Revolution Resources Corp is pleased to announce the following appointments to a new Technical Advisory Board to assist in the strategic planning and exploration programs at the Company’s flagship properties located in the Champion Hills Trend of the Carolina Slate Belt, North Carolina, and the recently optioned Mexican property portfolio from Lake Shore Gold, formerly West Timmins Mining.
The members of the Technical Advisory Board are: Robert Mcleod, Dr. Peter Megaw, Darin Wagner, Hugh Willson and Joey Wilkins. For Complete bios of each individual, please visit the Revolution Resources website at www.revolutionresourcescorp.com
Robert McLeod, P.Geo - Currently VP of Exploration of Revolution Resources and Full Metal Minerals. Mr. McLeod is a highly technical, creative and innovative exploration geologist. He has over seventeen years of post-graduate experience in mining and mineral exploration, working for a variety of major and junior mining companies. Most recently as VP of Exploration for Underworld Resources, he identified the potential of the White Gold Property in the Yukon that was acquired by Kinross Gold in May 2010.
Dr. Peter Megaw, PHD, CPG - President of IMDEX/Cascabel and co-founder of Minera Cascabel, MAG Silver, and Minera Mariposa. Dr. Megaw has been working as a geologist in Mexico for 30 years and is credited with significant discoveries at Mag Silver's Juanicipio-Fresnillo, Zacatecas, Platosa, Durango; and Cinco de Mayo, Chihuahua. He and his associates also put together the Mexican property portfolio held previously by Lakeshore Gold, now by Revolution. Peter has been named the 2011 recipient of the Robert M. Dreyer Award for applied economic geology by the Society of Mining Engineers (USA).
Darin Wagner, P.Geo - Currently President and CEO of Balmoral Resources, Mr. Wagner is a Professional Geologist with 20 years of exploration and corporate development experience. Mr. Wagner served as a President, CEO, Director and Qualified Person for West Timmins Mining through the discovery of the high-grade Thunder Creek Gold Zone in Timmins, Ontario and the acquisition of West Timmins by Lake Shore Gold in an all share deal valued at $424 million which was completed in November of 2009.
Hugh Willson, M.Sc, P.Geo - Mr. Willson is a licensed Professional Geologist who has worked in mineral exploration and development throughout the Americas for 35 years. As VP Exploration at Capstone Mining from 2004 until 2010, he directed the exploration program at their Cozamin Property in Mexico and in 2009 and 2010; he developed and managed the exploration program that resulted in the discovery of the footwall zone at Cozamin. Concurrently, from 2007 to 2009, he managed exploration on four silver-gold properties in Mexico for Silverstone Resources and participated in the due diligence work associated with the purchase of silver and gold streams from five mines prior to Silverstone being purchased by Silver Wheaton.
Mr. Willson has worked for a number of other major and junior companies including, Hanna Mining, Newmont Mining, Bema Gold, FMC Gold, Freemont Gold and Magma Copper. At FMC Gold, he was part of the three-man team that identified the exploration target that subsequently became the Penon Mine in Chile.
Joey Wilkins, B.Sc - Mr. Wilkins has over 26 years experience in the mineral exploration business throughout the Americas, Mr. Wilkins’ career is highlighted by 6 years in Mexico with Minera Kennecott as a project geologist whose responsibilities include running exploration projects throughout northern Mexico with particular emphasis on porphyry Cu-Mo-Au style deposits that includes the Concepcion Del Oro District (Penasquito) in Zacatecas and the Cananea-La Caridad porphyry trend in Sonora. Additionally, Mr. Wilkins worked in South America for Rio Tinto as a consultant on project generation for porphyry Cu-Mo systems in the Farallones Belt (El Teniente-Los Bronces) and in NW Argentina for borates.
Revolution Resources also announces the resignation of Bryan Slusarchuk as a director of the Company, so that he may focus on other business opportunities and directorships. The Company thanks Mr. Slusarchuk for his services and contributions during his tenure on the board.
Revolution Resources Corp. is a TSX-listed gold exploration company (TSX: RV) based in Vancouver, BC, Canada. Well-funded and with no long-term debt, the Company’s current exploration activities are focused on two flagship projects located in the Champion Hills district of North Carolina and the newly-optioned Mexican property portfolio of Lake Shore Gold, previously owned by West Timmins Mining.
The Company has made multiple discoveries in the Champion Hills District in the Carolina Slate Belt of North Carolina, where drilling has encountered: 104.0 m of 1.27 g/t Au, including 40.0m of 2.33 g/t, 54.0m of 1.56 g/t Au, including 28.0m of 3.01 g/t Au, and 22.53m of 6.10 g/t Au and 258.65 g/t Ag (see Revolution news release dated June 22, 2011). The Slate Belt hosts most of the area’s past producing gold mines, most notably the Ridgeway Mine, and the Haile Mine currently awaiting permits to commence production.
Revolution’s newly-acquired Mexican property portfolio of Lake Shore Gold contains land totaling over 900,000 acres. The properties cover two distinct districts situated in regions which host current- and past-producing mines. Companies currently operating in the regions include: Goldcorp: Penasquito and New Gold: Cerro San Pedro.
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