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Pure Nickel Completes Initial Phase of $1.5 Million Dollar Sale of its Interest in the Tower Property

June 2, 2015

TORONTO: June 2, 2015. Pure Nickel Inc. (TSXV: NIC) (the “Company”) announces it has completed the initial phase of the sale of the Company’s 30% interest in the Tower Property, Manitoba. As previously announced on March 31, 2015 Pure Nickel entered into an agreement with Akuna Minerals Inc., (“Akuna Minerals”) a private company, for the sale of the Company’s interest in the Tower Property for a total of $1,500,000. The first phase of the agreement included a cash payment of $1,000,000; these funds have been received by Pure Nickel. In addition, under terms of the Purchase and Sale Agreement, upon achievement of nameplate production as defined in an NI 43-101 feasibility study, Akuna Minerals will make a another payment to Pure Nickel of $500,000.

Mr. McPherson, Pure Nickel’s CEO and President stated, “We are pleased to have realized value for our minority interest in the Tower Property and are confident that Akuna Minerals will progress the project to completion.”

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.

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For further information:

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