OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Dec. 18, 2013) - Melkior Resources Inc. (TSX VENTURE:MKR) ("Melkior") is pleased to announce the appointment of Bruce Deluce as Director of Melkior effective December 18, 2013, subject to regulatory approval. The Board of Directors has granted 600,000 stock options to Bruce Deluce exercisable for a period of 5 years at $0.10 per share.
Mr. Bruce Deluce is a graduate electrical engineer, a professional pilot and a businessman in Canada and internationally. Being from Northern Ontario and operating regional aircraft in the north he has had extensive contact with First Nations, mining and exploration operations, forestry and fishing. Mr. Deluce's senior aviation industry involvement have included Director South African Express Airlines Pty Ltd and Director Air Ontario Limited, a majority owned subsidiary of Air Canada.
Mr. Deluce was Vice President of a company engaged in the procurement and trading of cassiterite (tin) concentrate furnished to smelters in South Asia and China.
Jens Hansen CEO of Melkior comments, "Mr. Bruce Deluce is a highly respected businessman with worldwide experience. Melkior is very fortunate to have such support at this time. It will enable Melkior to advance and expand its exploration and development business and thereby improve shareholder value."
The board of directors consisting of Lee Barker, Daniel Wolfus, Norman Farrell and Jens Hansen is pleased to welcome Bruce on board and look forward to his contribution to the exploration success of our company.
Melkior is a junior exploration company with active exploration projects in West Timmins and holds several other exploration properties of which the most important is the 100% owned Launay gold property in West Quebec. Melkior also holds two important claim groups in the Beardmore Long-Lac gold camps.
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