GWR Resources Inc. (the “Company” or “GWR”) (TSX Venture: GWQ) is pleased to announce that Dr. Ronald (Ron) McMillan, Ph.D., P.Geo., and Mr. Kevin Bay have joined the Company respectively as director and Investment Relations Officer.
Dr. McMillan has over 45 years of experience as an exploration and mining geologist throughout Canada, North America and on several other continents, where he has undertaken detailed and regional property evaluations as well as estimation of mineral resources. He has served as Exploration Manager or Consulting Geologist with several well-known mining companies including Westmin Resources Ltd., Cameco Corp., Noranda Exploration Co. Ltd., Teck Exploration Ltd. and Falconbridge Nickel Mines Ltd. Several important gold and copper deposits were discovered by exploration programs under his direction. He has served on the Board of Directors and/or as VP Exploration of several junior mining companies. He has authored numerous papers on exploration and mineral deposits presented to, among others, the Canadian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, the American Nuclear Association, the Royal Society (of London), the Institution of Mining and Metallurgy and the Mineralogical Society of Canada. He has also served as a Board Member/Director with the Canadian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, Geological Association of Canada, B.C. and Yukon Chamber of Mines and the Canadian Geoscience Council. Dr. McMillan is registered with the Association of Professional Engineers of Ontario (# 30949879) and with the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia (# 19475). He is a Fellow of the Society of Economic Geologists, a Fellow of the Geological Association of Canada, a member of the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada and the Association for Mineral Exploration BC
Dr. McMillan will fill the board position vacated by Mr. Greg McKelvey. The Company wishes to thank Mr. McKelvey for his service and wishes him well in his many professional endeavours and pursuit of his hobbies as a very skilled photographer and printer.
Kevin Bay is a former director of the Company. His professional career includes broad experience in professional sales, sales management and investment advisory work. Mr. Bay has an extensive knowledge of the Company and the mining market as a result of his long term involvement with both. Mr. Bay has strong relations with many of the existing shareholders of the Company and looks forwarding to communicating with all stakeholders in the Company. He may be reached at 604-716-0997 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
GWR is an active mineral exploration company currently exploring for gold and base metals in British Columbia’s prolific Quesnel Trough. The Lac La Hache copper-gold porphyry/skarn magnetite-copper project hosts multiple zones containing commercial grades of gold, copper, silver and magnetite. The project is located between producing mines at Imperial Metals’ Mt. Polley Copper-Gold Mine and New Gold Inc.’s New Afton Copper-Gold project (Teck-Cominco’s legendary Afton mine), adjacent to Woodjam Consolidated Copper - Gold Fields’ Woodjam Project, and is well-served by rail, road and power infrastructure.
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For further information, please contact:
John van Driesum
Rob Shives, VP Exploration
Phone: off. 250-396-4978
Phone: cell 604-716-0997
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