Vancouver, BC / ACCESSWIRE / August 22, 2014 - NanoStruck Technologies Inc. (the "Company" or "NanoStruck") (CSE:NSK) (OTCQX: NSKTF) (Frankfurt: 8NSK) announces that it has completed interim second and third tranches of a non-brokered private placement in the amount of $210,000.
Pursuant to the private placement, NanoStruck issued 2,625,000 units at a price of $0.08 per unit. Each unit sold in the private placement consists of one common share and one common share purchase warrant. The shares, warrants and warrant shares underlying the units are subject to a four month and a day hold period. Each warrant is exercisable at $0.13 per share on or before 36 months from the closing date.
All shares issued pursuant to the private placement are subject to a four-month hold period. The net proceeds of the private placement will be used by NanoStruck for general corporate purposes and working capital. 94,658,046 common shares of the Company are now issued and outstanding.
"The funds provided by this private placement will enable NanoStruck to carry out significant activities planned for the remainder of 2014 to the benefit of its shareholders," said Bundeep Singh Rangar, interim CEO of NanoStruck.
About the Company
NanoStruck Technologies Inc. is a Canadian Company with a suite of technologies that remove molecular sized particles using patented absorptive organic polymers. These versatile biomaterials are derived from crustacean shells or plant fibers, depending on requirements of their usage. Acting as molecular sponges, the nanometer-sized polymers are custom programmed to absorb specific particles for remediation or retrieval purposes. These could be to clean out acids, hydrocarbons, pathogens, oils and toxins in water via its NanoPure solutions or to recover precious metal particles in mine tailings, such as gold, silver, platinum, palladium and rhodium using the Company's NanoMet solutions.
By using patented modifications to conventional technologies and adding polymer-based nano-filtration, the Company's offers environmentally safe NanoPure solutions for water purification. The Company uses Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and World Health Organization (WHO) guidelines as a benchmark for water quality and safety to conform to acceptable agricultural or drinking water standards in jurisdictions where the technology is used.
Additionally, the Company's technology can be used to recover precious and base metals from mine tailings, which are the residual material from earlier mining activities. By retrieving valuable metals from old tailing dumps, the Company's NanoMet solutions boosts the value of existing mining assets and reduces the need for new, costly and potentially environmentally harmful exploration and mining.
The Company's current business model is based on either selling water remediation plants or leasing out units and charging customers on a price per liter basis with a negotiated minimum payment per annum. For processing mine tailings, the value of precious metal recovered is shared with tailing site owners on a pre-agreed basis.
For further information contact:
Nelson Hudes, PR
T: (905) 660-9155
Raj Kurichh, Chief Marketing Officer
T: (905) 813-0900
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