Pelangio Mines Inc.
TSX : PLG

Pelangio Mines Inc.

January 10, 2008 14:22 ET

Pelangio Appoints Peter Crossgrove to Board of Directors

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Jan. 10, 2008) - Pelangio Mines Inc. (TSX:PLG) ("Pelangio" or the "Company") is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Peter Crossgrove to its Board of Directors as of December 21, 2007. Mr. Crossgrove is a member of the Order of Canada and the former Chairman and a founder of Masonite International Inc., a door manufacturing company. Prior to January 1993, he was Vice Chairman and Acting Chief Executive Officer of Placer Dome Inc. Mr. Crossgrove sits on boards of several public companies (including Barrick Gold, Dundee REIT, Excellon Resources, Quadra Logic Technologies, and West Timmins Mining, formerly Band-Ore Resources) and non-profit organizations. His charitable work includes serving as Chairman of Cancer CARE Ontario, Treasurer of CARE International (based in Brussels) and Chairman of the Canadian Association of Provincial Cancer Agencies. He holds a B. Comm. degree from Concordia University and an MBA from the University of Western Ontario. He is also a Sloan Fellow of the Doctoral Program at Harvard Business School.

About Pelangio

Pelangio is a gold exploration company active in the top-ranked mining jurisdictions in the world, Canada and Ghana. The Company's main focus is to advance its exploration programs on its premier land position in Ghana totaling 290 square kilometres, located on strike and adjacent to AngloGold Ashanti's Obuasi gold mine.

Pelangio also has a 49.4% equity interest in Detour Gold Corporation, which controls the Detour Lake advanced exploration project in northeastern Ontario. The near-term objective of Detour Gold is to advance the project to development and production.

Contact Information

  • Pelangio Mines Inc.
    Ingrid Hibbard
    President & CEO
    (905) 875-3828 or Toll-free: 1-877-746-1632
    (905) 875-3829 (FAX)
    or
    Pelangio Mines Inc.
    Warren Bates
    Vice President Exploration
    (905) 875-3828 or Toll-free: 1-877-746-1632
    (905) 875-3829 (FAX)
    Email: info@pelangio.com
    Website: www.pelangio.com