First Point Minerals Corp.

First Point Minerals Corp.

February 15, 2011 11:41 ET

First Point Appoints Rob Robertson Vice President Corporate Development

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Feb. 15, 2011) - First Point Minerals Corp. (TSX VENTURE:FPX) ("First Point" or the "Company") is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Rob A. Robertson as Vice President Corporate Development, effective March 7th. Mr. Robertson has a B.SC. in geology, nine years mineral exploration and mining experience, and twelve years with the Northern Miner providing editorial coverage. Mr. Robertson brings a very strong knowledge of the mining industry and financial markets. He has travelled widely to provide detailed coverage of producing mines and new exploration discoveries for the Northern Miner. Mr. Robertson will assist First Point greatly with corporate communications, in the Company's international search for their additional nickel alloy properties, and related activities.

"We are delighted to have attracted Mr. Robertson to join First Point. His geological background and proven communication skills after 12 years with the Northern Miner will greatly assist presenting First Point's unique nickel properties to a wide audience," stated Peter Bradshaw, President of First Point. Mr. Robertson has been granted of 200,000 incentive stock options.

First Point Minerals Corp. is a Canadian base and precious metal exploration company. The company's flagship Decar nickel property in northern British Columbia is the subject of an exploration program being funded by Cliffs Natural Resources (NYSE:CLF)(PARIS:CLF), an international mining and natural resources company headquartered in the United States.

On behalf of First Point Minerals Corp.

Peter Bradshaw, Ph.D., P.Eng., President & CEO

Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

Contact Information

  • First Point Minerals Corp.
    Peter Bradshaw
    President and CEO
    (604) 681-8600
    First Point Minerals Corp.
    Ron Britten
    Vice-President of Exploration
    (604) 681-8600