Sono Appoints Dr. Brian Hambleton-Jones to Chair Advisory Committee

Aug 16, 2011, 08:00 ET from Sono Resources Inc.

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Aug. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sono Resources Inc. (OTCQB-SRCI; the "Company" or "Sono") has appointed Dr. Brian Hambleton-Jones as the Chairman of the Company's newly founded Advisory Committee.

During the period between 1972 and 1998, Dr. Brian Hambleton-Jones worked in the South African nuclear industry and for a considerable part of this period he focused on the multifaceted sciences of nuclear geology. His technical emphasis involved uranium exploration and resources, development of methods for geochemical prospecting for uranium, radioactive waste management, geological site selection for coastal nuclear power stations and environmental management.

During his tenure in the nuclear industry he held senior management roles where he concentrated on technical and general management, business and communication issues. In addition, he played advisory roles on national and international nuclear obligations and was involved in international consulting in various nuclear capacities.

From 1999 to the present, he has been involved in private industry in diverse geological consultative and technological capacities.

In 2005 Dr. Hambleton-Jones was the founder of AIM listed uranium explorer Uramin. In 2007 has was a co-founder of the TSX-listed uranium explorer Nuclear Energy Uranium Corp and in 2008 he was also the co-founder of the TSX-listed nickel/cobalt NiCo Corp. In mid-2009 he commenced his private investment in the copper explorer Eiseb Prospecting and Mining in the Kalahari Copper Belt of Namibia, which holds 20,000 square km of prospective concessions.

Peter Wilson, President of Sono states, "It is with great pride that we announce Dr. Hambleton-Jones as the Chair of our Advisory Committee. His strong experience in mineral exploration and mining, especially his recent dealings with the copper in the Kalahari Belt, make him a very valuable individual. We look forward to his guidance of the Advisory Committee, which helps to define the Company's path in development."

About Sono Resources Inc.

Sono Resources Inc. is a mineral exploration company seeking to acquire, explore and develop highly prospective metal projects in Africa. Its core project, located in Botswana, covers 2965.6 square kilometers and is in the center of the Kalahari Copper Belt, recognized as one of the largest producing copper belts in the world.

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