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RNC Delivers on Commitment to Establish a Community Liaison Office for Dumont Project

January 18, 2013

AMOS, QC, Jan. 18, 2013 /CNW/ – Royal Nickel Corporation (“RNC”) (TSX:
RNX) is pleased to announce the official opening of its new community
liaison office located in the municipality of Launay in the Abitibi
region of Quebec. Approximately 75 people, including local residents, media and representatives from the
municipality of Launay and RNC attended the opening ceremony, which was
held at the new office yesterday evening.

The liaison office has been established in the municipality of Launay to
further enhance the flow of information between RNC and the local
community with respect to the permitting and anticipated development of
the Dumont Nickel Project. The liaison office will provide local
residents and other stakeholders direct access to RNC representatives
who will be able to provide information and answer questions and will
also provide a forum to submit comments or suggestions with respect to
the Dumont project. The liaison office will also serve as a local
source for publications and documents related to the consultation
process and other information regarding the Dumont project.

“At RNC one of our core values is to be actively engaged and transparent
in our interactions with the communities in which we operate and to
demonstrate this in the actions we take. The opening of a liaison
office in Launay is an important step towards strengthening our
relationships with local communities and to furthering mutual
understanding of interests,” commented Tyler Mitchelson, President and

The establishment of a liaison office in Launay fulfills one of the
commitments made in the Provisional Collaboration and Partnership
Agreement between RNC and the municipality of Launay (see RNC news
release dated September 26, 2012). The community liaison office is
located at 778 Chicobi Street in the Town of Launay, Quebec.

About Royal Nickel Corporation

Royal Nickel Corporation is a mineral resource company focused primarily
on the exploration, evaluation, development and acquisition of base
metal and platinum group metal properties. RNC’s principal asset is the
Dumont Nickel Project strategically located in the established Abitibi
mining camp, 25 kilometres northwest of Amos, Quebec. RNC has a strong
management team and Board with over 100 years of mining experience in
the nickel business at Inco and Falconbridge. RNC’s common shares and
warrants trade on the TSX under the symbols RNX and RNX.WT.

Cautionary Statement Concerning Forward Looking Statements

This news release contains “forward-looking information” including
without limitation statements relating to RNC’s anticipated development
of the Dumont Nickel Project.

Forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks,
uncertainties and other factors which may cause the actual results,
performance or achievements of RNC to be materially different from any
future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by the
forward-looking statements. Factors that could affect the outcome
include, among others: third party opposition or government delays in
the permitting process, the actual results of development activities;
project delays; inability to raise the funds necessary to achieve the
milestones or complete development; general business, economic,
competitive, political and social uncertainties; future prices of
metals; availability of alternative nickel sources or substitutes;
actual nickel recovery; conclusions of economic evaluations; changes
in project parameters as plans continue to be refined; accidents,
labour disputes and other risks of the mining industry; political
instability, terrorism, insurrection or war; or in the completion of
development or construction activities. For a more detailed discussion
of such risks and other factors that could cause actual results to
differ materially from those expressed or implied by such
forward-looking statements, refer to RNC’s filings with Canadian
securities regulators available on SEDAR at www.sedar.com.

Although RNC has attempted to identify important factors that could
cause actual actions, events or results to differ materially from those
described in forward-looking statements, there may be other factors
that cause actions, events or results to differ from those anticipated,
estimated or intended. Forward-looking statements contained herein are
made as of the date of this news release and RNC disclaims any
obligation to update any forward-looking statements, whether as a
result of new information, future events or results or otherwise,
except as required by applicable securities laws.

SOURCE Royal Nickel Corporation

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