VANCOUVER, Jan. 4 /CNW/ - Callinan Mines Ltd. (CAA.TSX-V) is pleased to
announce that Mr. John J. (J.J.) O'Donnell has been appointed as the
company's Vice President of Exploration. Mr. O'Donnell has over 23
years of experience in base and precious metal mineral exploration and
mining operations. Mr. O'Donnell is a graduate of Brandon University
(B.Sc. Geology, 1987) and is a member of the Association of
Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Manitoba and Saskatchewan.
Mr. O'Donnell brings 18 years of mining and exploration experience
within the Flin Flon - Snow Lake Greenstone belt, where Callinan Mines
holds a large majority of its exploration assets. Notably, Mr.
O'Donnell served for 8 years as Senior Mine Geologist for HudBay
Minerals' 777 Mine in Flin Flon, Manitoba. Prior to his tenure at
HudBay, Mr. O'Donnell enjoyed four year term with Granges Exploration
exploring for base and precious metals in central Canada.
"We're looking forward to a long and productive relationship with J.J.,"
said Callinan President Mike Muzylowski. "I'm certain that Mr.
O'Donnell's knowledge and experience will be a powerful asset to our
Canadian exploration and development operations."
On Behalf of the Board of Directors,
Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor the Investment Industry Regulatory
Organization of Canada accepts responsibility for the adequacy or
accuracy of this release.
Some statements in this news release contain forward-looking
information. These statements include, but are not limited to,
statements with respect to future expenditures. These statements
address future events and conditions and, as such, involve known and
unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors which may cause the
actual results, performance or achievements to be materially different
from any future results, performance or achievements expressed or
implied by the statements. Such factors include, among others, the
ability to complete contemplated private placements and the timing and
amount of expenditures. Callinan does not assume the obligation to
update any forward-looking statement.
SOURCE Callinan Mines Ltd.
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