SOURCE: Constitution Mining Corp.

January 18, 2008 09:00 ET

Constitution Mining Appoints Five Member Advisory Board

TEMPE, AZ--(Marketwire - January 18, 2008) - Constitution Mining Corp. (OTCBB: CMIN) announces the appointment of Dr. Gregg Morrison as Chairman of its newly formed Board of Advisors. In addition, Robert Horn, Robert Van Tassell, Dr. Mark Hinman and Hector Ponte have been appointed as advisors.

Constitution Mining CEO Dr. Willem Fuchter stated, "The Board of Advisors will assist management with the ongoing technical assessment of potential acquisitions. The Board will also provide input on exploration and development programs and in general contribute in any way possible to help make Constitution Mining a success."

Board of Advisors

Dr. Gregg Morrison -- Chairman

Gregg Morrison, PhD, brings to Constitution Mining 30 years of exploration experience in Australia, the Asian Pacific and North America. He previously served as director of gold research at James Cook University and as a supervisor of company-funded research on the gold of eastern Australia. Dr. Morrison also serves as consulting geologist and Director of Klondike Exploration Services.

Robert Horn -- Advisor

Bob Horn is an acclaimed geoscientist and has been a key player in the mining industry for almost 40 years conducting exploration and mining projects all over the world. In Canada, he served as vice president of exploration for both Inco Ltd. and BP Canada, and served as chairman of the Ontario Geological Survey Advisory Board. Mr. Horn served on several mining committees in the European Union and Canada and on the NEA/OECD committee on world uranium reserves. Mr. Horn is also a director of Yamana Gold and Skye Resources.

Robert Van Tassell -- Advisor

Robert "Dutch" Van Tassell brings over 42 years of advanced mining experience, including 16 as vice president of exploration for GoldCorp, the Canadian mining giant. His exploration teams are credited with several significant discoveries, including the Husky Mine, which produced more than 17 million ounces of silver, the Minto copper deposit and GoldCorp's High Grade Zone, which is currently producing over 500,000 ounces of gold per year.

Dr. Mark Hinman -- Advisor

Mark Hinman, PhD, is the founder of Hinman GeoSolutions, a geological consulting firm whose top-name client list includes North Limited, Pasminco Exploration, Anglo American, Noranda Pacific and others. Dr. Hinman is known globally for his renowned geological assessment skills. His specialty includes solving drill core structural problems as well as evaluating complex geological systems to optimize exploration. He has also serves as chief geologist for Asia Gold Corp. and is responsible for epithermal gold exploration in Mongolia, Bulgaria and Indonesia.

Hector Ponte -- Advisor

Hector Ponte is cofounder and president of Oregalore SA, a top geological consulting firm in Argentina. As an experienced consulting geologist and commercial manager with more than 25 years of experience, Mr. Ponte understands the essentials of launching a successful exploration and development project. As Mining Promotion Officer with the National Development Bank, he pioneered strategies for the purchase of gold and silver and provided technical assistance for the exploration and exploitation of alluvial gold projects.

About Constitution Mining Corp.

Constitution Mining Corp. is committed to preserving and developing wealth by consistently increasing the total value of honest money -- gold and silver -- underlying the number of shares we have outstanding. Constitution Mining is focused on acquiring small and midsize deposits of gold and silver at a discount to their in-the-ground values. In some cases, the known resources may be fully defined and in others, the deposits may offer additional potential for resource expansion. The company also intends to explore for larger size gold and silver deposits on advanced exploration projects. Additional information about Constitution Mining Corporation may be obtained at

On Behalf of the Board:

Dr. Willem Fuchter
Director, President & CEO
Constitution Mining Corp.
Tel: (480) 237-9985


This release contains forward-looking statements that are based on the beliefs of Constitution Mining Corp. management and reflect Constitution Mining Corp. current expectations as contemplated under section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. When used in this release, the words "estimate," "project," "believe," "anticipate," "intend," "expect," "plan," "predict," "may," "should," "will," "can," the negative of these words, or such other variations thereon, or comparable terminology, are all intended to identify forward-looking statements. Such statements reflect the current views of Constitution Mining Corp. with respect to future events based on currently available information and are subject to numerous assumptions, risks and uncertainties, including, but not limited to, risks and uncertainties pertaining to development of mining properties, changes in economic conditions and other risks, uncertainties and factors, which may cause the actual results, performance, or achievement expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements to differ materially from the forward-looking statements.

Contact Information

  • On Behalf of the Board:

    Dr. Willem Fuchter
    Director, President & CEO
    Constitution Mining Corp.
    Tel: (480) 237-9985