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TORONTO, Sept. 26, 2011 /CNW Telbec/ - ROMARCO MINERALS INC. (TSX: R) (the "Company") is pleased to announce that the US Army Corps of
Engineers ("Corps") has selected Cardno ENTRIX to complete the
Environmental Impact Statement ("EIS") for the Haile Gold Mine project
in South Carolina. Cardno ENTRIX is a subsidiary of Cardno Limited, a
global provider of physical and social infrastructure services.
Cardno ENTRIX has extensive mine permitting experience as well as
experience with the Corps Charleston District. Cardno ENTRIX is an
environmental and natural resource management consultancy providing a
broad range of services in Water Resources Management, Natural
Resources Management, Permitting & Compliance, and Liability
Management. Cardno Limited extends across more than 150 worldwide
offices and represents an employee base of over 4,200 in more than 70
countries. Cardno ENTRIX has a strong local presence in South Carolina
with two office locations as well as numerous offices in the Southeast
Diane Garrett, President & CEO commented: "Cardno ENTRIX has developed a
quality plan utilizing a dedicated team of more than 20 professionals
to ensure the EIS process is thorough yet remains on schedule. The
team of top-notch professionals with widespread gold mining and 404
Wetlands experience has worked with the Corps several times on other
third-party contracted EIS projects. Their record for success is
exemplary. Everyone involved is pleased to have Cardno engaged to
develop the EIS for the Haile project."
The EIS will provide the remaining essential information needed by the
Corps to issue a 404 Wetlands permit. On September 23, 2011, the Corps
filed the Notice of Intent to Prepare an EIS in the Federal Register
establishing October 27, 2011 for the Scoping and Public Hearing
meeting that will be held in Kershaw, South Carolina. Following that
meeting and subsequent comment period an EIS schedule will be
developed. Additional information regarding the Haile EIS will be
available at a website independently managed by the Corps through
Cardno ENTRIX at: www.HaileGoldMineEIS.com.
About Romarco Minerals Inc.
Romarco Minerals Inc. is a gold development company focused on
production primarily in the US. The Company has completed a positive
Feasibility study and is continuing exploration and permitting for its
flagship project, the Haile Gold Mine in South Carolina.
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