SOURCE: Ironwood Gold Corp.

Ironwood Gold Corp.

November 12, 2009 09:00 ET

Ironwood Gold Corp. Welcomes Senior Geologist Rodney Blakestad as Director

SCOTTSDALE, AZ--(Marketwire - November 12, 2009) - Ironwood Gold Corp. (OTCBB: IROG) (the "Company" or "Ironwood") is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Rodney A. Blakestad as the newest addition to the Board of Directors.

Mr. Blakestad is a senior exploration and resource geologist with over thirty years of global experience. In the early 1970s, Mr. Blakestad was involved in regional porphyry Cu-Mo exploration throughout the interior of Alaska. From 1975-80, he was a lead geologist for volcanic massive sulfide (VMS) and sediment-hosted massive sulfide exploration projects in the Alaska Range, resulting in more than 20 mineral discoveries. During the period of 1980-90, he was Principal Investigator for numerous placer gold, lode gold, and tungsten exploration projects in central Alaska. From 1990 through 1993 Mr. Blakestad was regional manager for several environmental firms based in Denver, CO. Since 1994, Mr. Blakestad has been involved in regional reconnaissance and exploration for gold, silver and/or platinum group metals (PGM) deposits in Mexico, Ghana, Guyana, Alaska, and Nevada. He was appointed V.P. of Exploration for Robex Resources undertaking gold exploration in Mali, West Africa until April 2005, Director for Nevada Star Resource Corp. until March 2007, and a Director for Columbia Metals Corp. Ltd. until May 2007. From June 2007 until August 2008, Mr. Blakestad was V.P. Exploration for Little Squaw Gold Mining Co. concentrating his efforts toward resource development opportunities in Alaska, Nevada, Mexico and Brazil. In 2008, he rejoined Columbia Metals (now NWM mining) where he is Senior Geologist developing the Lluvia de Oro and La Jojoba gold deposits in Sonora, Mexico. Mr. Blakestad was also the co-discoverer of The Ft. Knox gold deposit (+4 million ounces gold) in Alaska.

Mr. Rob Reukl, President of Ironwood Gold Corp., stated he is "very pleased by the acceptance of Mr. Blakestad to the Board." Ruekl further commented that "Mr. Blakestad's experience and knowledge will be of immense strategic and practical value as we forge ahead with plans for the future growth of our Company."


Ironwood Gold Corp. is a mineral exploration and development company building a portfolio of prospective properties containing known deposits of strategic precious metals in politically stable, mining-friendly North American districts with recognized production histories.

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Ironwood Gold Corp.
Behzad Shayanfar, CEO

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