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Norsemont Announces the Appointment of Veteran Geologist Art Freeze to Its Advisory Board





Vancouver, B.C. - TheNewswire - July 3, 2020 - Norsemont Mining Inc. (CSE:NOM) (CNSX:NOM.CN) (OTC:NRRSF) (FWB:LXZ1) ("Norsemont" or the "Company") announces the addition of Art Freeze to its recently established strategic committee of trusted advisors (the "Advisory Board"). The Advisory Board will provide technical and strategic counsel to Norsemont's board and management team and will include distinguished mining industry leaders whose focus will be to provide advice to help shape and guide the strategy of the exploration and mining priorities of Norsemont.

Art Freeze has an impressive 49 years of experience in Mineral Exploration & Production geology. He has extensive experience in mining development programs and evaluating projects for both major and junior resource companies. Between 2002 and 2007, he served as the Primary Consulting Geologist for Goldcorp Inc., and previously held Consulting, Management, Supervisory and Technical positions with international mining companies such as Cominco Ltd., Echo Bay Mines, Pasminco Exploration, and Pan American Silver Corp. He is a member of the Association of Professional Engineers & Geoscientists of British Columbia (APEGBC). Previously, Mr. Freeze was a director of Norsemont Mining Inc. (TSX: NOM) which was sold to HudBay Minerals for $520 million. Geographically, he has extensive experience in Chile, Peru, Bolivia, Argentina, Mexico, Spain, Portugal, Sweden, the former Soviet Republics, North Korea, the USA and Canada. Mr. Freeze presently serves as a director of four Junior Resource companies.

Allan Larmour, CEO stated, "We're excited to welcome someone of Art's caliber to our advisory board. His geological expertise in south America, particularly Chile, will be invaluable. His previous experience with the Constancia copper mine in nearby southern Peru, will be a great advantage to the team. As well, his previous involvement with sale of the project to HudBay will benefit all our stakeholders."

Additional members will be appointed to the Advisory Board in the coming weeks.

On behalf of the Board of Directors,

NORSEMONT MINING INC.

Allan Larmour Chief Executive Officer, Director

For more information, please contact the Company at:
Telephone: (604) 669-9788
Facsimile: (604) 669-9768

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