Listed on TSX/ASX:LAM
TORONTO, March 31, 2014 /CNW/ - Laramide Resources Ltd. (TSX/ASX: LAM)
is pleased to announce that Bryn Jones, MMinEng, has been appointed
Chief Operating Officer for the Company. Mr. Jones will lead the
development of the Westmoreland Uranium Project in Queensland,
Australia. Prior to his appointment, Mr. Jones was Managing Director of
Uranium Equities Limited, an ASX listed explorer and developer of
uranium extraction technologies.
Mr. Jones is an Industrial Chemist and Fellow of the Australian
Institute of Mining and Metallurgy with 16 years' experience in the
Australian uranium industry covering all aspects of the mining cycle.
While at Uranium Equities, Mr. Jones successfully managed and financed
the PhosEnergy development from concept to feasibility study level,
which is being jointly developed by Cameco Corporation and PhosEnergy.
Prior to Uranium Equities, he worked in several technical and
operational management roles at Heathgate Resources, the operator of
the Beverley Uranium Mine in South Australia. Bryn also worked for
Worley Parsons on the Olympic Dam Expansion Project and consulted on
various In-Situ Recovery (ISR) operations around the world.
Mr. Jones contributes to several programs with the International Atomic
Energy Agency, as a techincal expert, in the area of ISR uranium mining
and also holds a Master's degree in Mining Engineering focusing on Mine
Industry Management from the University of New South Wales.
Marc Henderson, President and Chief Executive Officer of Laramide,
states: "We are very pleased to have Bryn join our Executive team in
Australia. With the change in Queensland government policy towards
uranium mining and the prospect for a much improved mid-term
contracting market in the period 2016 to 2018, we believe now is the
time to move the Westmoreland Project forward more aggressively.
Mr. Jones will join Laramide effective on the 1st of April and will be based in Laramide's Brisbane office.
Laramide shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange and the
Australian Securities Exchange under the symbol LAM.
To learn more about Laramide, please visit the Company's website at www.laramide.com.
Laramide is engaged in the exploration and development of high-quality
uranium assets. Its wholly owned uranium assets are in Australia and
the United States. Laramide's portfolio of advanced uranium projects
have been chosen for their production potential. Its flagship project,
Westmoreland, in Queensland, Australia, is one of the largest projects
currently held by a junior mining company. Its U.S. assets include La
Jara Mesa in Grants, New Mexico, and La Sal in the Lisbon Valley
district of Utah. Its portfolio also includes joint venture, strategic
equity positions and royalty participation in uranium development and
exploration companies that provide additional geographic
diversification and uranium exposure for shareholders.
This press release contains forward-looking statements. The actual
results could differ materially from a conclusion, forecast or
projection in the forward-looking information. Certain material
factors or assumptions are applied in drawing a conclusion or making a
forecast or projection as reflected in the forward-looking information.
SOURCE: Laramide Resources Ltd.
For further information:
Marc Henderson, President and Chief Executive Officer
Toronto, Canada +1 (416) 599 7363
Greg Ferron, Vice-President, Investor Relations
Toronto, Canada +1 (416) 599 7363