VANCOUVER, July 15, 2014 /CNW/ - GMV Minerals Inc. (the "Company" or "GMV") (TSXV: GMV) is pleased to announce that it has appointed Dr. Roger A. Newell to its Advisory Board effective immediately.
Dr. Roger Newell holds a Ph.D. in mineral exploration from Stanford University, and has more than forty years of experience in the mining industry. Dr. Newell holds a B.Sc. in geology from the University of Oregon and an M.Sc. in geology from the Colorado School of Mines; he is a past president of the CSM Alumni Association. Dr. Newell is renowned internationally for recognizing the potential of the Carlin Trend in Nevada.
Under his direction Newmont Mining Company established new exploration programs in Nevada, which ultimately lead to Newmont Mining becoming the world's largest gold producer and with Nevada operations yielding over 1,000,000 ounces per year. Dr. Newell served as Vice President of Development for Capital Gold Corp (US ticker symbol CGLD) from 2000 to 2007. He was President of CGLD's Mexican subsidiary, Minera Santa Rita, where he was responsible for bringing the company's El Chanate gold mine into production. He continued to serve as a member of Capital Gold's Board of Directors until November 2009.
Prior to his time at Capital Gold, he served as Exploration Manager/Senior Geologist for Newmont Mining Corporation; Exploration Manager for Gold Fields Mining Company; and Vice President - Development, for Western Exploration Company. He joined Kilimanjaro Mining Company in October, 2007 as a Director and Vice President of Exploration and he is a past President and current Board Chairman of Lake Victoria Mining Company Inc. Dr. Newell is also an Associate with Tucson, Arizona based Minerals Advisory Group.
About GMV Minerals Inc.
GMV Minerals Inc. is a publicly traded exploration company focused on developing precious metal assets in Arizona. GMV, through its 100% owned subsidiary, has a 100% interest in a Mining Property Lease commonly referred to as the Mexican Hat project, located in Cochise County, Arizona, USA. The Mexican Hat property contains an historic gold resource, which was initially explored by Placer Dome (USA) in the late 1980's to early 1990's. GMV is focused on developing the asset by confirming the presence of the historic resources and realizing the full mineral potential of the property through near term gold production.
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SOURCE: GMV Minerals Inc.
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