VANCOUVER, Jan. 9, 2012 /CNW/ - Copper North Mining Corp. ("Copper
North" or the "Company") (TSXV: COL) is pleased to announce the
appointment of Mr. Doug Ramsey as the Company's new Vice President,
Sustainability and Environmental Affairs.
Mr. Ramsey's 30 years of experience in environmental assessment and
Leading the Environmental Assessment, Permitting and Natural Resources
Group for Wardrop, A Tetra Tech Company
Extensive environmental project experience for a number of mining
companies including Barrick Gold, Xstrata Copper, Victoria Gold, and
Serving as Environmental Impact Assessment Technical Director and
Manager for SEACOR Environmental, Manitoba
Acting as Senior Environmental Scientist for Morrow Environmental
Mr. Ramsey will manage all environmental and permitting activities for
the Company. In addition, Mr. Ramsey will be responsible for the
development of co-operation agreements with First Nations; lead
environmental studies in support of regulatory applications and
technical reporting; and maintain positive relations with government,
regulators, agencies and other stakeholders. Mr. Ramsey's primary focus
will be on advancing the Carmacks Copper Project located in the Yukon,
Canada, which is permitted for construction but requires a Water Use
Licence in order to commence development.
"Mr. Ramsey's extensive experience and senior leadership in
environmental permitting will be essential as we continue to actively
pursue the successful permitting of the Carmacks Copper Project" said
Dr. Sally Eyre, President and Chief Executive Officer of Copper North.
"Further, the appointment of Mr. Ramsey will ensure that Copper North
continues to implement sustainable and best environmental practices at
both its Carmacks Copper and Redstone Projects".
The Company has authorized the issuance of 175,000 stock options to Mr.
Ramsey. These options have a five year term from the date of grant and
an exercise price of $0.27 per common share. Mr. Ramsey will commence
his employment with Copper North on February 1, 2012.
About Copper North
Copper North is a Canadian mineral exploration and development company.
Copper North's mineral resource assets include the Carmacks Copper
Project located in the Yukon, and the high-grade, stratiform-copper
Redstone Deposit, located in the Northwest Territories. Copper North
trades on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol COL. Please visit www.coppernorthmining.com.
On behalf of the Board of Directors:
"Sally L. Eyre"
Dr. Sally L. Eyre
President, CEO and Director
This news release includes certain "forward-looking statements" There
can be no assurance that such statements will prove to be accurate and
actual results and future events could differ materially from those
anticipated in such statements. In making the forward-looking
statements in this release, the Company has applied certain factors and
assumptions that the Company believes are reasonable. Forward-looking
statements in this release are subject to numerous risks, uncertainties
and other factors that could cause actual results to differ materially
from those express or implied in such forward-looking statements. The
Company expressly disclaims any intention or obligation to update or
revise any forward-looking statements whether as a result of new
information, future events or otherwise except as otherwise required by
applicable securities legislation.
Neither the 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.
SOURCE Copper North Mining Corp.
For further information:
Sally Eyre, President & CEO
Peter Oates, Manager, Investor Relations