SOURCE: Focus Gold Corp

September 15, 2011 16:00 ET

Focus Gold Corp Recruits World-Class Porphyry Expert as Project Manager in Nayarit, Mexico

RENO, NV--(Marketwire - Sep 15, 2011) - Focus Gold Corporation (OTCBB: FGLD) announces that David P. Cadwell has accepted the position of Project Manager for the company's Huicicila porphyry gold-copper project in Nayarit State, Mexico. Mr. Cadwell has over 40 years of international experience in minerals exploration and development, much of it exploring and developing porphyry copper and gold deposits. He has worked around the world, including extensive experience throughout Latin America. Mr. Cadwell has held senior positions with Asarco, Gold Fields, Anaconda and other mining companies and has held management positions at several world-class porphyry copper and gold projects including Michiquillay (Peru), Zaldivar (Chile), Pelambres (Chile), Caridad (Mexico) and Sar Chesmeh (Iran).

As project Manager at the Company's Huicicila gold project, Mr. Cadwell will be responsible for all aspects of exploration and development on the project. Work on the project to date has identified a large prospective porphyry gold-copper system and the Company is working aggressively to define targets for testing during an initial drill program to begin this autumn.

"We are extremely fortunate to have David joining Focus Gold," said Grant R. White, the Company's President and CEO. "His worldwide experience in discovering and developing porphyry copper and gold deposits will be invaluable as we advance our Huicicila Project. Our ability to recruit David also speaks to the multi million ounce potential size and scale of our project. In addition, the breadth of his experience and expertise will allow him to make valuable contributions to our other projects and any future acquisitions."

About Focus Gold Corporation

Focus Gold acquires and develops gold mining projects around the world. Focus Gold's current projects include the multiple Nayarit claims with a copper-gold porphyry system in Mexico through the company's wholly owned subsidiary Focus Gold Mexico Corp., two properties in the Timmins Mining District in Canada through an option agreement with Victoria Gold, and the pending acquisition of Metallum Resources PLC, holder of exploration licenses in Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland and Scotland through the company's wholly owned subsidiary, Focus Celtic Gold Corporation. For further information please visit www.focusgoldcorp.com.

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