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MELBOURNE, Australia, Jan. 2, 2013 /CNW/ - OceanaGold Corporation (ASX: OGC, TSX: OGC, NZX: OGC) (the "Company") is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms Liang Tang as Company Secretary effective from 1 January 2013.
Ms Tang holds a Bachelor of Laws and a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Melbourne. She has been with the Company since April 2009, most recently as Corporate Counsel and Assistant Company Secretary.
Ms Tang replaces Mr Mark Chamberlain as Company Secretary, who will continue in his role as the Chief Financial Officer of the Company.
OceanaGold Corporation is a significant Asia Pacific gold producer with projects located on the South Island of New Zealand and in the Philippines. The Company's assets encompass New Zealand's largest gold mining operation at the Macraes goldfield in Otago which is made up of the Macraes Open Pit and the Frasers Underground mines. Additionally on the west coast of the South Island, the Company operates the Reefton Open Pit mine. OceanaGold produces approximately 230,000 ounces of gold per annum from the New Zealand operations. The Company also owns the Didipio Project in northern Luzon, Philippines where commissioning activities are currently underway. Currently, Didipio is expected to produce 100,000 ounces of gold and 14,000 tonnes of copper per year over an estimated 16 year mine life.
OceanaGold is listed on the Toronto, Australian and New Zealand stock exchanges under the symbol OGC.
SOURCE: OceanaGold Corporation
For further information:
Investor Relations - Melbourne
Darren Klinck or Nova Young
Tel: +61(3) 9656 5300
Investor Relations - Toronto
+1 416 915 3123