StrataGold announces board of directors appointment

    VANCOUVER, March 4 /CNW/ - StrataGold Corporation (SGV.TSX) is pleased to
announce the appointment of Leendert G. Krol as an additional director of the
Company. Mr. Krol has been granted stock options to purchase 200,000 common
shares exercisable at a price of $0.20 per share for a period of five years.
    Mr. Krol is an independent consultant with 40 years of diversified
experience in the mining industry, including more than 20 years of diamond
exploration with De Beers, Anaconda and Dow Chemicals, followed by 15 years in
the gold mining industry for Newmont Mining Corporation. Mr. Krol has been
responsible for exploration projects in Tanzania, Uganda, South Africa,
Botswana, Angola and Guinea in Africa, Peru, Chile, Ecuador, Brazil, Guyana,
and Paraguay in South America, Mexico, Canada and USA in North America,
Indonesia in Asia and Kazakstan, Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan in Central Asia. In
addition to exploration, 4 years were spent with Newmont operations in Nevada
with positions in investor and public relations, metallurgical services
including assay- and metallurgical laboratories and carbon handling and
refinery. The last 9 years with Newmont Mr. Krol was responsible for all
international exploration initially as director and between 1994 and 2001 as
Vice President. Since his retirement from Newmont Mr. Krol joined the Board of
Directors of Romarco Minerals, Inc and Brazauro Resources.
    On behalf of the Board of Directors, Mr. Roman Friedrich III, Chairman,
welcomes Mr. Krol and commented, "We are very pleased that Mr. Krol decided to
join our board. We look forward to the benefit of his many years of experience
and counsel as we move the company forward."

    About StrataGold

    StrataGold is a gold development company focused on the systematic
exploration and development of two advanced-stage gold projects and the BRL
Venture with Newmont. To obtain additional information, photos, project
updates and maps pertaining to this news release, please visit:

    Statement Regarding Forward Looking Statements

    This news release may contain forward-looking statements including but
not limited to comments regarding the timing and content of upcoming work
programs, geological interpretations, receipt of property titles, potential
mineral recover processes etc. Forward-looking statements address future
events and conditions and therefore involve inherent risks and uncertainties.
Actual results may differ materially from those currently anticipated in such
statements. StrataGold relies upon litigation protection for forward-looking

For further information:

For further information: Mr. Terry L. Tucker, President and CEO, Ms.
Vanessa Pickering, Manager, Investor Communications, StrataGold Corporation,
Tel: (604) 696-6601, E-mail:, Website:

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