Toronto, Canada, April 22, 2015 - Eloro Resources Ltd. (TSX-V: ELO; FSE: P2Q) (“Eloro” or the “Corporation”) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. John Langton, M.Sc., P. Geo as President and Mr. Jim Steel, MBA, P. Geo. as Senior Vice President, Mining. Thomas Larsen continues in his role as Eloro’s Chief Executive Officer and Chairman.
Mr. Langton is a Professional Geoscientist with over 30 years of experience in various capacities, and is a co-owner of MRB & Associates, a geological consulting firm based in Val-d’Or, Québec. Over the course of his career, Mr. Langton has been involved with academic investigations and mineral exploration programs for precious- and base metals, and industrial minerals. Mr. Langton received his Bachelor of Science in Geology from the University of New Brunswick and a Master of Science (Geology) Degree from Queen’s University and is a member of the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of New Brunswick and a member of the Ordre des Géologues du Québec. As a former Vice President, Exploration for Eloro, Mr. Langton is familiar with the Corporation’s portfolio of properties and his exploration experience will be beneficial in evaluating and developing Eloro’s properties.
Mr. Steel is a Professional Geoscientist with over 30 years of experience in mining exploration, production, and mining finance and investment. He is the Managing Director of Steel & Associates, an independent analytical firm specializing in value-driven asset analysis incorporating exploration, operations, financial analysis, and strategic market positioning. In his career to date, he has been VP and Portfolio Manager for TD Asset Management with co-management responsibilities for the TD Greenline Precious Metals and Resource Funds. Prior to that, a mining analyst for Newcrest Capital Ltd in Toronto, as well as Ord Minnett Stockbrokers Ltd and S.G. Warburg and Co in London, UK. As a mining geologist he played an integral role in the discovery of the Ujina copper deposit at Collahuasi, Chile. He speaks English, French, and Spanish fluently.
Messrs. Steel and Langton’s immediate priority will be to oversee exploration and development at the La Victoria Polymetallic Property in Ancash Province, Peru, in which Eloro is earning a 50% interest from Tartisan Resources Corp. by spending C$1.5 million in staged exploration and work expenditures, and paying C$150,000 in cash, of which C$100,000 has already been paid, on or before January 4, 2019.
“I am very pleased to have Jim and John working to determine the true discovery potential at La Victoria”, said Eloro’s CEO Mr. Tom Larsen, “and we look forward to their management of the exploration and development process at La Victoria.”
About Eloro Resources Ltd.
Eloro is an exploration and mine development company with a portfolio of gold and base-metal properties in northern and western Quebec. Eloro has been granted an option to acquire a 50% interest in La Victoria property, located in the North-Central Mineral Belt of Peru. The La Victoria Property is free of royalties and consists of two adjacent, but not contiguous, properties totalling nine mining concessions encompassing approximately 35 square kilometres. The La Victoria Property has good infrastructure with access to road, water and electricity and is located at an altitude that ranges 3,100 m to 4,200 m above sea level.
For further information please contact Jorge Estepa, Vice-President of Eloro Resources Ltd. at (416) 868-9168.
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