LIMA, Peru, Sept. 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Portage Resources Inc. ("Portage" or the "Company") (POTG-OTCQB) has added Steven L. Park M.Sc., CPG to the Portage team of experts in Peru.
Mr. Park is a well respected and established geologist in Peru. Steven was educated in the U.S, but has been working and living in Peru for the last 15 years. Steven is fluent in both English and Spanish, has family roots in Peru and is a fixture of the Peruvian mining community.
Portage management was familiar with Mr. Park over the many years in the Peruvian mining community as Mr. Luna and others have been colleagues of Steven in the past. The Portage shareholders may be familiar with Steven, as he was responsible for the N 43-101 report on the Wukakuy Properties.
The resume of Mr. Park is impeccable and is highlighted by the following;
- 15 year of service in Peru, speaks both English and Spanish, total of 30 years experience in mineral exploration in both North & South America
- 5 years as a qualified person writing NI 43-101 reports
- Managed geological exploration programs for Barrick Gold from 94-97
- Certified professional geologist thru the American Institute of Professional Geologists, graduated in 1983 from McKay School of Mines in Reno, Nevada with a Master of Science Degree - Geology
Portage Resources President and CEO expressed his elation by stating," The addition of Steven is an enormous event for Portage as Steven is well acquainted with the company through his past workings, including the Wukakuy Properties. Steven understands our vision and expectations of responsible growth. I am both excited and am looking forward to working with Steven for many successful years to come."
About Portage Resources Inc.
Portage Resources Inc. is focused on the exploration and production of precious and base metals in Peru. Portage Resources Inc. plans to recognize, and acquire near-term production mining properties, the Portage Resources Inc. seasoned and experienced Peruvian management team will research, review and prove any reserves for the purpose of production.
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