Asian Mineral Resources Limited

Asian Mineral Resources Limited

October 07, 2010 09:30 ET

Asian Mineral Resources Announces Director Appointment

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Oct. 7, 2010) - Asian Mineral Resources Limited (the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:ASN) is pleased to announce the appointment, subject to approval by the TSX Venture Exchange (the "TSXV"), of Mr. Robin Widdup to the board of directors of the Company.

Mr. Widdup is a geologist and a member of the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy and the former manager of JB Were & Son's resource research team. He is a founder of the Lion Selection Group, a mining investment company listed on the National Stock Exchange of Australia, and Lion Manager, a private equity fund that provides capital to junior mining companies.

Mr. Choo Mun Keong, the Chairman of the Asian Minerals commented, "The Company is pleased to announce Mr. Widdup's appointment, subject to TSXV approval, to the board of directors of the Company. Mr. Widdup's technical background and experience in the capital markets will be of great benefit to the Company".

Additionally Mr. Mark Arnesen has resigned his position as a Director of the Corporation. Mr. Mun Keong commented, "We wish to thank Mark for his valuable service and we wish him well in the future. Mr. Arnesen has indicated to us that he is available to assist the Company in the future if needed".

Company Profile:

Asian Mineral Resources Limited is developing the Ban Phuc Nickel/Copper Project in Vietnam, a 5 hour drive north-west of Hanoi, in which it has a 90% interest.

For further details on the Company and the Project, please refer to the website at

Forward-Looking Statements

This press release includes certain "Forward-Looking Statements." All statements, other than statements of historical fact, included herein, including without limitation, statements regarding potential mineralization and reserves, exploration results and future plans and objectives of Asian Mineral Resources Limited are forward-looking statements that involve various risks and uncertainties. There can be no assurance that such statements will prove to be accurate and actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements. Important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from Asian Mineral Resources Limited's expectations are disclosed under the heading "Risk Factors" and elsewhere in Asian Mineral Resources Limited documents filed from time-to-time with the TSX Venture Exchange and other regulatory authorities.

Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

Contact Information

  • Asian Mineral Resources Limited
    Paula Kember
    416 360 3412
    416 367 1954 (FAX)
    Asian Mineral Resources Limited
    Rob Guest
    +84 4 3773 7997
    +84 4 3773 7996 (FAX)