Aurora Energy Resources Inc.

Aurora Energy Resources Inc.

November 24, 2008 17:09 ET

Aurora Adds Key Engineering Talent

ST. JOHN'S, NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR--(Marketwire - Nov. 24, 2008) - Aurora Energy Resources Inc. ("Aurora" or "the Company") (TSX:AXU) is pleased to announce the appointment of Steve Cole as Director of Engineering.

Located in St. John's, Mr. Cole will be responsible for management of all aspects of Aurora's pre-feasibility and feasibility studies for the Michelin Project in Labrador, including overseeing mining, processing, infrastructure scheduling, contract management, and cost estimations for the Michelin Project.

"Steve has had extensive experience in all stages of mine design engineering and operations, including conceptual design studies, to pre-feasibility and bankable feasibility studies," said Mr. Bruce Dumville, Aurora's President and CEO.

Additionally, Mr. Cole has had experience in project design optimization, detailed design, construction management and operational support.

Born and educated in South Africa, Mr. Cole holds a Bachelor of Science in Engineering in Minerals Processing and Materials Engineering from the University of Witwatersrand in Johannesburg. He has spent the last 10 years working in Canada managing numerous mining project pre-feasibility studies and managing multidisciplinary engineering teams.

While based in Canada, most recently Mr. Cole was a project director responsible for engineering and construction, including site infrastructure of roads, office buildings and mine workshops, of a major mining project in Kazakhstan.


Aurora is a uranium exploration and development company active in the Central Mineral Belt of coastal Labrador - one of the world's most promising uranium districts - and in Nunavut, Canada, where it has acquired an interest in the Baker Lake Basin property.

Aurora has no debt and approximately C$102 million in cash that is fully liquid and held with a large Canadian commercial bank.

Aurora is committed to responsible development, which includes community consultation, lasting local benefits and the highest standards of safety, health, and environmental protection.

Contact Information

  • Aurora Energy Resources Inc.
    Andrea Marshall
    Manager, Government and Media Relations
    (709) 726-2223
    Aurora Energy Resources Inc.
    Don Falconer
    VP, Corporate Development
    (416) 362-5556