Monday, 30 July 2012

Rubicon Minerals adds Rowlandson to board of directors

Rubicon Minerals Corp. (TSE:RMX)(NYSE-MKT:RBY) Monday announced the appointment of Peter Rowlandson as a director.
Rowlandson has over 30 years extensive and varied experience in the development and operation of gold mining operations in Ontario.
His experience in the management of chiefly underground gold mining operations includes 12 years managing the
Hemlo mining operations for Williams Operating Corp. between 1990 and 2002; the position of mine manager at the Bell Creek and Marl Hill mines in Timmins between 1989 and 1990; general manager of the Timmins Division with Pamour between 1986 and 1989 and senior managerial positions at the Pamour Mine from 1978-1986.

He is also past chairman of the Ontario Mining Association.

"We are delighted that Peter has agreed to join the board of Rubicon. He adds valuable operating experience gained from a wide variety of profitable Ontario gold mines operated by both small and large mining companies," Rubicon's president and COO Mike Lalonde said.

"Peter's appointment is part of our ongoing commitment to ensure that Rubicon transitions successfully through the development and potential future production of our F2 Gold Deposit in Red Lake, Ontario."

Rubicon is an exploration and development company focused on developing its flagship Phoenix Gold Project in Red Lake,  Ontario. The project is fully permitted and Rubicon is fully funded to develop the project.

In mid-July, the company reported highly encouraging results from its underground drilling programme on the F2 system, which is part of the Phoenix Gold project in Ontario.

The highlights included a metre section grading at 198.6 grams per tonne of the precious metal, two metres at 55.8 grams and five metres at 25.3 grams.

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