VANCOUVER, May 1, 2013 /CNW/ - Golden Queen Mining Co. Ltd. (TSX:GQM,
OTCQX: GQMNF) is pleased to announce that Guy Le Bel and Bernard
Guarnera have agreed to accept nominations as members of the Board of
Directors at the Company's upcoming annual general meeting of
shareholders to be held on May 30, 2013.
Guy Le Bel is a merger and acquisitions, and business development
consultant to Canadian mining companies and has over 30 years of
international experience in strategic and financial planning. He was
the Vice President of Business Development of Quadra FNX Mining Ltd.
from 2004 to 2012. Mr. Le Bel is currently a director of two TSX
Venture Exchange listed companies, RedQuest Capital Corp. and Mammoth
Bernard Guarnera has more than 40 years of experience in the global
mining industry. He is also a director of United States Antimony
Corp. Mr. Guarnera is also Chairman and CEO of Behre Dolbear & Company
Inc., an internationally recognized mining consulting firm which was
founded in 1991. He previously served with Texaco's Minerals Group,
Dames & Moore, and Boise Cascade, firms where he worked in the coal and
uranium, precious and base metals and industrial minerals sectors. Mr.
Guarnera is a registered professional engineer and a registered
About Golden Queen Mining Co. Ltd.
The Company plans to develop a gold-silver, open pit, heap leach
operation on its fully-permitted Soledad Mountain property, located
just outside the town of Mojave in Kern County in southern California.
The Project will use conventional open pit mining methods and the
cyanide heap leach and Merrill-Crowe processes to recover gold and
silver from crushed, agglomerated ore. Please refer to the Company's
news release of October 25, 2012 and the Form 10-K dated March 18, 2013
for information on the Project.
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SOURCE: Golden Queen Mining Co. Ltd.
For further information:
H. Lutz Klingmann, President
Telephone: (604) 921-7570