Castle Resources Inc.
TSX VENTURE : CRI

June 11, 2012 06:00 ET

Castle Resources Announces Appointment of Vice President of Environment & Permitting

- Experienced V.P. of Environment & Permitting joins the Castle Resource team to steer the environmental permitting process of the Granduc Copper Project, Stewart B.C.

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - June 11, 2012) - Castle Resources Inc. (TSX VENTURE:CRI) ("Castle" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that Natasha Essar has joined the Company as V.P. of Environment & Permitting effective immediately. Ms. Essar's scope will encompass strategy associated with environment, project permitting and aboriginal engagement.

Ms. Essar is an environmental professional with 15 years' experience working on resource development projects in Western Canada. Ms. Essar's most recent experiences have focused on environmental assessment and mine permitting for base metal and coal projects in the Yukon and BC.

"Ms. Essar's knowledge and experience with B.C.'s environment and permitting processes will add significant value to the Granduc project. We have an exciting year ahead of us and are pleased to welcome Natasha on board," stated Mr. Mike Sylvestre, President, CEO & Director of Castle Resources.

Natasha has held positions within mineral exploration and mining companies including Regulatory and Permitting Manager for Walter Energy's northeast BC operations and Manager of Environmental Assessment for Selwyn Resources. Ms. Essar has a Bachelor of Science in Biology with specialization in wildlife ecology from the University of Northern BC.

About Castle Resources

Castle is a Toronto-based junior mineral development company focusing on high-quality, advanced projects. Management's goal is to continue the redevelopment of the 100% owned past producing Granduc Copper Mine in Stewart B.C. For more information please visit the Castle Resources' website at www.castleresources.com.

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