Permitting in the NT is also well advanced with the Mackenzie Valley review board (MVRB) finalizing its report of environmental assessment that will contain the recommendation to the Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada for the mine and concentrator. This report is expected to be completed by Jan. 22, 2013, and shortly thereafter placed on the public registry. Fortune is concurrently working with Deloitte & Touche Corporate Finance Canada to attract a strategic partner to provide project financing. As a potential reliable Canadian-based producer of cobalt and bismuth, Nico presents an attractive opportunity for potential partners that need a secure source of supply of these specialty metals