SOURCE: Ironwood Gold Corp.

Ironwood Gold Corp.

November 19, 2009 09:00 ET

Ironwood Gold Corp. Appoints V.P. Exploration, Dr. Howard Lahti to Board of Directors

SCOTTSDALE, AZ--(Marketwire - November 19, 2009) - Ironwood Gold Corp. (OTCBB: IROG) (the "Company" or "Ironwood") wishes to welcome Dr. Howard Lahti as the latest expert addition to its growing Board of Directors and to his role as Vice President of Exploration.

Dr. Lahti has worked in a wide variety of exploration roles beginning in 1967 with Texas Gulf Co., followed by stints with Dresser Minerals Inc., Boliden Preusag, Millennium Gold (Thailand) Ltd., Pancontinental (Canada) Ltd, Barringer Research and Cerro Canada Ltd. He has focused on both precious and industrial metals throughout a career that has taken him around the world, from Canada, to South America, to Africa and Asia. In 2006 he directed a drilling program for UC Resources centered on the McFaulds #3 VMS deposit and subsequently the Noront new MMS Copper-Nickel-PGE deposit located about 20km to the west from the McFaulds Lake Camp. He served as the "qualified person" under National Instrument 43-101 for Salazar Resources Inc. that bought the Curimining SA gold properties. In 2005 he completed a proprietary geochemical survey for Kitsault Resources in northwest British Columbia and supervised an MMI geochemical survey for a South African company at Victoria Island in the Arctic. Early in the 2000s, Dr. Lahti managed drilling and other mineral exploration projects for diamonds, gold and base metals in Ontario, Northwest Territories, British Columbia, Panama, Brazil, Peru and Africa. He also incorporated and ran Deep Search Exploration Technologies Inc. (DSET), a geochemical service company located in Fredericton, New Brunswick.

Mr. Rob Reukl, President of Ironwood Gold, comments, "We are very gratified by Dr. Lahti's appointment. With the addition of his experience and track record of success to our team, we are quickly developing a world class management, advisory and oversight body that will prove invaluable as we begin to turn our strategic aims into reality."


Ironwood Gold Corp. is a mineral exploration and development company building a portfolio of prospective properties containing known deposits of strategic precious metals in politically stable, mining-friendly North American districts with recognized production histories.

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Ironwood Gold Corp.
Behzad Shayanfar, CEO

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