VANCOUVER, May 17, 2013 /CNW/ - PURE Energy Minerals Limited (TSX-V.PE)
("PURE" or the "Company") PURE's board of directors is pleased to announce the appointment of
Mr. Robert Mintak as Chief Executive Officer of the Company. Mr. Mintak
is a founding director of PURE, with extensive hands on operational
experience with the Company.
Mr. Mintak has over 25 years of experience in executive administration
in a variety of industries. Prior to joining PURE, Mr. Mintak served as
a management consultant with several private and public lithium
exploration companies and developed an extensive network of contacts in
both the industrial technology and mineral exploration side of the
capital market. Mr. Mintak also served as a senior officer and director
of a number of private and public companies and non-for-profits groups.
As a founding director of PURE, Mr. Mintak has an in-depth
understanding of the lithium mineral and processing technologies
Mr. Mintak replaces Mr. Jason Dussault who has resigned as the Company's
Chief Executive Officer, but remains as an independent director of PURE
and who will continue to provide direction and resources to the Company
in that capacity. Mr. Mintak comments "On behalf of the board, and
executive, we would like to thank Mr. Dussault for his service,
expertise and leadership contributions as the Chief Executive Officer
of the Company. We look forward to his continued guidance and board
support as we advance our strategic transition into a hybrid lithium
exploration and brine mineral processing technologies company."
Pure Energy Minerals Limited (TSX-V.PE) is an innovative hybrid lithium
exploration and technology management company based in Vancouver,
British Columbia. PURE is fully engaged in the acquisition, exploration
and development of innovative mineral processing technologies to test
and develop in conjunction with prospective lithium mineral
properties. Currently, PURE is focused on advancing their flagship
lithium mining project, the Alkali Flats Project in the prolific mining
district of Esmeralda County, Nevada. The project represents a an
approximate 7000-acre claim block in proximity to the only U.S. based
lithium brine production plant, the Silver Peak plant operated by
Rockwood Lithium, Inc. which has been in production since 1967.
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