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MELBOURNE, Australia, Jan. 2, 2013 /CNW/ - OceanaGold Corporation (ASX: OGC, TSX: OGC, NZX: OGC) (the "Company") is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms Liang Tang as Company
Secretary effective from 1 January 2013.
Ms Tang holds a Bachelor of Laws and a Bachelor of Commerce from the
University of Melbourne. She has been with the Company since April
2009, most recently as Corporate Counsel and Assistant Company
Ms Tang replaces Mr Mark Chamberlain as Company Secretary, who will
continue in his role as the Chief Financial Officer of the Company.
OceanaGold Corporation is a significant Asia Pacific gold producer with
projects located on the South Island of New Zealand and in the
Philippines. The Company's assets encompass New Zealand's largest gold
mining operation at the Macraes goldfield in Otago which is made up of
the Macraes Open Pit and the Frasers Underground mines. Additionally on
the west coast of the South Island, the Company operates the Reefton
Open Pit mine. OceanaGold produces approximately 230,000 ounces of gold
per annum from the New Zealand operations. The Company also owns the
Didipio Project in northern Luzon, Philippines where commissioning
activities are currently underway. Currently, Didipio is expected to
produce 100,000 ounces of gold and 14,000 tonnes of copper per year
over an estimated 16 year mine life.
OceanaGold is listed on the Toronto, Australian and New Zealand stock
exchanges under the symbol OGC.
SOURCE: OceanaGold Corporation
For further information:
Investor Relations - Melbourne
Darren Klinck or Nova Young
Tel: +61(3) 9656 5300
Investor Relations - Toronto
+1 416 915 3123
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