VANCOUVER, May 12 /CNW/ - Fire River Gold Corp. (the "Company", "FAU")
(TSX.V: FAU) (OTCQX: FVGCF) (FSE: FWR) wishes to announce that Timothy
G. Smith has been appointed as Vice President, Operations. Mr. Smith
has over 32 years' experience in the mining industry. He graduated from
McGill University with a Bachelor of Engineering, Metallurgical, and
has worked in copper, coal, gold, lead and zinc operations throughout
the U.S. Prior to joining Fire River Gold, Mr. Smith was V.P. of U.S.
and Canadian Operations with Apollo Gold where he led the mine start up
and mill expansion of the Black Fox Mine located outside of Timmins,
Ontario. He was also General Manager of the Montana Tunnels
polymetallic mine outside of Helena Montana. Mr. Smith was Operating
Manager at Red Dog Mine in Alaska, with Cominco, for 7 years. His
operating experience also includes work at the Sullivan (lead/zinc),
David Bell (gold), Bullmoose (coal), Afton smelter (copper) and Similco
(copper) mines. He is a professional engineer, registered in B.C., and
holds dual U.S. and Canadian citizenships.
Richard Goodwin, President and COO, states: "I am very pleased to welcome Tim Smith to Fire River Gold Corp. as our
Vice President of Operations. Mr. Smith's qualifications and
extensive experience in mining will be a tremendous asset to the
Company and his hands-on approach to operations will help us through
President & C.O.O.
Certain information regarding the Company including management's
assessment of future plans and operations, may constitute
forward-looking statements under applicable securities laws and
necessarily involve risks associated with mining exploration and
development, volatility of prices, currency fluctuations, imprecision
of resource estimates, environmental and permitting risks, access to
labour and services, competition from other companies and ability to
access sufficient capital. As a consequence, actual results may differ
materially from those anticipated in the forward-looking statements. A
feasibility study has not been completed and there is no certainty the
disclosed targets will be reached nor that the proposed operations will
be economically viable. Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation
Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX
Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy
of this release. We seek safe harbour.
SOURCE Fire River Gold Corp.
For further information:
Tel: +1 604 685 1870 Fax: +1 604 685 8045
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.firerivergold.com
2303 West 41st Avenue, Vancouver, B.C., Canada, V6M 2A3