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2011-01-31 06:30:00

SGR:TSX || SGRCF:OTCQXwww.sangold.ca BISSETT, MB, Jan. 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - San Gold Corporation has appointed George Pirie as a director of the company. George Pirie was announced as San Gold President and CEO on Dec. 8. "This appointment reflects the confidence that the San Gold board has in Mr. Pirie and the positive impact he has already had on the company toward realizing the full potential of the Rice Lake project," said Executive Vice Chairman Dale Ginn. Mr. Pirie...

2010-12-08 08:32:00

SGR:TSX || SGRCF:OTCQXwww.sangold.ca BISSETT, MB, Dec. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Dale Ginn, CEO of San Gold Corporation (TSX: SGR) (OTCQX: SGRCF), is pleased to report that George Pirie has been appointed as president and chief executive officer of the company effective immediately. Mr. Ginn assumes the role of executive vice-chairman. Mr. Pirie has over 29 years experience in senior management roles within the mining industry, specifically related to underground gold and base...

2008-11-13 12:00:17

Oremex Resources Inc. (TSX VENTURE: ORM) (the "Company"). The Board of Directors announces that, subject to regulatory approval, the Company will raise a minimum of $500,000 up to a maximum of $750,000 by way of a private placement of units at a price of $0.05 per unit. Each unit will consist of one share and one half of one share purchase warrant. Each whole warrant is exercisable into one share at a price of $0.15 per share for a two year period. The Company has retained Cervello Capital...

2008-07-18 18:00:33

Barrick Gold Corporation's (NYSE: ABX)(TSX: ABX) Board of Directors announced today the appointment of Greg Wilkins as Executive Vice Chairman following his resignation from the position of President and Chief Executive Officer. Chairman Peter Munk has been Acting CEO since March 27 when Mr. Wilkins went on medical leave. Mr. Munk will continue in this role until a successor is appointed. "I look forward to playing a key and active role as Executive Vice Chairman working with Peter and...

2006-11-08 15:00:45

Drake Gold Resources, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: DKGR) is pleased to announce an update on the progress of the Jackpot Placer Project as the company moves closer to the production stage on its primary project. PREPARATIONS FOR OPERATIONS As previously released, a Caterpillar D9 and a front-end loader are currently on site and are ready to be used during full operations. However, authorized under BLM guidelines is the allowance for "maintenance" to be conducted on site prior to receiving approval...

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