SOURCE: Gold American Mining Corp.

Gold American Mining Corp.

August 23, 2010 09:00 ET

Gold American Mining Corp. Announces Geological Engineer's Appointment

RENO, NV--(Marketwire - August 23, 2010) - Gold American Mining Corp. (OTCBB: SILA) ("Gold American" and/or "the Company") is pleased to announce that Mr. Juan Manuel Jimenez has agreed to join the Company's team as Technical Advisor - Mexico.

Mr. Jimenez has over eighteen years experience of progressively increasing responsibilities in mining exploration in North America. He brings great value to the company given his vast knowledge of precious and base metals exploration in the regions where Gold American operates.

Mr. Jimenez has extensive experience in all phases of mineral exploration and development, with a particular focus on surface and underground drilling, as well as geophysical exploration methods. He has managed and supervised significant exploration projects in the Mexican mining industry and throughout his distinguished career, he has been directly involved in programs resulting in the identification, acquisition, delineation and discovery of significant gold and silver deposits.

His career in the mining industry includes experience gained with Santa Fe Pacific Gold Corp. (acquired by $29B NYSE-listed Newmont Mining Corp.), Homestake Mining Corp., and Minera Teck de Mexico S.A. (subsidiary of $19.3B NYSE-listed Teck Corp.) Mr. Jimenez has also worked for Minera Terranova, Minera Milagro, Minera Cosalo, Minera Aztex and Exmin, as well as consulted for a number of exploration companies.

"I am delighted to have Juan Manuel join our efforts in advancing our projects. The positive results we have obtained to date at the Guadalupe property make it even more essential to Gold American to count with his expertise in the region. He is ideally qualified and well prepared to assume an important role in the future growth of the Company," said Mr. Johannes Petersen, President of Gold American. "The appointment of Juan Manuel is the latest step in our efforts to assemble a tight group of management, exploration and production experts from the silver and gold industries," added Mr. Petersen.

Gold American Mining Corp. is a publicly traded (OTCBB: SILA) precious metals exploration company focused on the aggressive, ongoing acquisition and exploration of holdings with rich gold and silver production potential. Based in Reno, Nevada, Gold American has developed a promising portfolio of international properties in regions marked by stable politics, sound economies and friendly business relations. For more information the Company and its projects, visit Gold American's website at


Gold American Mining Corp.
Johannes Petersen, President

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