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E3 Metals Appoints Process Development Veteran, Jonathan Nielsen, as Director of Technology

CALGARY, AB, July 8, 2021 / CNW / – E3 METALS CORP. (TSXV: ETMC) (FWB: OU7A) (OTC: EEMMF) (the “Company” or “E3 Metals”), an emerging lithium developer and leading technology direct lithium extraction (“DLE”) innovator, is pleased to announce that Mr. Jonathan Nielsen as director of technology, effectively July 12, 2021. Mr. Nielsen brings over 30 years of experience and technical know-how in process development and optimization especially for the development of base metals and lithium processing technologies from the laboratory to commercial commissioning.

“We are very excited to add Mr. Nielsen to our management team. This is a critical role for E3 Metals and Jonathan will lead the technical development of both the company’s DLE and our lithium production processes towards commercialization,” commented CEO, Chris Doornbos. “Jonathan’s expertise in coordinating scalable operations, research and development, engineering, and business management will be well suited as E3 accelerates its goal of bringing lithium hydroxide into Alberta. “

Jonathan has held senior positions at several internationally recognized companies including FLSmidth, an organization providing sustainable productivity solutions to the global mining and cement industries to cut costs and reduce environmental impact, where Jonathan was director of their Global Hydromet Process Line and led several key roles including Business development for base metals and lithium brines, process design, tests and project cost accounting. Before joining FLSmidth, Jonathan spent 11 years at Engitec Technologies (United States Division), where he gradually held managerial positions, including; Site Technology Manager, where he was internationally responsible for the scale-up of proprietary hydrometallurgical technologies and plant commissioning and finally held the position of Managing Director, in which he was responsible for all activities and development within the United States Operations. Prior to Engitec, Mr. Nielsen was President & Co-Owner of OEM Solutions from 1999 to 2008, where he built the business from start-up to multi-million dollar sales.

Mr. Nielsen earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Metallurgical Engineering from South Dakota School of Mines and Technology and has been an active member, author, and moderator of the Society for Mining, Metallurgical and Exploration (SME) and the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum (CIM).

About E3 Metals Corp.
E3 Metals is a lithium development company with 7.0 million tons of inferred mineral resources of lithium carbonate equivalent (LCE).1 in the Alberta and a cash value8th% on its Clearwater Lithium Project from $ 1.1 billion with 32% IRR before taxes and $ 820 million with 27% IRR after taxes1. By successfully scaling its DLE technology towards commercialization, the goal of E3 Metals is to manufacture high-purity lithium products in battery quality. With a significant lithium resource and innovative technology solutions, E3 Metals has the potential to bring lithium to market from one of the best jurisdictions in the world. E3 Metals continues to work with partners on the University of Alberta and at GreenCenter Canada.

More information about E3 Metals can be found at http://www.e3metalscorp.com.

ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS,

Chris Doornbos, President and CEO
E3 METALS CORP.

1: The NI 43-101 Preliminary Economic Assessment (PEA) of the NI 43-101 Technical Report of the Clearwater Lithium Project becomes effective December 21, 2020. E3 Metals has also issued three NI 43-101 technical reports with a total resource of 7.0Mt LCE. The Clearwater Lithium Project PEA Resource Estimate, which identifies 2.2Mt LCE (Inferred) effective December 21, 2020; the North Rocky Resource Area (NRRA) Technical Report, effective October 27, 2017, which identifies 0.9Mt LCE (inferred); and the Exshaw West Resource Area (EWRA) identifying 3.9Mt LCE (inferred) as of June 4, 2018. All reports are available on the company’s website (e3metalscorp.com/technical-reports) and SEDAR (www.sedar.com)

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