North American Tungsten Corporation Ltd.

North American Tungsten Corporation Ltd.

November 02, 2009 19:49 ET

North American Tungsten Corporation Ltd.: Appointment of New Director

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Nov. 2, 2009) - North American Tungsten Corporation Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:NTC) (or the "Company") is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Kenneth (Ken) W. Collison as a Director of the Company effective immediately.

Mr. Collison recently retired as COO of Thompson Creek Metals Company ("Thompson Creek") where he was instrumental in helping to build one of the World's largest Molybdenum Mining Companies from 2005 to 2009.

Prior to his position with Thompson Creek, Mr. Collison was Vice President and General Manager of Coeur d'Alene Mines Corp. from 1996 to 2000, responsible for all areas of the development of the 200,000 ounce per year Kensington Gold Mine. After receiving his B.Sc. in Mining Engineering and his Masters of Engineering in Mining from the University of Saskatchewan, Mr. Collison held management positions at several projects before joining Crandon Mining Corporation, a Rio Algom/Exxon Coal minerals partnership in 1994 as Vice President.

The Company welcomes Mr. Collison and his extensive mining background to the Board.


Stephen M. Leahy, Chairman & CEO

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