TORONTO, Jan. 8, 2014 /CNW/ - Atlanta Gold Inc. (TSXV: ATG) (OTCQX: ATLDF) announced that its subsidiary Atlanta Gold Corporation ("AGC") is
heading into the New Year with continued involvement of the Steering
Committee which was formed earlier last year. As announced in the
February 27, 2013 news release, the Steering Committee was formed to
provide advice and help facilitate the continued advancement of the
Atlanta Gold Project from exploration to development and to
production. All members voluntarily provided their expertise at the
monthly meetings and also as need arose on various matters throughout
the year. Moving forward, the Committee will help facilitate the
transition of the Project from exploration and development to
As an advisory group, the Steering Committee exchanges ideas on how to
resolve issues and to best execute management decisions. The Steering
Committee's breadth and depth of experience in gold exploration and
development, construction, public relations, legal, transportation,
distribution and processing represented a significant step forward for
the Company's strategic capabilities. With cooperation and assistance
from the committee members and their business contacts, tasks were
effectively and efficiently expedited. Substantial cost savings were
realized because of the input from the Steering Committee.
On December 9, 2013, the Steering Committee held its final meeting for
the year with 10 of the original 11 members committed to continuing
their involvement to the Company in 2014. "This diverse group of
business leaders provided strategic direction which maximized economic,
environmental and social benefits from the Atlanta Gold Project,
developed new technologies and obtained public and private
investment. I am grateful to the committee members and the cooperative
and focused work we've done together to date," said Ernest Simmons,
President and CEO of the Company.
The 2014 Steering Committee is comprised of the following eleven
Wm. Ernest Simmons, President, CEO & Director of Atlanta Gold Inc. and
Eric Berentsen, Director of Atlanta Gold Inc. and Vice-President of AGC
Ryan A. Eldridge, Sr. Project Manager, Water, Civil and Environmental
Nate Fisher, Partner in EF Public Policy
John I'nama, Mine Site Coordinator, AGC
John Jackson, Director of Atlanta Gold Inc.
Michelle Points, Owner of Points Law, PLLC
Jessica Sanow, Boise State University Hydrology/Geology Intern
Becky Shull, Corporate Secretary and Treasurer of AGC
Richard Talboy, President of Talboy Construction, Inc.
Dave Turner, President of Knife River, Intermountain Region
The members of the Steering Committee that are not directors, officers
or employees of the Company or AGC will serve in an advisory capacity
and responsibility for the actions of AGC will remain with the
management and directors of AGC. Atlanta Gold Corporation reports and
serves the shareholders through direction provided by the Board of
Directors of Atlanta Gold Inc.
About the Company
Atlanta Gold Inc. holds through its 100% owned subsidiary, Atlanta Gold Corporation,
leases, options or ownership interests in its Atlanta properties which
comprise approximately 2,159 acres (8.74 square kilometers) located 90
air kilometers east of Boise, in Elmore County, Idaho. A long history
of mining makes Atlanta very suitable for development of new mining
projects. The Company is focused on advancing its core asset, Atlanta,
towards mine development and production.
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For further information:
Atlanta Gold Inc.:
Wm. Ernest Simmons
President and CEO
Telephone: (208) 424-3343
CHF Investor Relations
Director of Operations
Telephone: (416) 868-1079 ext 225
Fax: (416) 868-6198