Melkior Resources Inc.
TSX VENTURE : MKR

Melkior Resources Inc.

August 11, 2009 08:00 ET

Melkior Appoints Daniel Wolfus Director

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Aug. 11, 2009) - Melkior Resources Inc., ("Melkior") (TSX VENTURE:MKR), is pleased to announce the appointment of Daniel Wolfus as Director of Melkior effective August 7, 2009, subject to regulatory approval. The Board of Directors has granted 400,000 stock options to Daniel Wolfus exercisable for a period of 5 years at $0.40 per share.

Daniel Wolfus has over 40 years of banking and business experience. From 1980 - 1997, Mr. Wolfus was the Chairman and CEO of Hancock Savings Bank in Los Angeles. From 1969 - 1982, Mr. Wolfus was an investment banker with E.F. Hutton & Co. He became a partner and Senior Vice President in charge of the West Coast Corporate Finance Department. During his tenure at E.F. Hutton, he was responsible for projects which generated over $6 billion in financing for major financial institutions and municipalities. Mr. Wolfus is currently a director of Evolving Gold Corp., Midway Gold Corp. and MD Cowan and Co., an oil drilling equipment manufacturer.

"Melkior is fortunate to have Daniel Wolfus, a professional with an extensive business and financial background join our board of directors. Melkior is at a key point in its development with significant gold intersections in Carscallen West Timmins, a significant land position in the Timmins area, a large land position in the Mc Faulds "Ring of Fire" area and 49% of a nickel-copper-platinum-palladium situation in Ungava" quotes Jens E. Hansen, President of Melkior.

About Melkior:

Melkior is a junior exploration company with active exploration projects in West Timmins and the Mc Faulds "Ring of Fire" areas of Ontario. Melkior also holds a 49% interest in the Delta Kenty nickel-copper-platinium-palladium deposit in Ungava.

Jens E Hansen

President and Director of Melkior Resources Inc.

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