SASKATOON, Nov. 18, 2015 /CNW/ - Golden Band Resources Inc. ("Golden Band" or the "Company") (TSXV: GBN) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Micheal Attaway, P. Eng as a new independent member of the board of directors.
Mike Attaway, P. Eng., has over 35 years' experience in developing and operating mines; including senior management, engineering, environmental permitting and compliance, mine evaluation and government relations. He has participated in the construction and start-up of six mines including gold mines in California: the McLaughlin Mine, the Colosseum Mine and the Castle Mountain Mine. Mr. Attaway has also successfully operated a heap leach gold mine near the Arctic Circle. As well, Mike has helped develop Pulp Agglomeration in the gold industry increasing recovery and eliminating the need for a tailing pond. He has also received numerous safety and environmental awards.
Mike has worked in the western US, Mexico, the Yukon Territory and Chile. He is currently the COO of Lincoln Mining Company. Mike is a registered professional mining engineer. He has a BS in Mining Engineering from the University of Arizona and an MBA in Management from Golden Gate University.
About Golden Band
Golden Band Resources Inc. is a gold producer operating in the La Ronge gold belt in northern Saskatchewan and is listed on the TSX Venture Exchange in Canada under the symbol GBN. Commercial production was declared on April 1, 2011. The Company has recently suspended mining operations (see news release of June 30, 2014) but has been actively exploring the La Ronge Gold Belt since 1994 and has assembled a land package of 870 km2, including 13 known gold deposits and five former producing mines, being Jolu, Decade, Star Lake, EP and Komis (the La Ronge Project area).
On behalf of the Board of Directors of Golden Band Resources Inc.,
Paul Saxton, CEO
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SOURCE Golden Band Resources Inc.
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