Crocodile Gold Corp.
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Crocodile Gold Corp.

February 28, 2011 08:05 ET

Crocodile Gold Announces Appointment of Stephen Woodhead as Chief Financial Officer

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Feb. 28, 2011) - Crocodile Gold Corp. (TSX:CRK)(OTCQX:CROCF)(FRANKFURT:XGC) ("Crocodile Gold" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that Stephen Woodhead has been appointed Chief Financial Officer of the Company, replacing the outgoing Chief Financial Officer, Brad Boland. Mr. Woodhead is a Chartered Accountant (South Africa) with 20 years of experience in the natural resources and public sectors. Stephen has served in senior financial positions with several public companies, including as Chief Financial Officer of Desert Sun Mining Corp. until it was acquired by Yamana Gold Inc. in 2006. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of Vaaldiam Mining Inc.

Mr. Boland has agreed to assist the Company through the December 31, 2010 year-end reporting period and assist Mr. Woodhead during his transition into the CFO role. The Company would like to thank Mr. Boland for all his efforts during his time with Crocodile Gold, specifically his contribution in the transition of the Company to a publicly traded gold producer with an exciting future growth profile.

About Crocodile Gold

Crocodile Gold is a Canadian company with operating gold mines in the Northern Territory of Australia and a land package of over 2,500 km2. Crocodile Gold is currently mining from the Howley, North Point and Princess Louise open pit mines and the Brocks Creek underground mine. Crocodile Gold commenced mining in November 2009 and announced its first gold pour in December 2009 at its Union Reefs Mill. The Company is currently developing the Cosmo underground mine. Ore is currently processed at the 2.4 million tonne per year Union Reefs Mill. Crocodile Gold has 3.5 million ounces of NI 43-101 compliant measured and indicated resources (57 million tonnes at an average grade of 1.9 g/t gold) and 2.2 million ounces of inferred resources (38 million tonnes at an average grade of 1.8 g/t gold) (see the Amended Annual Information Form dated November 5, 2010 and Crocodile Gold press releases dated September 8, 2009, January 25, 2010, October 14, 2010 and December 2, 2010).

Qualified Person

David Keough, MAusIMM of Crocodile Gold Australia Operations is a "qualified person" as such term is defined in National Instrument 43-101 and has reviewed and confirmed the technical information and data included in this press release.

Cautionary Note

Certain information set forth in this press release contains "forward-looking statements", and "forward-looking information" under applicable securities laws, including management's assessment of Crocodile Gold's targeted production, future plans, operations, weather forecasts and mineral resource estimates and are based on Crocodile Gold's current internal expectations, estimates, projections, assumptions and beliefs, which may prove to be incorrect. Some of the forward-looking statements may be identified by words such as "expects" "anticipates", "believes", "projects", "plans", and similar expressions. These statements are not guarantees of future performance and undue reliance should not be placed on them. Such forward-looking statements necessarily involve known and unknown risks and uncertainties, which may cause Crocodile Gold's actual performance and financial results in future periods to differ materially from any projections of future performance or results expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. These risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to those risks described in the annual information form of the Company. There can be no assurance that forward-looking statements will prove to be accurate, as actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements. Crocodile Gold undertakes no obligation to update forward-looking statements if circumstances or management's estimates or opinions should change except as required by applicable securities laws. The reader is cautioned not to place undue reliance on forward-looking statements. 

Contact Information

  • Crocodile Gold Corp.
    Michael Hoffman
    President and CEO
    416-861-2964
    or
    Crocodile Gold Corp.
    Investor Relations
    416-861-5899
    info@crocgold.com