AuRo Resources Corp.

AuRo Resources Corp.

November 18, 2010 09:00 ET

AuRo Resources Appoints Bert Jeffries as Technical Advisor

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Nov. 18, 2010) - AuRo Resources Corp. (TSX VENTURE:ARU) (the "Company") announces that Mr. Bert Jeffries, P. Geo., has been appointed as a Technical Advisor to the Board of Directors. 

Mr. Jeffries is a graduate of the Mackay School of Mines, University of Nevada-Reno, with a Bachelor of Science degree in geology. He is a registered professional geologist with over 30 years of experience across the mining spectrum, ranging from exploration to project and construction management. As part of the original Cordex exploration syndicate in Nevada, Mr. Jeffries contributed to multiple discoveries including the Pinson, Florida Canyon, Sterling and Prebble gold mines. He also worked as a consulting geologist, managing exploration that resulted in the discovery of the Beartrack gold mine in Idaho.

In the area of mine-construction management, Mr. Jeffries has worked extensively for major and mid-tier miners, including Barrick Gold, Western Goldfields and Kinross Gold. He was a member of the Barrick team that developed and constructed the Pierina gold mine in Peru, the Bulyanhulu gold mine in Tanzania and the Veladero gold mine in Argentina. During this period, he also worked in Chile as the project manager for the El Indio and Tambo gold mine closure project, and worked on Barrick's Pascua Lama project in Chile-Argentina and the Lagunas Norte project in Peru. More recently, Mr. Jeffries managed construction for Western Goldfields' Mesquite gold mine in Southern California and Kinross Gold's Fort Knox gold mine in Alaska.

"We are honoured to have Mr. Jeffries as a Technical Advisor to the AuRo board given his extensive technical credentials with mid-tier, major producers and within South America", said Mark Lawson, President & CEO of AuRo Resources Corp.


Mark Lawson, President & CEO

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