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Pure Nickel Appoints Thomas S. Kofman as Interim CFO

January 31, 2017

TORONTO: January 31, 2017. Pure Nickel Inc. (TSXV: NIC) (the “Company”) announces that Thomas S. Kofman has been appointed as interim Chief Financial Officer of the Company.

Mr. Kofman has been a director of the Company since 2012 and has served on the Audit Committee since that time. Mr. Kofman has over 30 years of experience in North American Capital Markets as both an issuer and banker; he is a Chartered Accountant with a Bachelor of Arts degree from York University.

David McPherson, the Company’s President and CEO commented, “We would like to thank Tom for his assistance as we continue our search for a permanent CFO.”

About Pure Nickel Inc.
Pure Nickel is a mineral exploration company with a diverse collection of nickel, copper and platinum group element exploration projects in North America.

Forward Looking Statements
Some of the statements contained herein may be forward-looking statements which involve known and unknown risks and uncertainties. Without limitation, statements regarding potential mineralization and resources, exploration results, expectations, plans, and objectives of Pure Nickel are forward-looking statements that involve various risks. The following are important factors that could cause Pure Nickel’s actual results to differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements: changes in the world wide price of mineral commodities, general market conditions, risks inherent in mineral exploration, risks associated with development, construction and mining operations, the uncertainty of future exploration activities and cash flows, and the uncertainty of access to additional capital. There can be no assurance that forward-looking statements will prove to be accurate as actual results and future events may differ materially from those anticipated in such statements. Pure Nickel undertakes no obligation to update such forward-looking statements if circumstances or management’s estimates or opinions should change. The reader is cautioned not to place undue reliance on such forward-looking statements.

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For further information:

Pure Nickel Inc.
David McPherson
T. (416) 644-0066