EDITOR: | January 29th, 2016

NioCorp To Hold Annual General and Special Meeting of Shareholders on February 23, 2016

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January 29, 2016 (Source) — Company Also Announces that Tony Fulton Has Resigned from the NioCorp Board as a Result of his Successful Confirmation as Nebraska’s Next Tax Commissioner

NioCorp Developments Ltd. (“NioCorp” or the “Company“) (TSX:NB)(OTCQX:NIOBF)(FRANKFURT:BR3) today announced that it would conduct its 2016 Annual General and Special Meeting of Shareholders on February 23, 2016 at 10 a.m. Mountain.

The meeting will be held at the offices of Burns, Figa & Will, 6400 S. Fiddlers Green Circle, Suite 1000, Greenwood Village, Colorado. Copies of any documents to be considered, approved, ratified and adopted, or authorized at the Meeting will be available for inspection at the head office of the Company at 7000 South Yosemite Street, Suite 115, Centennial, Colorado, during normal business hours up to February 23, and at the meeting. The Annual General and Special Meeting Notice and Circular can be downloaded here.

The Company also announced that Tony Fulton has resigned from the NioCorp Board of Directors, effective today, as a result of his confirmation this week by the Nebraska Legislature to serve as Nebraska Tax Commissioner. A professional engineer and a NioCorp Board member since February 2013, Mr. Fulton served in the Nebraska Legislature from 2007 to 2013, and was a member of the budget-writing Appropriations Committee. He is the founder and owner of Guardian Angels Homecare, Inc., a business that provides housekeeping, companionship, and health care services for seniors.

“The entire NioCorp family is pleased and proud to see Tony step up yet again to serve the people of Nebraska in an important policymaking and leadership role,” said Mark. A. Smith, Executive Chairman and CEO of NioCorp Developments Ltd. “While we will miss the valuable expertise and insights that Tony brought to the NioCorp Board, our loss is definitely Nebraska’s gain. We congratulate the Governor for making this strategic appointment, and we look forward to seeing Tony do an outstanding job in promoting economic development for the people of Nebraska.”

In NioCorp’s shareholder meeting materials for the February 23, 2016 meeting, Tony Fulton is named as standing for re-election as a director. Because of Tony’s resignation, he will not be standing for re-election to NioCorp’s Board. Before the shareholder meeting, the NioCorp Board of Directors may nominate a suitable person to stand for election, as a director, at the meeting.

Mark Smith

Executive Chairman, CEO and Director

Source: NioCorp Developments, Ltd.

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About NioCorp

NioCorp is developing a superalloy materials project in Southeast Nebraska that will produce niobium, scandium, and titanium. Niobium is used to produce superalloys as well as High Strength, Low Alloy (“HSLA”) steel, which is a lighter, stronger steel used in automotive, structural, and pipeline applications. Scandium is a superalloy material that can be combined with Aluminum to make alloys with increased strength and improved corrosion resistance. Scandium also is a critical component of advanced solid oxide fuel cells. Titanium is used in various superalloys and is a key component of pigments used in paper, paint and plastics and is also used for aerospace applications, armor and medical implants.

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