Barkerville Gold Mines Ltd.
TSX VENTURE : BGM
FRANKFURT : IWUB

Barkerville Gold Mines Ltd.

June 13, 2012 14:32 ET

Barkerville Gold Mines Ltd. Welcomes Norman Anderson to the Board of Directors

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - June 13, 2012) - Barkerville Gold Mines Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:BGM)(FRANKFURT:IWUB) (the "Company" or "Barkerville Gold") is pleased to announce that Norman Anderson, P.Eng. has agreed to join the Board of Directors effective immediately. Mr. Anderson holds a degree in geological engineering from the University of Manitoba, has worked as a mining engineer, and is a registered Professional Engineer in the province of British Columbia. He spent 35 years with Cominco, ending his career there as Chairman and CEO. He then launched his consulting career, heading up Norman Anderson & Associates; and he continues to work all over the globe.

During his career, Mr. Anderson served as Chairman and Director of International Corona Corporation, having held that position when it merged with Homestake Mining Company; was Chairman and Director of Hudbay Minerals Inc.; was a director of Cia de Minas Beunaventura in Peru and is a director of Rare Elements Resources Ltd. He has been a director of many other mining companies, and has served on the boards of Homestake Mining Company, Gulf Canada Resources Limited, Finning International Inc., and TD Bank in years past.

Frank Callaghan, CEO of Barkerville commented, "We are pleased to have Norm Anderson join our board; his experience, expertise and accomplishments in the mining sector and in business will be a welcome asset - strengthening our board, and benefitting the Company and all our stakeholders. I look forward to working with him."

This news release has been prepared on behalf of the Board of Directors which takes full responsibility for its contents.

J. Frank Callaghan, President and CEO

Certain information in this news release is forward-looking within the meaning of certain securities laws, and is subject to important risks, uncertainties and assumptions. This forward-looking information includes, among other things, information with respect to the Company's beliefs, plans, expectations, anticipations, estimates, and intentions, including the listing and trading of the Company's common shares on the TSX Venture Exchange. The words "may", "could", "should", "would", "suspect", "outlook", "believe", "anticipate", "estimate", "expect", "intend", "plan", "target" and similar words and expressions are used to identify forward-looking information. The forward-looking information in this news release describes the Company's expectations as of the date of this news release.

The results or events anticipated or predicted in such forward-looking information may differ materially from actual results or events. Material factors which could cause actual results or events to differ materially from such forward-looking information include, among others, the Company's ability to engage and retain qualified key personnel, employees and affiliates, to obtain capital and credit and to protect its property rights.

The Company cautions that the foregoing list of material factors is not exhaustive. When relying on the Company's forward-looking information to make decisions, investors and others should carefully consider the foregoing factors and other uncertainties and potential events. The Company has assumed a certain progression, which may not be realized. It has also assumed that the material factors referred to in the previous paragraph will not cause such forward-looking information to differ materially from actual results or events. However, the list of these factors is not exhaustive and is subject to change and there can be no assurance that such assumptions will reflect the actual outcome of such items or factors.

THE FORWARD-LOOKING INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THIS NEWS RELEASE REPRESENTS THE EXPECTATIONS OF THE COMPANY AS OF THE DATE OF THIS NEWS RELEASE AND, ACCORDINGLY, IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE AFTER SUCH DATE. READERS SHOULD NOT PLACE UNDUE IMPORTANCE ON FORWARD-LOOKING INFORMATION AND SHOULD NOT RELY UPON THIS INFORMATION AS OF ANY OTHER DATE. WHILE THE COMPANY MAY ELECT TO, IT DOES NOT UNDERTAKE TO UPDATE THIS INFORMATION AT ANY PARTICULAR TIME.

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

  • Barkerville Gold Mines Ltd.
    J. Frank Callaghan
    President and CEO
    604 669-6463 or Toll Free: 1-800 663-9688
    604 669-3041 (FAX)
    www.barkervillegold.com