TORONTO, May 25, 2012 /CNW/ - Guyana Precious Metals Inc. (TSXV-GPM) ("GPM" or the "Corporation") is pleased to announce that it has appointed Harry Burgess as a director of the Corporation effective as of May 24, 2012, subject to the approval of the TSX Venture Exchange. Mr. Burgess is a mining engineer and former Vice President and co-founder of Micon International Limited ("Micon"), mineral industry consultants. Mr. Burgess has been engaged in consulting since 1980, when he joined the staff of David. S. Robertson & Associates. Prior to that time, he gained experience in senior positions in the copper industry of Zambia and gold mining in South Africa. In Zambia, he held management positions with both technical and production responsibility. In South Africa, he was responsible for the introduction of mechanized mining systems to the gold mines of Anglo-American Corporation in the Orange Free State. Mr. Burgess was a co-founder of Micon in 1988 and now continues as a part-time employee and serves on various board of directors and technical advisory committees for public companies.
About Guyana Precious Metals Inc.
GPM is a Canadian based exploration and development company. The Corporation controls and holds the Peters Mine Property, Guyana and the Aremu Property, Guyana. GPM also controls and holds the Coppermine River Project, Nunavut Territory and the Rory Claims, Wellgreen Area, Yukon Territory, both projects in Canada.
Forward Looking Statements - Certain information set forth in this news release may contain forward-looking statements that involve substantial known and unknown risks and uncertainties. These forward-looking statements are subject to numerous risks and uncertainties, certain of which are beyond the control of GPM, including, but not limited to dependence upon regulatory approvals. Readers are cautioned that the assumptions used in the preparation of such information, although considered reasonable at the time of preparation, may prove to be imprecise and, as such, undue reliance should not be placed on forward-looking statements.
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Guyana Precious Metals Inc.
141 Adelaide Street West
Toronto, Ontario M5H 3L5
Attn: John Patrick Sheridan
Tel: (416) 628-5936
Fax: (416) 628-6835