VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Nov. 27, 2012) - BonTerra Resources Inc. (TSX VENTURE:BTR) (FRANKFURT:9BR) (the "Company" or "BonTerra") is pleased to announce the appointment of Hans Rasmussen to the Board of Directors, as an independent director of the Company, offering both technical and corporate development expertise.
Mr. Rasmussen has over 28 years experience in the resource industry as a geophysicist and geologist with junior exploration and major mining companies including Teck Cominco Ltd., Quadra Mining Ltd., Mansfield Minerals Inc., Newmont Exploration Ltd., and Kennecott/Rio Tinto. His knowledge spans a vast array of projects in North and South America, having been involved in the discovery of Penasquito in Mexico, Lindero in Argentina and Whistler in Alaska. Currently, he leads Colombia Crest Gold Corp. as President, CEO and Director. Mr. Rasmussen is a member of the Society of Exploration Geologists, Northwest Mining Association and the Geological Society of Nevada. He graduated with a Master of Science from the University of Utah, and holds Bachelor of Science degrees in geology and physics from Southern Oregon State College.
"We are very pleased to welcome Hans to the Board", commented Navjit Dhaliwal, President and CEO. "He has a great understanding of the direction Bonterra is headed and can offer guidance and expertise on crucial elements as we build our resource and look at corporate developments that will advance the Company".
About BonTerra Resources
BonTerra is a Canadian exploration company, with a large land package spanning three gold properties in the prolific Abitibi Greenstone Belt, Québec. The current exploration program is focused on the Eastern Extension property, to expand the drill defined high-grade gold zones and the recent NI 43-101 resource estimate of 492,000 ounces gold. The three gold properties: Eastern Extension, Lavoie and Urban-Barry, are located in a mining-friendly, gold-rich area just 170 km northeast of Val-d'Or, Québec. The highly focused management and geological teams hold extensive knowledge of the area and recognize the necessary steps for advancement.
ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD
BONTERRA RESOURCES INC.
Navjit Dhaliwal, President, Director
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