Technologies (ie. Lithium-ion battery)• Restrictions on Product from Conflict Regions US odd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (Jul 2010) Requires all US-listed companies to with the SEC an annual report stating that they do not source tantalum from conflict areas Result: Withdrawal of large portion of supply from already tight market• Upward Price Pressure Continues• Long term: Market requires additional production from new projects Page: 07
  8. 8. TSXv: CCE / FSE: D7H / www.commerceresources.comUpcoming Milestone for Blue River Project• Updated NI43-101 Mineral Resource Estimate by AMEC on the Upper Fir Deposit (including 22holes drilled in 2009)• Preliminary Economic Assessment by AMEC• Updated NI43-101 Mineral Resource Estimate the on Upper Fir (including 52 holes drilled in 2010) Page: 08
  9. 9. TSXv: CCE / FSE: D7H / www.commerceresources.comEldorELDOR RARE EARTH PROJECT• Major new large tonnage light rare earth discovery• Potential for a heavy rare earth enriched zone• 100% Owned• Results from 7 of 12 holes released to date “The most important new grassroots rare earth discovery since market interest in rare earths took off in 2009” - John Kaiser, Kaiser Research Online Page: 09
  10. 10. TSXv: CCE / FSE: D7H / www.commerceresources.comEldor Rare Earth Project ResultsELDOR RARE EARTH PROJECT RESULTSResults from drilling in 2010 have that the company hasmade a new discovery of rare earth elements. Results include:Hole EC10-27: 1.72% TREO over 215.30m (3.74 to 219.04m)Hole EC10-28: 1.95% TREO over 243.84m (2.53 to 246.37m)Hole EC10-46: 1.95% TREO over 364.32m (0.65 to 364.97m) - including 2.02% TREO over 303.42mHole EC10-47: 1.86% TREO over 355.92m (2.86 to 358.78m) - including 2.04% TREO over 262.11mAssays pending from 5 additional drill holes Page: 10
  11. 11. TSXv: CCE / FSE: D7H / www.commerceresources.comUpcoming Milestones for Eldor Project• Assay Results from 5 Drill Holes• Launch of Winter Drill Program• NI43-101 Mineral Resource Estimate on the Ashram Zone (SGS Geostat) Page: 11
  12. 12. TSXv: CCE / FSE: D7H / www.commerceresources.comCarbo Rare Earth 556000mE 558000mE 560000mE 562000mE 564000mE WICHEEDA REE DISCOVERY ZONE 6044000mN 2009 DDH 72 Meters of 2.92% REE 2008 DDH 48 Meters of 3.55% REE NProject SPECTRUM Staked MINING MAPPED CARBONATITE 6042000mN COMMERCE COMMERCE RESOURCES CORP . /• Carbo claims are adjacent to Spectrum RESOURCES CORP . / CANADIAN CANADIAN INTERNATIONAL INTERNA TIONAL MINERALS Mining Corporation’s Wicheeda Rare Earth INC. MINERALS INC. discovery 6040000mN NEW 2009 CERIUM SOIL ANOMAL Y ? (Open ended) ? -Highlightsinclude 48.64 metres averaging 3.55% ? SPECTRUM REE, 72m of 2.92% and 144m of 2.20% REE in Staked ? MINING widely spaced drill holes 6038000mN KILOME TRES 0 1 2• 25% Ownership; Joint ventured with Canadian International Minerals Inc. (TSXv: CIN)• 9 holes drilled in 2010. (Drill holes are within 900m of the Wicheeda Project discovery)• Assays pending Page: 12
  13. 13. TSXv: CCE / FSE: D7H / www.commerceresources.comManagement:Our Industry Advantage• Adding Dr. Axel Hoppe as the Chairman of the board has sent a clear signal to the market and industry: - Internationally acknowledged leader in the global tantalum market - Formerly Head of Technical Services and Engineering Group for H.C. Starck; the world’s largest consumer of tantalum - President of the Tantalum and Niobium International Study Center for the years 2002 and 2007• Adding Mr. Ian Graham to the board has added further depth to our development team: - Formerly Chief Geologist with the Project Generation Group at Rio Tinto - Track-record of successfully moving projects through the exploration process into production - Involved with development work for Diavik Diamond Mine (Canada), Resolution Copper (USA), Eagle Nickel (USA), Lakeview Nickel (USA) and Bunder Diamonds (Africa) Page: 13
  14. 14. TSXv: CCE / FSE: D7H / www.commerceresources.comClosing Thoughts• 3 Projects - Blue River (Development) - Eldor (New Discovery) - Carbo (Rare Earth Target in Emerging District)• Exposure to Rare Metals & Rare Earth Elements Page: 14
  15. 15. ContactDave HodgePresident and Director1450 - 789 West Pender StreetVancouver, BC, V6C Page: 15