Douglas Lake Minerals Inc.
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Douglas Lake Minerals Inc.

February 02, 2011 09:02 ET

Douglas Lake Minerals Announces Appointment of VP of Exploration

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Feb. 2, 2011) - Douglas Lake Minerals Inc. (the "Company" or "Douglas Lake") (OTCBB:DLKM) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Craig S. Alford, MSc., P.Geo. to the position of Vice President of Exploration.

Mr. Alford has been involved for over 26 years in mineral exploration and mining development. His experience has focused on precious and base metal deposits throughout North and South America, Central Asia, China, and Africa. This experience has included independent consulting assignments, in addition to the management of major and junior company exploration programs worldwide. Mr. Alford holds both an Honours Bachelor of Science and a Master of Science in Geology and is a professional geologist registered with the Association of Professional Geoscientists of Ontario (APGO).

Most recently, Mr. Alford has been working with China's largest mining companies in developing business strategies and reviewing copper and gold mining projects. Specifically, he has held the position of Deputy General Manager for Zijin Mining Group Co. Ltd. since May 2009. With a focus on target selection for global overseas M&A development, the budget for Zijin projects exceeded 6 billion USD. In addition, he worked with numerous banks and project teams, participated in site visits and geologic and economic assessment of individual projects and companies, and as a result, Mr. Alford successfully negotiated several projects for Zijin Mining Group Co.

Over the past decade Mr. Alford has held the position of Vice President with GRG Resources of Colorado and GB Holdings of Hong Kong. He also has held the position of VP of Exploration for Silver Global of Panama City, Dominion Minerals Corp. of New York, and he directed and managed exploration programs, budgets, and personnel for several successful gold and base metal projects within Nunavut, Canada.

Mr. Alford stated, "I am very excited to be joining the Douglas Lake team on their Handeni Project. I look forward in assisting them to advance what I consider to be one of the best gold exploration and development opportunities."

"The Company is delighted that Mr. Alford, with his expertise in the exploration industry, has joined us", reports Harp Sangha CEO. "We are currently about to begin our 2011 exploration program on our four 100% owned Handeni prospecting licenses. Mr. Alford has already been instrumental in selecting several high priority targets for drilling and more detailed geophysics."

About Douglas Lake

The Company is an emerging mineral exploration company focused on exploring and developing mining opportunities in Tanzania. For more information, go to

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