WILMINGTON, Del., April 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Auric Mining Corp. (OTC: AUMY.PK) (the "Company") reports that the Company has appointed Mr. Michael Burke as its President and CEO replacing Mr. Richard Fesiuk effective on April 29th, 2011. The Company would like to thank Mr. Fesiuk for his contributions as interim President and he will remain on the Company's Advisory Board.
Mr. Burke has worked for over a decade in the mining sector and also currently serves as the President of Homestead Colorado Gold Corp., which he founded with 2 others in 2011 to identify, purchase and develop gold, silver and Bitumen properties in the Leadville area in Colorado. The company has identified and earmarked a number of properties containing over $300,000,000 worth of new reserves, which are being explored and considered for production.
Mr. Burke specializes in technological integration, mining and geophysical exploration, finance, project and corporate development with a successful track record of extracting shareholder value. He was an honoured member of the 1997 Edition of Who's Who and recognized among top executives in North America for that year. In 2009, he received the Princeton Premier Business Leader and Professional Award and also received the Arthur C May award for engineering excellence. He has founded and served as the President of numerous companies in the technology, security, hospitality, and engineering sectors and most notably built World Star Holdings Inc. into a multi-million dollar high technology enterprise employing 40 people from 1995 – 1998.
He attended the Faculty of Electrical Engineering at Lakehead University and advanced to pre-med courses at the College of Medicine at the University of Manitoba. He completed a degree in international trust and asset banking law through First Nevision and obtained a Business Management Diploma at King's Business College. He has attended a variety of Safety and Mine Rescue, Heavy Equipment Operation and Repair Training and other courses sponsored by Campbell Red Lake Mines, Inco Metals, Dickenson Mine, Sherritt International, Thiessen Mining Contracting and Umex Mines among others.
Newly appointed Auric Mining President and CEO, Mr. Burke, commented, "I am pleased to accept the leadership role for the Company and look forward to reporting on exciting new developments in mineral exploration and production that we have been working on going forward."
The Company is also currently working on a new corporate website at www.auricgold.com which is currently in beta and will be officially launched soon.
About Auric Mining Corp.:
(Auric or the Company) is doing business as an investment and management company in mining and natural resources projects. The Company continues to focus its resources on investing in attractive projects with the objective of establishing ongoing cash-flow and provide profitability for its shareholders.
Auric has researched through numerous databases of private and public natural resources companies which have substantial findings already proven. Auric will either purchase, joint venture or invest in these companies. The Company is constantly seeking acquisition opportunities with significant exploration upside in the form of entire companies or packages of assets that provide an undeniable possibility of hosting base and precious metal mineralization. With unparalleled instincts for successful mineral projects, a field-oriented management style and a flat organizational structure, the Company has an ability to concentrate its financial assets, human resources and field efforts to provide timely decisions and a continued focus on the most prospective targets.
The company is currently focused on developing its properties in the Wawa area of the Sault Ste. Marie Mining District in Ontario and its previously explored mineral property in Saskatchewan, known as the "Dolly Gold Showing." In addition to its prolific history for gold mining, Wawa has shown promising signs of concentrated kimberlite indicators, a favorable geological formation for diamond exploration. The company has a number of claims strategically located in this historic mining district. Auric has undertaken significant efforts to assure its shareholders and potential investors that the properties it explores deserve the investment of time, effort and financial commitment necessary to establish successful mineral production in the future. For more information please visit the company's website at www.auricgold.com.
For more information contact:
Auric Mining Company
General Inquiries: 302-336-9736
Investor Relations: 302-269-3859
This news release contains forward-looking statements as defined by the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 - forward-looking statements concerning plans, objectives, goals, strategies, future events of performance and underlying assumptions and other statements which are other than statements of historical facts. These statements are subject to uncertainties and risks including, but not limited to, product and services demand and acceptance, changes in technology and in economic, political and regulatory conditions and to all of the risks generally associated with a company at Auric Mining's stage of development. All such forward-looking statements, whether written or oral, and whether made by or on behalf of the company, are expressly qualified by these cautionary statements. In addition, the Company disclaims any obligation to update any forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances after the date hereof.
SOURCE Auric Mining Corp.