TORONTO, May 23, 2012 /CNW/ - Liberty Mines Inc. ("Liberty" or the "Company") announced today that it has appointed Ms. Heather Miree, P.Geo., to the position of VP of Exploration effective May 23, 2012. Ms. Miree will be responsible for all of Liberty's exploration activities.
"I am extremely pleased to have Heather join our senior management team here at Liberty Mines," said Chris Stewart, President & CEO of Liberty Mines. "She is a seasoned exploration geologist with practical, hands-on experience finding and transitioning mineral deposits into production. Heather's skills are a great fit for our Company, and will strengthen our senior team."
Ms. Miree brings over 25 years of experience in exploration and mining projects in Canada and the United States. A graduate of the University of Waterloo with an Honours Bachelor of Science in Earth Science, Ms. Miree is also a Professional Geologist in Ontario and Alberta. She has experience in base metal, gold and industrial mineral exploration and mining projects throughout North America. Past employers include Excellon Resources Inc., St. Andrew Goldfields Ltd., Lake Shore Gold Corporation and QuadraFNX. Ms. Miree's depth of experience, enthusiasm and leadership have contributed to her success in establishing the team and systems needed to advance grassroots or brownfield mineral properties through the exploration and advanced exploration stages to commercial production.
The Company would like to thank Liberty's former VP of Exploration, Peter Caldbick, for his efforts and wish him all the best in his future endeavors.
About Liberty Mines Inc.
Liberty Mines Inc. is a mid-tier producer of nickel and is focused on the exploration, development and production of nickel, copper, cobalt and platinum group metals from its properties in Ontario, Canada. It owns and operates the only nickel concentrator in the Shaw Dome, a prospective nickel belt region near Timmins, Ontario. With a new management team in place, Liberty is focused on growth initiatives not only through a more aggressive exploration program on its current properties but also through potential acquisition or partnership opportunities beyond its core Timmins area projects.
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