AuRo Resources Corp.

AuRo Resources Corp.

November 23, 2010 09:00 ET

AuRo Resources Appoints Tony Floyd as Technical Advisor

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Nov. 23, 2010) - AuRo Resources Corp. (TSX VENTURE:ARU) (the "Company") is pleased to announce that Mr. Tony Floyd, P. Geo., has been appointed as a Technical Advisor to the Board of Directors. 

Mr. Floyd obtained his academic credentials in the United Kingdom. First with a B.Sc. Honours degree in geology from the University of Nottingham and then a M.Sc in Mineral Exploration and Mining Geology from the University of Leicester. He then emigrated to Canada in 1973 and worked throughout North America for a number of junior and senior mining companies including McIntyre Mines Ltd., Cypress Resources, Westley Mines Ltd., and the Pezim group of companies.

In 1987 he formed Bridger Resources Inc. Bridger was one of the first juniors to conduct exploration and development in Chile. In 1990 Bridger became a high grade gold producer from its La Pepa project in the Maricunga district of Chile. In 1993 political change in Peru led Mr Floyd to form Inca Pacific Resources Inc. Inca Pacific was amongst the first wave of explorers in Peru which allowed it to assemble an impressive portfolio of prospects. In 1999 this came to fruition when a very significant discovery was made at its Magistral Copper/Molybdenum property.

In 2002, Ross Beaty, Anthony Floyd and Robert Pirooz founded the Lumina Copper Group (comprised of Lumina Copper Corp. and its successor companies: Regalito Copper Corp., Lumina Resources Corp., Northern Peru Copper Corp. and Global Copper Corp.), of which: Regalito Copper Corp. was acquired by Pan Pacific Copper Co., Ltd. for approximately CAD $135 million in 2006; Lumina Resources Corp. was acquired by Western Copper Corp. for approximately CAD $27 million in 2006; Northern Peru Copper Corp. was acquired by China Minmetals Nonferrous Metals Co., Ltd. and Jiangxi Copper Company Ltd. for approximately CAD $455 million in January 2008; and Global Copper Corp. was acquired by Teck Cominco Limited for approximately CAD $415 million in August 2008. Mr. Floyd is currently chairman of Inca Pacific Resources, Inc.

"We are extremely honoured to have an individual of Mr. Floyd's caliber, track record and expertise within South America as a Technical Advisor to the AuRo board," said Mark Lawson, President & CEO of AuRo Resources Corp.


Mark Lawson, President & CEO

Neither the 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

  • AuRo Resources Corp.
    Andreas Curkovic
    Investor Relations
    AuRo Resources Corp.
    Tyler Ross
    Corporate Development
    AuRo Resources Corp.
    Jeremy Ross
    Corporate Development
    604-681-0796 (FAX)
    AuRo Resources Corp.
    Mark Lawson
    President & CEO