TORONTO, Nov. 10 /CNW Telbec/ - ROMARCO MINERALS INC. (TSXV: R) (the "Company") is pleased to announce it has appointed Mr. Johnny Pappas to the position of Director of Environmental Affairs.
Mr. Pappas has a distinguished career in the field of environmental management and permitting. Mr. Pappas recently held the position of Environmental Manager of the Climax Mine and was Permit Coordinator for Barrick's Cortez Gold Mines. In addition he has held several Senior Environmental Engineer positions with Pacificorp, Plateau Mining and Santa Fe Pacific Gold.
Mr. Pappas is recognized as a leader in his field and has won numerous awards including: the 2003 "Best of the Best" Award - awarded by the Department of Interior's Office of Surface Mining in recognition for extraordinary personal commitment and outstanding contribution for the reclamation success at the Castle Gate Mine and the 2003 "Excellence in Surface Coal Mining Reclamation" Award.
Jim Arnold, Chief Operating Officer commented, "We are continuing to build out our mining team at Haile and the addition of Johnny Pappas to the team is a further testament to the quality of the asset we are developing. We are very pleased to have someone of Johnny's caliber leading the Haile project through final permitting, environmental details and planning for future reclamation. The final addition to the Haile mining team will be a Human Resources Manager. We are currently in discussions with candidates for that position. Once filled, Romarco and Haile will have assembled a world class team of highly experienced individuals to lead the development and operation of the Haile Gold Mine."
Mr. Pappas holds a B.Sc. degree in Geology and Business Administration.
Romarco Minerals Inc. is a gold development company focused on production in the US and Mexico. The Company's flagship project is the Haile Gold Mine in South Carolina which is currently undergoing exploration drilling, development planning, and permitting. The Pinos Gold District in Mexico is a high grade epithermal vein district in the advanced exploration stage.
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"Diane R. Garrett"
Diane R. Garrett,
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