Bolt Metals Awaits Decision on Application for Reinstatement of Cyclops Project Licence

Vancouver, British Columbia--(Newsfile Corp. - November 29, 2022) - Bolt Metals Corp. (CSE: BOLT) (FSE: A2QEUB) (OTCQB: PCRCF) ("Bolt" or the "Company") announces its Indonesian subsidiary still awaits a decision from the Head of BKPM (Investment Coordinating Board)/Minister of Investment for Indonesia regarding possible reinstatement of the mining permit (IUP) for the Cyclops nickel/cobalt Project.

The Company's Indonesian advisors assisted in drafting an objection notice and have implemented additional measures to have the IUP extended.

When available, the Company will provide updates regarding a possible reinstatement of the mining permit for Cyclops as well as any impact to the conditional sale of the Cyclops Project announced December 23, 2021 (the Transaction).

Bolt, through its Indonesian subsidiary has for the last 4-years been working with government agencies to register its license into the Directorate General Mineral and Coal, Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources database, a requirement for the extension of the Cyclops project IUP. The license was successfully registered in July 2020. The Company's application for IUP extension commenced in 2021 with all the demanded requirements from the Directorate General Mineral and Coal having been fulfilled, including submission of certificates of bank deposit of a joint TNM/Directorate General Mineral and Coal Account for Reclamation and Post Mining bonds.

About Bolt Metals

Bolt Metals is a Canadian‐based exploration company focused on the acquisition and development of production grade nickel and cobalt deposits, key raw material inputs for the growing lithium‐ion battery industry. Visit https://boltmetals.com/ to find out more.

Bolt Metals Corp.

Ranjeet Sundher – President and CEO
(604) 922‐8272
rsundher@boltmetals.com

Steve Vanry – CFO & Director
(604) 922‐8272
steve@vanrycap.com

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