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TORONTO, Aug. 31 /CNW/ - NWM Mining Corporation (TSX-V: NWM) (the
"Company" or "NWM") is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Gerald
Harper, Ph.D., P.Eng., P.Geo. to the Company's board of directors. Mr.
Harper holds a B.Sc. and a B.Sc. (Hons) as well as a Ph.D. in geology
from the University of London in England and is a past President of the
Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada as well as a past chair
of the PDAC Environment Committee. Mr. Harper has served on several
boards of directors including those of Urania Ltd., Mustang Minerals
Ltd., US Precious Metals Ltd., Khan Resources Inc. and Geddes Resources
Ltd. Mr. Harper has had a career as a professional geologist spanning
almost forty years and has held exploration management positions with
South Africa C.S.I.R., Anglo American Corporation, Falconbridge Ltd. and
Northgate Exploration Ltd.
"Mr. Harper brings a wealth of international experience in all aspects
of the exploration, development, financing and mining of mineral
deposits," said Chris Berlet, CEO of NWM. "He will be a valuable
addition to NWM's board as NWM continues exploration on, and brings into
production, the two deposits at its Lluvia-Jojoba gold mines project in
the state of Sonora, Mexico."
Mr. Harper is president of Gamah International Limited, a consulting
company he established in 1992 which provides a wide range of services
related to the mining industry to junior and senior mining companies,
financial and investment dealers and governments on five continents.
In conjunction with this election the board granted options on 500,000
shares of NWM to Mr. Harper under its approved stock option plan. These
options may be exercised over a period of three years at a price of $.10
per share. Under the stock option plan, a maximum of 10% of the issued
shares of the Company at any time may be reserved for issuance at the
time of the stock option grant.
Neither the 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 of this release.
SOURCE NWM Mining Corporation
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