TSX Venture Exchange: MHI
Frankfurt Stock Exchange: N8Z/WKN: AODLHP
Pink Sheets: MHIFF
VANCOUVER, April 14 /CNW/ - Mineral Hill Industries Ltd. (TSXV: MHI) (FSE: N8Z) (the "Company" or "Mineral Hill") is pleased to announce that Dr. Stewart A. Jackson, PhD., P. Geol., has joined the Company as a Member of the Advisory Committee and the Exploration Committee.
Dr. Jackson is an experienced and accomplished geologist in the mineral industry. He was involved in the exploration and development of base and precious mineral deposits in a wide range of environments and was involved in the discovery and development of several major mineral discoveries including the Red Dog multi-billion dollar zinc-lead deposit in Northwestern Alaska for Cominco American Resources, Inc. (now part of Teck). He participated in the discovery and development of the Borealis, South McCoy and Manhattan gold deposits in Nevada for Houston Oil and Minerals and founded Crown Resource Corporation ("Crown") which discovered, in the Republic District of Washington State, USA some 4.5 million ounces of gold in the Seattle Mine, South Penn, Key East, Key West, Overlook, Lamefoot, Kettle River, K2, and Crown Jewel deposits. Dr. Jackson also participated as one of the vendors of uranium properties in Sweden held by Continental Precious Minerals, of which the Viken deposit alone contains resources of over 1 billion pounds of U3O8, and multi-billion pound resources of molybdenum, vanadium, and nickel.
Dieter Peter, CEO of Mineral Hill commented stating: "With the appointment of Dr. Jackson to Mineral Hill's exploration team of professionals, the Company will gain tremendous experience and knowledge in order to develop its projects and enhance the efficiency of its exploration programs. We look forward to the experience Dr. Jackson brings to MHI, as we prepare our future work programs on our newly acquired brine lithium property along with our Quebec properties."
About Mineral Hill Industries Ltd.
Mineral Hill Industries Ltd. is a Canadian based mineral exploration and development company trading on the TSX Venture Exchange (MHI), the Frankfurt Exchange (N8Z/WKN: AODLHP), and the OTC Pink Sheets (MHIFF). Mineral Hill has accumulated a diversified portfolio of quality lithium and precious metal properties in Canada and the USA. The Company's primary focus is on developing its three 100%-owned hard-rock lithium carbonate exploration projects in Quebec, Canada, its brine lithium property in Nevada, USA, as well as its Praxis Goldfields Project in Northern BC.
Mineral Hill recently completed and filed a NI 43-101 Technical Report on three prospects located near Val d'Or, Quebec which confirmed elevated Li2O concentrations. Following completion of the NI 43-101 Technical Report, Mineral Hill is evaluating the next stage of development for its Quebec lithium prospects in 2010 which will include drilling and expanded exploration.
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