Liberty Mines Inc.
TSX : LBE

Liberty Mines Inc.

August 08, 2008 08:00 ET

Former Xstrata Nickel General Manager Joins Liberty Mines

EDMONTON, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - Aug. 8, 2008) - Liberty Mines Inc. (TSX:LBE) ("Liberty or the Corporation") is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Mark Trevisiol BSc. P. Eng as Vice President and Chief Operating Officer effective September 2, 2008. He will also join the Board of Directors, effective today.

Mr. Trevisiol is a Professional Engineer with over 20 years of management, operating and technical experience in the mining and metallurgical industries. After earning a Bachelor of Applied Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Waterloo, he spent his most of his career with Falconbridge Limited (now Xstrata Nickel), at both the Sudbury (Sudbury Mines, Mill and Smelter) and Timmins (Kidd Creek Metallurgical Site) operations. Most recently, he was the General Manager of Business Development and Strategy and previous to that was the General Manager of the Sudbury Smelter Business Unit. Mr. Trevisiol has demonstrated his ability as a leader to skillfully streamline operations and reduce operating costs while increasing the safety and health performance of the operations.

"It is an honor and a privilege to have Mark join our management teams" said Liberty's President and CEO Gary Nash."It is also a testament to the developments we have achieved to date. As entrepreneurs, Mark and I share the vision to develop Liberty Mines Inc. into a profitable enterprise which maximizes shareholder value through innovative careful planning" he added.

Mr. Trevisiol stated "I have been impressed with Liberty Mines and their ability to execute." He adds "Having dealt with a number of junior mining companies over the years, Liberty is a standout in comparison. I am looking forward to working with all employees at Liberty as we take this company to the next level and beyond."

About Liberty Mines Inc.

Liberty Mines Inc. is a producer of nickel and is focused on the exploration, development and production of nickel, copper, cobalt and platinum group metals from its properties in Ontario, Canada.

CAUTIONARY STATEMENT

This News Release includes certain "forward looking statements". All statements other than statements of historical fact included in this release, without limitation, statements regarding future plans and objectives of Liberty, are forward looking statements that involve various risks and uncertainties. There can be no assurance that such statements will prove to be accurate and actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements. Important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from Liberty's expectations are exploration risks, commodity prices, receipt of mining permits and leases and assumed startup and operating costs detailed herein and from time to time in the filings made by Liberty with securities regulators.

No stock exchange, securities commission or other regulatory authority has approved or disapproved the information contained herein.

Contact Information

  • Liberty Mines Inc.
    Dr. Gary Nash, PhD (Physics)
    President & CEO
    (416) 238-9736
    (780) 437-7898 (FAX)
    Email: gnash@libertymines.com