VANCOUVER and NEW DELHI, INDIA, Aug. 7 /CNW/ - Pebble Creek Mining Ltd.
("Pebble Creek" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that the Company has
engaged two prominent consultants in India. A chronic problem in India is
obtaining timely approvals for mineral rights and various required permits
from state and central government officials. These engagements address this
Mr. Darshan Lal served on the staff of the President of India, 1970-1974,
as Naval Aide de Camp. He subsequently resigned from the Navy as Lt. Commander
and spent 34 years in strategic planning and corporate affairs with
multinational corporations working in India. He has worked with
GlaxoSmithKline, BASF and Monsanto. He has been a consultant to Dupont,
Praxair, Dumex, Visit Britain, Betafence, Quixote Transport Systems and St.
Gobain. He will advise the Company on corporate and governmental affairs.
Mr. D.S. Mehta obtained his M.Sc. in geology at University of Rajasthan.
His early work was exploration in Nepal on behalf of the Birla group of
companies before joining the Rajasthan Department of Mines and Geology ("DMG")
in 1969. DMG's mandate is to foster and regulate mine development and mining
in Rajasthan, one of India's most productive mining states. Mr. Mehta became
Director of DMG and retired from that office in 2001. From 2002 to 2008 he was
Mining Advisor to the government of Uttarakhand state. He is currently based
in Udaipur, Rajasthan as a consultant to the mineral industry. The Company has
recently applied for 6,000 square kilometers of potash Reconnaissance Permits
in Rajasthan and has engaged Mr. Mehta to advise on future work there.
About Pebble Creek. The Company has been exploring in India since 1995
and has built up a technical and business infrastructure. The Company's main
project is the Askot massive sulphide deposit in Uttarakhand state; however it
maintains an active pipeline of other projects in the exploration stages.
The Annual General Meeting of the Company will be held on Tuesday, August
12, at Suite 1900, 885 West Georgia Street, Vancouver, B.C. at 2:30 pm.
On behalf of the Board,
Gyan C. Singhai, P.Eng.
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For further information:
For further information: Gyan Singhai, Executive Chairman, Telephone:
(604) 696-6101; Mike Romanik, Investor Relations, Verenex Capital Corp.,
Telephone: (204) 724-0613