VANCOUVER, Jan. 29 /CNW Telbec/ - Dale Schultz, Vice President
Exploration of Continuum Resources Ltd (TSXV:CNU) is pleased to announce that
Jose Juan Zorrilla of Human Environment Group has been retained to oversee
community relations and social management for all projects in the country of
Jose Juan Zorrilla, PhD, is senior partner and social specialist of the
Human Environment Group. He was born in Mexico where he later received an MBA
from the Instituto Tecnologico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey. After
concluding postgraduate studies in Sustainable Development, he immigrated to
Canada where he completed a PhD in environmental design at the University of
Calgary. He has fourteen years of experience consulting and managing projects
related to social development in Canada and internationally. Internationally
he has worked for the World Bank, IDB, CIDA, JICA, National and Local
Governments, private corporations, non-governmental organizations,
universities and multi-national organizations such as the North American
Commission for Environmental Cooperation, the Coordinator of Indigenous
Organizations of the Amazon Basin (COICA) and the Regional Association of Oil
and Natural Gas Companies in Latin America and the Caribbean (ARPEL).
Dr. Zorrilla has designed and implemented community relations plans,
social impact assessments and public consultation programs for a number of
Natural Resource development firms including Tyler Resources, Synenco Energy
(Sinopec), Ascendant Copper, Hunt Oil, BlackRock Resources, Pluspetrol, Grupo
Techint, and Husky Energy among others. Currently, he assists the IDB
monitoring and supervising compliance with social legislation and commitments
of the Camisea Project in Peru and assists the Ministry of Hydrocarbons and
Energy of Bolivia to strengthen the social component of environmental
management. Dr. Zorrilla is an Adjunct Professor at the University of Calgary
contributing to the International Indigenous Studies program and the Faculty
of Social Work.
About Human Environment Group (HEG)
The Human Environment Group (HEG) was established in 2004 to offer
consulting services to address the human dimension of natural resource
management, promoting socially and environmentally responsible development.
HEG works with industry, community groups and the various levels of government
to facilitate cooperation and communications between stakeholders using an
integrated approach with strong foundations in economics and natural and
Located in Calgary, Alberta, HEG has been involved in projects throughout
the world including, Brazil, Bolivia, Canada, Colombia, Ecuador, Ghana,
Guatemala, Kazakhstan, Mexico, Peru, and Russia.
Continuum is actively exploring 12 separate gold-silver projects in the
state of Oaxaca, where Continuum has acquired approximately 220,000 hectares.
Continuum is also 24% joint venture partner with Fortuna Silver Mines Inc.
(TSXV: FVI) on the San Jose silver project, on which drilling continues to
expand on the resource estimate previously announced by the Company on March
On Behalf of the Board of Directors of
Per: "Dale Schultz"
Dale Schultz, Vice President Exploration
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