LONDON, England, Nov. 30 /CNW/ - Cluff Gold plc (AIM: CLF; TSX: CFG) ("Cluff" or the "Company"), the West African focused gold mining company, is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Peter Spivey as Chief Operating Officer, to commence on 4th January 2010.
Peter Spivey is an experienced mine developer and operator, having been in the industry for nearly 30 years. Most recently he was Chief Operating Officer with Mineral Deposits Limited and was responsible for operating the Sabodala Gold Mine and Grande Cote Mineral sands projects in Senegal. Since 1998 he has held a variety of senior positions in Indonesia, Tanzania as well as Senegal.
Algy Cluff, Chairman and Chief Executive, said today "I am delighted that Peter Spivey has joined our Company. His background and expertise in the sector and in West Africa make him a direct fit with Cluff Gold. He is a welcome addition to the Cluff Gold team and he will play a major role in our development plans."
About Cluff Gold
Cluff Gold is focused on the identification, acquisition and development of gold deposits in West Africa that are amenable to open-pit mining and low cost production techniques. The Company has assembled a portfolio of mineral interests at various stages of development in Côte d'Ivoire, Burkina Faso, Sierra Leone and Mali. Cluff Gold progressed from being an explorer to a producer in Q1 2008 and is expected to produce 100,000 ounces of gold on an annualised basis for 2009 from its Angovia Gold Mine in Cote d'Ivoire and from its Kalsaka Gold Mine in Burkina Faso. Cluff Gold is actively evaluating known satellite deposits to expand the resource base at both mines.
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