Aurora Energy Resources Inc.
TSX : AXU

Aurora Energy Resources Inc.

August 14, 2006 10:26 ET

Donald Falconer Joins Aurora as V.P. Corporate Development

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(CCNMatthews - Aug. 14, 2006) - Aurora Energy Resources Inc. ("Aurora") (TSX:AXU) is pleased to announce that Mr. Donald Falconer has joined Aurora as Vice President, Corporate Development.

"We are thrilled to have Don join our team and our exciting project," says Dr. Mark O'Dea, President and CEO of Aurora. "Don brings with him a wealth of experience in the uranium sector, and will be an important component to our growing talent base as we move our projects along."

Mr. Falconer retired two months ago from SXR Uranium One Inc. where he was Vice President, Marketing & Investor Relations, a position he held since the creation of the Company through a merger with Southern Cross Resources Inc. ("Southern Cross") in December, 2005. Mr. Falconer was previously a director of Southern Cross, Vice President of Corporate Development and Corporate Secretary, and since its inception in early 1997, had charge over uranium marketing and sales.

Prior to joining Southern Cross, Mr. Falconer spent twenty years in the utility business at Ontario Hydro, working in various positions at the corporate and business unit levels, and from 1992 to 1997 in the nuclear division as a member of the executive team. Mr. Falconer has a Bachelor's degree in English and Economics from the University of Western Ontario and a Master's degree in Environmental Studies from York University.

ABOUT AURORA

Aurora is a uranium explorer and developer focused on the Central Mineral Belt in coastal Labrador. The Belt is one of the most prospective uranium districts in Canada.

Except for the statements of historical fact contained herein, certain information presented constitutes "forward-looking statements". Such forward-looking statements, including but not limited to, those with respect to the timing and amount of estimated future resources and resource conversion rates and the potential for further equity dilution involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors which may cause the actual results, performance or achievement of Aurora to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Such factors include, among others, risks related to the actual results of current exploration activities, conclusions of economic evaluations, uncertainty in the estimation of mineral resources, changes in project parameters as plans continue to be refined, future prices of uranium, economic and political stability in Canada, environmental risks and hazards, increased infrastructure and/or operating costs, labor and employment matters, and government regulation as well as those factors discussed in the section entitled "Risk Factors" in Aurora's Prospectus dated March 8, 2006, available on SEDAR at www.sedar.com . Although Aurora has attempted to identify important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially, there may be other factors that cause results not to be as anticipated, estimated or intended. There can be no assurance that such statements will prove to be accurate as actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements. Aurora disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise. Accordingly, readers should not place undue reliance on forward-looking statements.

Contact Information

  • Aurora Energy Resources Inc.
    Dr Mark O'Dea
    President & CEO
    (604) 632-4677 or Toll Free: 1-877-632-4677
    or
    Aurora Energy Resources Inc.
    Robert Simpson
    Manager Corporate Communications
    (604) 632-4677 or Toll Free: 1-877-632-4677
    www.aurora-energy.ca