Avion Gold Corporation
TSX VENTURE : AVR

Avion Gold Corporation

June 05, 2009 07:30 ET

Avion Resources Commences Trading as Avion Gold Corporation

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - June 5, 2009) - Avion Gold Corporation ("Avion" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:AVR), is pleased to announce that the Company's shareholders approved the Company's change of name to Avion Gold Corporation at a meeting held May 21, 2009. As of market open today, the Company will commence trading on the TSX Venture Exchange under its new name, "Avion Gold Corporation". The Company's ticker symbol remains unchanged.

About Avion Gold Corporation

Avion is a Canadian-based gold company focused in West Africa. The Company holds 80% of the Tabakoto and Segala gold projects in Mali. Gold production at these projects has commenced, with approximately 66,000 ounces of production forecast for 2009 with an expected cash cost of US$505 per ounce of gold. Avion has a highly skilled management team, with a focus on growth and consolidation within West Africa.

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