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Appointment to Board of Directors

July 11, 2016

July 11, 2016 EDMONTON, ALBERTA. Athabasca Minerals Inc. ("Athabasca" or the "Corporation") (TSX Venture: ABM) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Dale Nolan to the Board of Directors. Mr. Nolan is a founding director of Athabasca Minerals Inc., and has been involved in the gravel, transportation and construction business for over 35 years.

Mr. Nolan is also president of the Hopkins Group of Companies ("Hopkins"), a Lacombe, Alberta based company that started in 1966. Hopkins develops gravel pits and performs custom crushing of aggregate. Hopkins has crushed for numerous counties and municipal districts throughout Alberta, and has provided services to Alberta Transportation for various road construction projects. Hopkins also supplies transportation services to deliver gravel and move oilfield equipment throughout Western Canada.

The Corporation also announces that Mr. Michael Peck has resigned from the Board of Directors. Athabasca thanks Mr. Peck for his commitment to the Corporation, and wishes him well in his future endeavours.

This appointment is effective immediately, and is subject to TSX Venture Exchange approval.

About Athabasca Minerals
The Corporation is a resource company involved in the management, exploration and development of aggregate projects. These activities include contracts works, aggregate pit management, aggregate production and sales from corporate-owned pits, new aggregate development and acquisitions of sand and gravel operations. The Corporation also has industrial mineral land holdings for the purpose of locating and developing sources of industrial minerals and aggregates essential to high growth economic development.

For further Information on Athabasca, please contact:

Dean Stuart
T: 403-617-7609

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