Trading Symbol RCR: TSXV
TORONTO, Aug. 12 /CNW/ - Rockcliff Resources Inc. ("Rockcliff") (RCR: Tier 1 TSXV) is pleased to announce that Mr. David Constable BSc., MBA has been appointed Rockcliff's Chairman of the Board of Directors effective immediately.
Recently retired from FNX Mining Company Inc. ("FNX") as Vice President of Investor Relations following the merger of FNX with Quadra Mining Ltd., Dave's industry experience is extensive and wide ranging with over forty years experience as an exploration geologist and in senior management roles across North and South America, south-east Asia and Australia.
Dave began his career with the Noranda Group, ran his own geological consulting firm and worked at the Ontario Ministry of Northern Development and Mines as Senior Manager of Mineral Development before joining Normandy Mining of Australia as Vice President of Investor Relations, listing the company in North America and leading to the takeover of Normandy in 2002 by Newmont Mining after which he joined FNX.
Dave is a certified director (ICD.D) and an experienced director of junior mining companies such as Aquiline Resources (acquired in 2009 by Pan American) and Moly Mines (successfully financed by Hanlong of China). He is currently Chairman of U3O8 Corp., a uranium exploration company.
Ken Lapierre, President and CEO commented that "the addition of Dave Constable as Chairman of the Board of Directors is a pivotal step forward for our Company. We acquired our Snow Lake Project in central Manitoba due to our conviction that the best place to find a new mine is in an established mining camp. We often refer to this approach as the FNX model and with the addition of Dave Constable we have just taken one giant step closer to realizing Rockcliff's ultimate goal of becoming mine finders."
Rockcliff would also like to report that Mr. Peter Wood has resigned from the Board of Directors to pursue other opportunities. Ken Lapierre commented that "Mr. Wood is a founding shareholder of Rockcliff and has played an important role with the Company. I and the rest of the Board thank Peter for his efforts over the years and wish him the very best going forward."
Mr. Constable's appointment is subject to regulatory approval.
Rockcliff Resources Inc.
Rockcliff Resources Inc. is a Canadian resource exploration company focused on discovery and advancement of its high-quality mineral assets at its Snow Lake Project. Rockcliff presently controls the Snow Lake Project totaling in excess of 600 km(2) of which 440 km(2) is 100% owned by Rockcliff and located within and proximal to the Snow Lake Mining Camp. The project presently includes four historic VMS deposits (Lon, Rail, Reed and Kof), the Tower VMS Prospect, a former gold mine (Century Mine), one gold deposit (C-Zone) as well as additional areas with potential for VMS (copper-rich) and gold mineralization. Rockcliff also controls (100%) the Shihan VMS Property (silver-zinc deposit) located in Northern Ontario.
Forward Looking Statement:
Some of the statements contained herein may be forward-looking statements which involve known and unknown risks and uncertainties. Without limitation, statements regarding potential mineralization and resources, exploration results, and future plans and objectives of the Company are forward looking statements that involve various risks. The following are important factors that could cause the Company's actual results to differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward looking statements: changes in the world wide price of mineral commodities, general market conditions, risks inherent in mineral exploration, risks associated with development, construction and mining operations, the uncertainty of future profitability and the uncertainty of access to additional capital. There can be no assurance that forward-looking statements will prove to be accurate as actual results and future events may differ materially from those anticipated in such statements. Rockcliff undertakes no obligation to update such forward-looking statements if circumstances or management's estimates or opinions should change. The reader is cautioned not to place undue reliance on such forward-looking statements.
Neither 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 Rockcliff Resources Inc.
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