BacTech Mining Corporation

BacTech Mining Corporation

August 18, 2009 13:39 ET

BacTech Appoints Director

TORONTO, CANADA--(Marketwire - Aug. 18, 2009) - BacTech Mining Corporation ("BacTech" or the "Company"), (TSX VENTURE:BM) is pleased to announce the appointment of Jay L. Naster, B.A., LL.B., to the board of directors.

Mr. Naster practices in the areas of criminal, regulatory and disciplinary law with the firm Rosen and Company. Upon being called to the bar in 1986, Mr. Naster served as Crown counsel with the Ministry of the Attorney General Crown Law Office - Criminal. He joined the Ontario Securities Commission in 1997, where, as Special Counsel, he conducted complex regulatory and quasi-criminal prosecutions, with a specific emphasis on the conduct of senior officers, directors and advisors of public companies and investment dealers. In 2005, Mr. Naster entered private practice with Rosen and Company. He has appeared before all courts in Ontario and the Supreme Court of Canada.


BacTech owns patented bacterial oxidation technology for the treatment of refractory ores and concentrates to enhance the recovery of gold, silver and base metals. The Company's focus is the acquisition of equity positions in projects amenable to bioleaching. In June 2008, the Company signed an agreement to acquire Yamana Gold Inc.'s 33% interest in two refractory gold deposits in Papua New Guinea. In September 2008, BacTech signed an MOU to investigate the use of bioleaching to reprocess arsenic-laden tailings in Cobalt, Ontario. This is the Company's first foray into the cleantech industry. BacTech is continuing to evaluate additional remediation projects.

Shares outstanding 83,857,206

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Contact Information

  • BacTech Mining Corporation
    Ross Orr
    President & CEO
    416-813-0303 ext 222