Queenston Mining Inc.

Queenston Mining Inc.

August 16, 2006 16:30 ET

Queenston Appoints New CFO

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - Aug. 16, 2006) - Queenston Mining Inc. (TSX:QMI)(FRANKFURT:QMI)(STUTTGART:QMI)(BERLIN:QMI) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. John A. Francis as Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Francis is a Chartered Accountant who has over 25 years of financial management experience with public mining companies.

Currently, Mr. Francis also acts as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Jaguar Nickel Inc. and previously was VP Finance and CFO for several public companies including Vencan Gold Corporation, Consolidated Durham Mines, Dominion Explorers Inc. and O'Brien Resources. He has worked with Chartered Accounting firms Coopers & Lybrand (now PriceWaterhouseCooper LLP) and Touche Ross and is a graduate of the University of Toronto.

The Company also wishes to thank Mr. John M. Arnold for his contributions as CF0 of Queenston since 1995. Mr. Arnold remains a Director of the Corporation.

Queenston is a well funded junior mining company with active exploration programs for gold in Kirkland Lake, Ontario and Cadillac, Quebec. It is also exploring a large silver-zinc-lead-copper-gold property in north-central Mexico. Full details of the Company's activity are available on our website www.queenston.ca.

Contact Information

  • Queenston Mining Inc.
    Charles E. Page, P. Geo.
    President and CEO
    (416) 364-0001 (ext. 224)
    Queenston Mining Inc.
    Hugh D. Harbinson
    (416) 364-0001 (ext. 225)