TORONTO, ON --(Marketwired - March 28, 2017) - Victoria Gold Corp. (TSX VENTURE: VIT) "Victoria" or the "Company" is pleased to announce it has entered into an exclusive
agreement with Finning (Canada), a division of Finning International Inc. (TSX: FTT), to supply
the mining fleet for its Eagle Gold Project.
The mining fleet will include two 6040FS hydraulic shovels, eleven 150 ton, 785D off-highway trucks and various
auxiliary Caterpillar mining equipment.
The total cost of the new fleet is approximately US$50 million. A deposit will be made upon signing with further payments due
upon delivery. Delivery of the fleet is expected between late 2017 and Q3 2018.
Victoria and Finning (Canada) have further agreed to identify opportunities for used auxiliary Caterpillar equipment as well
as delivery date guarantees.
Mr. John McConnell, President and CEO of Victoria commented; "We are incredibly pleased to have entered into this deal
with Finning Canada to supply a fleet of Caterpillar equipment for the Eagle Gold Project. Through this agreement, we were able
to secure more favourable pricing and terms than estimated in our recent Feasibility Study and we have managed to further derisk
the Eagle Gold Project without compromising our strong balance sheet."
"We are delighted to be a significant partner with Victoria in developing this mining project. This exclusive agreement is
a testament to Caterpillar's industry leading equipment and our strong product support capabilities," said Mr. Juan Carlos
Villegas, President of Finning Canada and Chief Operating Officer of Finning International.
About the Dublin Gulch Property
Victoria Gold's 100%-owned Dublin Gulch gold property is situated in the central Yukon Territory, Canada,
approximately 375 kilometers north of the capital city of Whitehorse, and approximately 85 kilometers from the town of Mayo. The
Property is accessible by road year-round, and is located within Yukon Energy's electrical grid. The Company has constructed and
maintains a 100 person all-season camp at the project site.
The Property covers an area of approximately 555 square kilometers, and is the site of the Company's Eagle Gold Deposit. The
Eagle Gold Mine is expected to be Yukon's next operating gold mine and, between the Eagle and Olive deposits, include Proven and
Probable Reserves of 2.7 million ounces of gold from 123 million tonnes of ore with a grade of 0.67 grams of gold per tonne, as
outlined in a National Instrument 43-101 feasibility study. The NI 43-101 Mineral Resource for the Eagle and Olive deposits has
been estimated to host 191 million tonnes averaging 0.65 grams of gold per tonne, containing 4.0 million ounces of gold in the
"Measured and Indicated" category, inclusive of Proven and Probable Reserves, and a further 24 million tonnes averaging 0.61
grams of gold per tonne, containing 0.5 million ounces of gold in the "Inferred" category.
The technical content of this news release has been reviewed and approved by Paul D. Gray, P.Geo., as the Qualified
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