Astur Gold Corporation

Astur Gold Corporation

March 13, 2014 14:36 ET

Astur Gold Welcomes Dr. Ignacio García Matos to Its Board of Directors

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - March 13, 2014) - Astur Gold Corp. (TSX VENTURE:AST)(FRANKFURT:CDC) ("Astur Gold" or the "Company") is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Ignacio García Matos to the Board of Directors Astur Gold.

Dr. García Matos has a wide range of experience advising both mining and renewable energy companies before licensing authorities in Spain, emphasizing the search for the most environmentally friendly and sustainable approach in all projects he is involved with. Dr. García Matos holds a PhD in Environmental Administrative Law from the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid and a Masters degree in Constitutional Law and Political Science from the Centro de Estudios Politicos y Constitucionales in Madrid. He has published several articles in national and international legal journals related to Environmental Law issues and also served as guest lecturer of Environmental Law at several Madrid Postgraduate Law Schools.

"We welcome Dr. García Matos to the Board of Astur Gold," stated President & CEO Cary Pinkowski. "His expertise in Spanish law and years of advice to the Company have been instrumental in the progress Astur Gold has achieved thus far. We look forward to working with Dr. García Matos as a Director of the Company."

Astur Gold also wishes to announce that Mr. Joshua Crumb has resigned from the Board of Directors of the Company in order to focus on other business interests. The Board and management of Astur Gold would like to thank Mr. Crumb for his contributions to the Company over the years and wish him the very best in his future endeavours.


Astur Gold is developing its 100% owned Salave Gold Project in Asturias, northern Spain. Salave is one of the largest undeveloped gold deposits in Western Europe. The Company received approval for an underground mine from the Commission for Environmental Affairs of the Principality of Asturias in November 2012. Astur Gold is conducting a Feasibility Study on Salave and intends to commence construction upon its completion and receipt of process plant, tailings, and water discharge approvals. The Company is building a partnership with the people of Asturias to generate sustainable economic benefits for the region while balancing the needs of environmental protection and social community development.


Cary Pinkowski, Chief Executive Officer, President and Director

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. Mineral resources that are not mineral reserves do not have demonstrated economic viability. This document contains certain forward looking statements which involve known and unknown risks, delays and uncertainties not under the Company's control which may cause actual results, performance or achievements of the Company to be materially different from the results, performance or expectation implied by these forward looking statements.

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