Vancouver, British Columbia - September 28th, 2011 - Laurentian Goldfields Ltd. (TSX-V: LGF) ("Laurentian" or the "Company") is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Mark J Pryor, Pr.Sci.Nat., as Vice President of Exploration. Mr. Pryor is a seasoned explorationist whose experience base spans over 25 years of precious metal exploration in Archean, Proterozoic and epithermal environments. Mr. Pryor has conducted generative, grassroots, brownfields, and advanced delineation and mine feasibility work on a global basis.
Mr. Pryor has worked for junior, mid-tier and major mining companies on a global basis, developing a proven record in the discovery of precious metal deposits. Mr. Pryor has held management positions with a number of recognized companies including Anglo American, Monarch Resources, Minefinders, Candente Gold Corp. Montero Mining & Exploration Ltd. and Placer Dome, and developed extensive global experience having worked in Eurasia, South America, Africa and the Americas.
Darin Labrenz, Laurentian's President and Chief Executive Officer states, "We are very pleased to welcome Mr. Pryor to Laurentian Goldfields. Mr. Pryor brings a wealth of global experience in mineral exploration, making him an excellent addition to the management team. His experiences, which range from discovery through to mine development, will provide both opportunities and strong technical oversight to Laurentian."
Mr. Pryor replaces Mr. Patrick Lengyel, who is leaving Laurentian to pursue other opportunities. Mr. Lengyel will be retained by Laurentian on a short term basis to help facilitate the transition in exploration management. Management would like to thank Mr. Lengyel for his contributions to Laurentian, and wishes him the best in his future endeavours.
About Laurentian Goldfields Ltd.
Laurentian is a team of highly skilled exploration professionals focused on discovery and growth in under-explored regions of mining-friendly jurisdictions. Laurentian generates new projects by employing leading edge exploration concepts and techniques. The Company advances these projects through use of its internal technical team, extensive network of exploration industry specialists, and engaging the financial support of major mining companies by way of exploration alliances and joint venture agreements. Laurentian is committed to developing shareholder wealth through identifying, acquiring and advancing high quality exploration properties in Canada.
ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS,
Darin Labrenz, P.Geo.
President and CEO
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Some statements in this news release contain forward-looking information. These statements include, but are not limited to, statements with respect to mineral potential and planned exploration, development and production activities. These statements address future events and conditions and, as such, involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors, which may cause the actual results, performance or achievements to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by the statements. Such factors include, among others, realized mineralization of properties and the timing and success of future exploration, development and production activities.
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Darin Labrenz, President and CEO
Tel: (604) 646-8000
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