KIRKLAND LAKE, ON, June 2, 2011 /CNW/ - Mistango River Resources
(CNSX:MIS) is pleased to announce that Nelson W Baker P.Eng., has
agreed to join the Board of Directors.
Mr. Baker, P.Eng., has been active in the mineral exploration business
for over 50 years, beginning at age 14 as an assistant to his father,
who was then prospecting at Hemlo, Ontario. He attended the Haileybury
School of Mines where he received his Mining Technology Diploma (1964),
followed by studies at the South Dakota School of Mines from which he
graduated with a B.Sc. in Geological Engineering (1968). Mr. Baker is
an active and registered member of Professional Engineers in the
provinces of Ontario and British Columbia. After graduating he
subsequently spent 14 years as a senior geologist with Esso Minerals
Canada based in eastern Canada and an additional 15 years as an
exploration consultant focussing in such well known mining districts as
Hemlo, Red Lake, Timmins, Rice Lake, Kirkland Lake, Detour, Casa
Berardi and Chibougamau in Quebec. Mr. Baker has served continuously as
a geological consultant with Nelson W. Baker Geological Services Ltd.,
his private company, since 1984.
In 2001, Mr. Baker joined Vancouver-based Hunter Dickinson Group as a
mining project evaluator, working on programs in the Raglan area of
Quebec and elsewhere. With the recovery in commodity markets, Mr. Baker
left Hunter Dickinson to found Rainy River Resources Ltd. (TSXV:RR),
where he served as a director and President and Chief Executive Officer
from March 2005 to June 2009. In June 2009 he retired from his role as
President and CEO and joined Mineral Mountain Resources Ltd.
(TSXV:MMV), a newly-formed junior resource company and serves as its
President and CEO. In addition, he also serves on the Boards of Temex
Resources Corp. (TSXV:TME) and PC Gold Inc. (TSE:PKL) and Northern Rand
Resource Corp. (TSXV:NRR).
Commenting on Mr. Baker's appointment Robert Kasner, President and CEO
of Mistango commented: I am very pleased that Nelson has joined our
board. His experience and background will greatly help MIS as it moves
forward on developing its exploration properties. With the addition of
Nelson to the board we now have a fully experienced board in all
aspects of exploration and development of the mineral business.
Mistango is a Canadian-based junior mining and exploration company
focused on existing projects in Ontario and Quebec. For additional
information about Mistango and its mining properties, please visit
Mistango's regulatory filings at www.sedar.com or at www.cnsx.ca.
This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or solicitation
of an offer to buy securities in any jurisdiction. The Common Shares
and the Warrants comprising the Units, or any shares issuable upon the
exercise of the Warrants, will not be and have not been registered
under the United States Securities Act of 1933 and may not be offered
or sold in the United States absent an applicable exemption from the
This news release contains certain "forward-looking information". All
statements, other than statements of historical fact, that address
activities, events or developments that Mistango believes, expects or
anticipates will or may occur in the future including, without
limitation, statements relating to Mistango's expected use of the
proceeds raised in the Offering, are forward-looking statements. These
forward-looking statements reflect the current expectations or beliefs
of Mistango based on information currently available to Mistango.
Forward-looking statements are subject to a number of significant risks
and uncertainties and other factors that may cause the actual results
of Mistango to differ materially from those discussed in the
forward-looking statements, and even if such actual results are
realized or substantially realized, there can be no assurance that they
will have the expected consequences to, or effects on Mistango.
Any forward-looking statement speaks only as at the date on which it is
made and, except as may be required by applicable securities laws,
Mistango disclaims any intent or obligation to update any
forward-looking statement, whether as a result of new information,
future events or results or otherwise. Although Mistango believes that
the assumptions inherent in the forward-looking statements are
reasonable, forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future
performance and accordingly undue reliance should not be put on such
statements due to the inherent uncertainty therein.
SOURCE Mistango River Resources Inc.
For further information:
Robert J. Kasner, President and CEO
Telephone: 1705 567 5351