Centurion Minerals Ltd.

Centurion Minerals Ltd.

February 18, 2010 08:01 ET

Centurion Minerals Appoints Mr. Simon Meldrum as Consulting Geologist Responsible for Indonesian Exploration Programs

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Feb. 18, 2010) - Centurion Minerals Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:CTN) ("Centurion" or "the Company") is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Simon Meldrum, B.Sc. (honours), P. Geo, as consulting exploration geologist to the Company. Mr. Meldrum will be responsible for the design and implementation of the exploration programs on the Company's Indonesian projects (exploration activities have now been initiated) and he is a Qualified Person pursuant to National Instrument 43-101.

Mr. Meldrum's career spans over twenty years in as many countries, including (but not limited to) Australia, Papau New Guinea, Indonesia, Chile, Equador, Peru, Argentina, Brazil and Columbia. He has held a vast array of positions including project manager at Newmont Pty (Aus) and played an instrumental role in the exploration and modeling of the Batu Hijau Mine in Indonesia with Newmont Exploration Ltd. (USA). He has also worked with Teckcominco, Xstrata, and most recently has overseen extensive exploration work for East Asia Minerals (Miwah project) in Indonesia. Mr. Meldrum holds a Bachelor of Science and an Honours degree from the University of New England, NSW Australia.

"We are delighted to have Simon join our team," said Alfred Lenarciak, Chairman of Centurion. "His experience in Indonesia, specifically in northern Sumatra, combined with his extensive knowledge of epithermal gold and copper-gold porphyry systems will be a value-added benefit to our exploration work on our Indonesian projects."


Centurion is a Canadian-based company focused on the procurement, exploration and development of gold and other precious metal projects.

On Behalf of the Board,

David G. Tafel, President and CEO

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