Nevada Energy Metals Appoints Alan Morris as Geology Advisor

October 26, 2016 – Vancouver, British Columbia- Nevada Energy Metals Inc. “the Company”, TSX-V: BFF (OTCQB: SSMLF) (Frankfurt: A2AFBV) is please to report that Alan Morris, the Qualified Person for the Company’s lithium projects in Nevada has been appointed to the Advisory Board of Nevada Energy Metals. He will serve as the company’s Geology Advisor.

Mr. Morris is owner of Ruby Mountain GIS, founded in 2003 and specializing in property and project evaluations and acquisitions. He has over 37 years of experience in the minerals industry, exploring for precious and base metals, uranium, lithium and other minerals in a variety of geologic environments, with an emphasis in the western U.S., particularly Nevada, Alaska, and Yukon, Canada. His experience with lithium brine deposits in western Nevada dates from 2010. He has held exploration geologist positions at various companies during his career, including Gulf Mineral Resources Corp., Fischer Watt Mining Company, Barrick Gold Exploration, Placer Dome Corp., Agnico-Eagle Mines Ltd., U.S. Gold Corp. (McEwen Mining), and Kinross Gold Corp. Mr. Morris has supervised numerous generative and drilling projects including planning, budgeting, permitting, contract administration, reclamation, and reporting. Mr. Morris is a Certified Professional Geologist with the American Institute of Professional Geologists (AIPG), a Licensed Geologist in the state of Utah, USA, and a Registered Professional Geologist in the State of Alaska, USA. Mr. Morris is a fellow with the Society of Economic Geologists, a member and past officer of the Geological Society of Nevada, and a member of the Nevada Mineral Exploration Coalition.

CEO Rick Wilson states “Having worked with Alan Morris on our lithium projects, I am confident that his expertise, especially in the area of Nevada and in the field of lithium exploration, will be a great asset to Nevada Energy Metals as the company continues its aggressive project generator model.”

About Nevada Energy Metals:

Nevada Energy Metals Inc. is a well funded, Canadian based, exploration company who’s primary listing is on the TSX Venture Exchange. The Company’s main exploration focus is directed at lithium brine targets located in the mining friendly state of Nevada. The Company has ownership of 77 claims in Clayton Valley, only 250m from Rockwood Lithium, the only brine based lithium producer in North America (70% optioned-out to American Lithium Corp (TSX-V: Li). Nevada Energy Metals has also acquired, 100 claims (Teels Marsh West) covering 2000 acres (809 hectares) at Teels Marsh, Mineral County, Nevada, a prospective lithium exploration project, 100% owned without any royalties; the Alkali Lake Project in Esmeralda county, is a 60% earn in option agreement from Dajin Resources Corp (TSX-V: DJI), where near surface lithium values have been confirmed; On July 15, 2016 Nevada Energy Metals has agreed to an Option Agreement where LiCo Energy Metals (TSX-V:LIC) can acquire a 100% interest, subject to a 3% Net Smelter Royalty, in 348 of 911 mineral claims located in Dixie Valley, Churchill County, Nevada. Of the seven characteristics favourable for the formation of a lithium brine deposit as outlined in the U.S. Geological Survey deposit model, all seven are found in Dixie Valley. The lithium deposit model for Dixie Valley is a Clayton Valley-style brine deposit.

On Behalf of the Board of Directors

Rick Wilson, President & CEO

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