VANCOUVER, Sept. 20, 2011 /CNW/ - Kimber Resources Inc. (NYSE Amex: KBX,
TSX:KBR) is pleased to announce the appointment of Tim Haldane to the
board of directors of Kimber Resources.
Mr. Haldane, P. Eng., joined Agnico-Eagle Mines Limited in May 2006 and
is currently the Senior Vice-President, Latin America. Prior to this
appointment, he was Vice-President, Development for Glamis Gold Inc.
where he participated in numerous acquisition and development
activities in North America and Central America. Mr. Haldane is a
graduate of the Montana School of Mines and Technology (B.S.
Metallurgical Engineering) and has 28 years of combined experience in
the precious metals and base metals industries.
"I very much look forward to working with Tim Haldane as we seek to
realise the full potential of our Mexican properties, especially the
Monterde project," said Gordon Cummings, President and CEO of Kimber
Resources. "Tim has tremendous experience in the mining of precious
metals deposits and a track record of success in building and operating
the multi-million ounce El Sauzal and Pinos Altos mines in the prolific
Sierra Madre belt, making him a highly valued addition to the Kimber
board of directors."
"I am very excited to be joining the Kimber board at this time," said
Tim Haldane. "Kimber is currently in the fortunate position at Monterde
of drilling a significant program to expand high grade gold-silver
mineral resources in tandem with advancing down the development path
towards a production decision. I look forward to assisting Kimber with
the goal of optimizing the production potential of Monterde and
building shareholder value."
Kimber owns mineral concessions covering in excess of 39,000 hectares in
the prospective Sierra Madre gold-silver belt, including the Monterde
property, where three gold-silver mineral resources have already been
defined. The most advanced of these, the Carmen deposit, has been
extensively drilled and has undergone detailed geologic modeling. The
completion of the Updated Preliminary Assessment for Monterde in 2011
represents a significant step forward for Kimber and is expected to
lead to further development and more advanced economic studies at the
Forward looking statements
Statements in this release may be viewed as forward-looking
statements. Such statements involve risks and uncertainties that could
cause actual results to differ materially from those projected. There
are no assurances the Company can fulfil such forward-looking
statements and the Company undertakes no obligation to update such
statements, except as required by law. Such forward-looking statements
are only predictions; actual events or results may differ materially as
a result of risks facing the Company, some of which are beyond the
SOURCE Kimber Resources Inc.
For further information:
Manager of Investor Relations
Gordon Cummings, CA
President and CEO
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