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Sage corporate presentation march 2016


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Sage corporate presentation march 2016

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Sage corporate presentation march 2016

  1. 1. TSX: SGX March 2016 Path to Production … & Beyond
  2. 2. Path to Production … & Beyond Forward Looking Statements Statements made in this presentation, other than those concerning historical information, should be considered forward-looking statements which are subject to various risks and uncertainties. Such forward-looking statements are made based on management’s belief as well as assumptions made by, and information currently available to, management. The Company’s actual results may differ materially from the results anticipated in such forward- looking statements as a result of a variety of factors. Additional information concerning factors that could cause actual results to materially differ from those in such forward-looking statements is contained in the Company’s filings with the securities and regulatory authorities. Note: All currencies are in Canadian dollars unless otherwise noted Note: grade and tonnage historical estimates for Headway presented herein are historical in nature and were not prepared in accordance with 43-101 and has not been verified by a qualified person. and should not be relied on except to represent an order- of-magnitude estimate of mineral resources notwithstanding that Sage believes the estimates are based on reliable information prepared by reputable individuals using accurate analytical techniques. Goldbrook provided the source of the Headway historical estimate.
  3. 3. Path to Production … & Beyond 2 Patrick J. Mars Chairman and Director Mr. Mars is an independent consultant specializing in mine financing and analysis with over 30 years of experience in the investment industry. Mr. Mars has acted as Chairman, CEO, or Director for several public-traded mining companies and is currently Director of Yamana Gold and Aura Minerals. Peter Bojtos Director Mr. Bojtos is a professional engineer with extensive experience in mineral development and production. Since 1996 following a successful career as CEO of several companies, Mr. Bojtos serves on mining company boards as an independent Director. Gary Robertson Director Mr. Robertson is a Certified Financial Planner. He has worked in the financial industry for the past twenty years, and presently serves on the board of several private companies as well as on the board of six Canadian junior gold mining companies. Mr. Freeman has extensive experience in public markets, finance and compliance, this includes six years as Director of Markets and Compliance at the OFEX Market (now ISDX). Mr. Freeman is Compliance Officer of Loeb Aron & Company a London corporate finance firm, a Lay member of the Upper Tribunal (Tax & Chancery) and of the Probate Committee of the ICAEW. Mr. Freeman is also a director of TSX-V quoted Cabo Drilling Inc., of AIM quoted Capital Lease Aviation PLC and of Jenolan Ltd. Sandy Chim Director Mr. Chim is Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Century Iron Mines Corporation and is a Director of Augyva Mining Resources Inc. Mr. Chim currently holds the CPA, and CA professional designations in Canada and is a Fellow Member of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants. C. Nigel Lees President, CEO & Director . Mr. Lees is a founder and past director of TVX Gold Inc., a significant gold producer in North and South America, which merged into Kinross Gold, listed on the TSX and the New York Stock Exchange. Mr. Lees has over 30 years experience in the Canadian investment industry and is currently a Director of Yamana Gold. BOARD OF DIRECTORS Peter Freeman Director
  4. 4. Path to Production … & Beyond 3 MANAGEMENT and CONSULTANTS Management William D. Love VP and Business Development David McDonald Chief Financial Officer Consultants Bob Ritchie P.Eng Mr. Hubacheck is a consulting geologist and President of W. A. Hubacheck Consultants Ltd. He has over 35 years of experience as a project geologist, exploration manager and Qualified Person for the purposes of NI 43- 101, with experience in the exploration for gold, silver, base metals, uranium and diamonds in Canada and the USA. He holds a Mining Technologist (1974) diploma from the Haileybury School of Mines and Technology, Haileybury, Ontario and a B.A.Sc. (Geol. Eng. 1977) degree from the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, Rapid City, South Dakota. Mr. Ritchie is a Professional Engineer with over 40 years of experience in mine management and development, feasibility studies and mine construction. He has worked with several mining companies including Goldcorp, Noranda Mines and St. Andrew Goldfields. He was responsible for the construction of the Stock (now Brigus Gold) Mill. Mr. Ritchie is a graduate of the Michigan Technological University with a Bachelor of Science in Geology Engineering. He is also a Qualified Person (QP) as defined by NI43-101. Peter Hubacheck P.Geo, QP C. Nigel Lees President, CEO and Director Mr. Lees is a founder and past director of TVX Gold Inc., a significant gold producer in North and South America, which merged into Kinross Gold, listed on the TSX and the New York Stock Exchange. Mr. Lees has over 30 years experience in the Canadian investment industry and is currently a Director of Yamana Gold. Mr. Love is a geologist who has been involved in mineral exploration in Canada and was part of the world class Hemlo discovery team. He was also an institutional equity salesperson in London, England, for a Canadian brokerage firm. Mr. Love has spent the last fifteen years as a venture capitalist and a corporate finance specialist in a variety of resource and technology companies. Mr. McDonald brings over 25 years of experience in CFO roles in private and public companies, focusing on the mining industry since 2006. Mr. McDonald is a CPA, CA and holds an Honors Bachelor of Commerce from Laurentian University in Sudbury. Mr. Howard obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Geology from the University of Toronto, and a Master of Science degree in Economic Geology from the University of Colorado (Boulder). Subsequently, he obtained certification as a Gemologist from the Gemmological Association of Great Britain. His professional experience spans a wide variety of mineral commodities, geological settings, countries and continents. Avrom E. Howard MSc, P.Geo
  5. 5. Path to Production … & Beyond 4 CORPORATE STRUCTURE Exchange Symbol: TSX.V – SGX • Shares O/S: 25.9 million • Shares F/D: 29.4 million • Current price: $0.05 • 52 week high/low: 10.5¢/2.5¢ • Market Cap: C$ 1.3 million
  6. 6. Path to Production … & Beyond 5 CLAVOS PROJECT- HIGHLIGHTS *Permits in place to mine the Clavos gold deposit  Located in prolific Timmins Mining camp (>100 million ozs gold)  Existing infrastructure - underground ramp and levels every 25m to the 300m level  NI43-101 Resource Study and PEA completed  Low initial Capex required for potential production … $8.0 million  Joint venture; Sage 60%, St Andrew Goldfields 40%  Clavos is located in close proximity to several operating mills  Natural Gas pipeline on Clavos Property – Potential Fuel and Power savings  Exploration Potential – deep (400-600m); • 2 deep holes: 65.3g/t over 4.2m & 17.4g/t over 1.5m
  7. 7. Path to Production … & Beyond 6 TIMMINS GOLD CAMPS CLAVOS PROJECT Timmins, Ontario Primero Mill
  8. 8. Path to Production … & Beyond 7 CLAVOS NI43-101 MINERAL RESOURCE Oct ‘12 Hangingwall Zones Contact Zones Footwall Zones Sediment Hosted Zones Other Zones 0 100 200m Indicated Resources Inferred Resources Tonnes Gr (g/t Au) Oz Au Tonnes Gr (g/t Au) Oz Au Hangingwall 595,900 4.92 94,300 119,000 5.60 21,000 Footwall 267,000 5.11 43,900 162,000 4.20 22,000 Contact 237,800 4.45 34,000 - - - Sediment 66,400 5.07 10,800 243,000 4.20 33,000 Other - - - 112,000 6.00 22,000 Subtotal 1,167,100 4.88 183,000 636,000 4.80 98,000 960 Zone MAIN ZONE Indicated Resources Inferred Resources Tonnes Gr (g/t Au) Oz Au Tonnes Gr (g/t Au) Oz Au Hangingwall 69,900 4.04 9,100 77,000 5.0 12,000 Footwall 10,200 3.91 1,300 51,000 3.5 6,000 Sediment 11,200 3.51 1,300 32,000 4.7 5,000 Subtotal 91,300 3.99 11,700 160,000 4.5 23,000 Note: The 2012 resources are estimated at a cut-off grade of 2.75 g/t Au, high gold assays are cut to 60 g/t Au and an average long-term gold price of US$1600 per ounce was used. N
  9. 9. Path to Production … & Beyond 8 Porphyry Altered Ultramafic Sediment Ultramafic & Volcanics 17.4 gpt/1.5m N KC99-154 0 50 100m Sediment Hosted Zones Hangingwall Zones Contact Zone S 5.9 gpt/0.9m Hangingwall Zones Contact Zones Footwall Zones Sediment Hosted Zones Other Zones Looking East KC99-154 KC99-155 Clavos Deposit Down dip and down plunge, high grade, exploration potential 10.9 gpt/0.5m Looking EastN S 65.3 gpt/4.2m Incl. 374.1 g/t over 0.7m 9.4 gpt/1.0m KC99-155
  10. 10. Path to Production … & Beyond 9 Plunging high Grade Zones? ? ? ? ① Plunging high Grade Zones? ② Connection between the Main Zone and the 960 Zone ③ Parallel adjacent zones ④ Extension along strike (east and west directions) CLAVOS PROPERTY: Exploration Potential 0 250 400 Meters 1.0 to 2.5 2.5 to 5.0 5.0 to 10.0 10.0 to 50.0 50.0+ Drillhole Au Legend (gpt) 9.4gpt/1.0m 65.3 gpt/4.2m 7.0 gpt/1.5m 8.4 gpt/0.9m 10.5 gpt/3.4m ① ② ③ ④④
  11. 11. Path to Production … & Beyond 10 GOLD PRICE US$ / Oz (Au) $1400/Oz $1500/Oz Base Case $1600/Oz Gold Production Oz/Au 145,448 145,448 145,448 Revenue Cdn$ million 203.6 218.2 232.7 Initial Capital Expenditures (100%) Cdn$ million 8.0 8.0 8.0 Sustaining Capital Cdn$ million 21.1 21.1 21.1 Total Capital Cdn$ million 35.1 35.1 35.1 Operating Expense Cdn$ t/Ore 142.5 142.5 142.5 Net Smelter Return Cdn$ t/Ore 6.1 6.5 7.0 Cash flow (undiscounted) Cdn$ million 19.9 34.0 48.1 Pre Tax Net Present Value (NPV) 8% Cdn$ million 13.5 23.2 33.0 Internal Rate Of Return (IRR) % 48% 71% 94% After Tax Net Present Value (NPV) 8% Cdn$ million 5.6 12.6 19.5 Internal Rate Of Return (IRR) % 27% 47% 67% Life of Mine Year 7 7 7 Payback Period Year 2.25 2.00 1.75 Clavos PEA (2013) Economic Model Note - assumes an exchange rate of 1:1 of CDN to US Dollar; • tax rates are based on a blended rate between Sage and SAS • excludes any financing costs • contingency on capital expenditures of 30% • CAPEX figures represents 100% of financing The PEA does not indicate the economic viability of the mineral resource and is preliminary in nature, includes inferred resources that are considered too speculative geologically to have the economic considerations applied to them that would enable them to be categorized as mineral reserves and that there is no certainty that the PEA will be realized. Mineral resources that are not mined reserves do not have demonstrated economic viability. Current 1.38 CDN to 1 USD Current CDN gold price - $1650
  12. 12. Path to Production … & Beyond 11
  13. 13. Path to Production … & Beyond 12 LYNX DEPOSIT 1,936,000 tonnes @ 1.4% Cu, 39.6g/t Ag, 0.6g/t Au Open Pit resources ranging from 485,000 tonnes at 2.1% Cu, 45.3g/t Ag, and 0.7g/t Au to 845,000 tonnes at 1.6% Cu, 35.0g/t Ag, and 0.5g/t HEADWAY MAIN DEPOSIT 739,400 tons @ 3.2% Zn and 31.0g/t Ag Historic Resource Cane Occurrence 263g/t Ag, 4.1g/t Au, 2.8% Zn, 2.8% Pb Cane Copper 2006 Drilling 1.9% Cu, 95g/t Ag over 5.0m Cane Gold Metallurgical Work (2006) Concentrate: 66% Pb, 4,402g/t Ag, 23.8g/t Au Big Mac Zone - Ag, Zn D9 Occurrence - Cu, Au, Ag Abitibi Occurrence - Zn, Pb, Ag Americ #4 Occurrence - Cu, Au, Ag Granite Volcaniclastics & Sediments Felsic Metavolcanics Mafic Metavolcanics Mineral Deposit Mineral Occurrence ONAMAN PROPERTY • 100% owned • Polymetallic Property • VMS system-high grade NI43-101 resource • Blue Sky Exploration Potential (Lynx open at depth and along strike) • Potential transaction to acquire a mine and mill in the area • Open pit & underground resources
  14. 14. Path to Production … & Beyond Py/Po/Cpy Deposits & Showings Cu-Zn-Pb Au-Ag Lithology Moderate to Strong Weak to Moderate EM Conductors ONAMAN PROPERTY Deposit After Franklin, 1996 N Big Mac (Ag, Zn) Headway Swamp Zone (Pb, Zn, Ag) LYNX DEPOSIT (Cu, Ag , Au) HEADWAY MAIN DEPOSIT (Pb, Zn, Ag) Property boundary 0 250 500 MetersBeardmore 55km Untested Corridor; Mattabi-type Zn-Cu? Kyanite (Kaolinite) Sericite Sericite Chlorite Chloritoid Alteration Chlorite Carbonate Andesite Rhyolite breccia Rhyolite (massive/porphyritic) Massive sulphide Vein and disseminated sulphide Lateral alteration zone (SIL-EP) Syn-volcanic fault Target: VMS Mattabi-type Zn-Cu Mineralization overlying intensely altered syn-volcanic fault. Detailed Compilation with Alteration & EM
  15. 15. Path to Production … & Beyond 14 WHY INVEST IN SAGE GOLD  Two potential low capex deposits in Ontario; Lynx and Clavos  Lynx – Compliant Resource / Large Deposit Potential/ Open Pit tonnage  Lynx - Potential to Increase Tonnage through further in-fill and exploration drilling  Clavos – Fully permitted for production in prolific gold mining district  Clavos – NI43-101 resource and PEA  Clavos – Potential to increase resources  Very Low Market Capitalization SMALL AND PROFITABLE IS BEAUTIFUL
  16. 16. Path to Production … & Beyond 15 CONTACT INFORMATION Sage Gold Inc. 200 University Ave, Suite 1301 Toronto, ON M5H 3C6 Tel.: 416-204-3170 Fax: 416-260-2243 Karen Levy