Imperial Mining welcomes Alain Bureau to its Board of Directors

– CANADA, Montreal –  Imperial Mining Group Ltd. (TSX: IPG; OTC: IMPNF) today announced the appointment of Alain Bureau, P.Eng., to its Board of Directors.

“I am very pleased that Alain Bureau has agreed to join us. Alain has a track record of successfully building mines throughout the Americas, particularly in areas with challenging logistics. His experience will provide Imperial with valuable guidance and input in the efficient design and execution of our Crater Lake scandium-rare earth project development plans. Please join me in welcoming Alain to the Team Imperial. I look forward to his contribution in supporting Imperial’s intention of being North America’s first pure scandium provider,” said CEO, Peter Cashin.

About Alain Bureau

Mr. Alain Bureau is a Canadian professional engineer with over 20 years of experience in the mining and construction sector, having worked in 11 countries across the Americas. Mr. Bureau brings to the company significant experience in the junior mining industry through his roles as President and CEO of Pershimco Resources and President of Atico Mining Corporation. He also received numerous important industry acknowledgments, including TSX’s Top 10 exploration companies award in 2012 and the prestigious PwC’s Top performing mining explorers award in 2013. As a third-generation miner, his early career led him to be involved in numerous large construction projects including the Glencore’s Raglan Mine located in the extreme limit of Northern Quebec.

While with Agnico Eagle, he was the plant construction manager for the Pino’s Alto mine in the remote Mexican mountains as well as in the Atacama desert working on BHP’s Escondida mine expansion, currently the largest copper producer in the world. His exploration and construction abilities as well as his M&A experience and understanding of the capital markets allowed him to successfully deliver growth through the development of logistically challenging projects by providing technical solutions and financial alternatives to create value for shareholders.

Alain graduated with high honors in Mechanical Engineering from the Royal Military College of Canada and is a member of the OIQ “Ordre des Ingénieurs du Quebec”. He also currently serves on the Mining Chamber of Ecuador’s Board of Directors.

About Imperial Mining

Imperial is a Canadian mineral exploration and development company focused on the advancement of its technology metals projects in Québec. Imperial is publicly listed on the TSX Venture Exchange as “IPG” and on the OTCQB Exchange as “IMPNF” and is led by an experienced team of mineral exploration and development professionals with a strong track record of mineral deposit discovery in numerous metal commodities.

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