Rainmaker Mining Corp

February 25, 2014 08:45 ET

Rainmaker Mining Corp. Announces Appointment of New Director

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Feb. 25, 2014) - Rainmaker Mining Corp. ("Rainmaker") (TSX VENTURE:RMG) is pleased to announce that Alan Young, P. Eng., has been appointed to the Board of Directors of the Company.

Mr. Young is a licensed professional engineer in Alberta with over 35 years of experience in resource and conventional play engineering and leadership with experience in completions; drilling; production strategy and petroleum operations.

He is currently President of A&L Consulting Ltd. and is engaged in contract work with resource shale play developments. Through the course of his work on the completions aspects of a joint venture resource play project, the 2013 hydraulic fracturing campaign resulted in a 30% reduction in completion cost, 40% reduction in water and improved well production and stimulation efficiency. In addition, he recently completed domestic and international assignments encompassing resource and conventional play identification and evaluation. Previously, Mr. Young was the Natural Gas Completions Manager at Suncor Energy, helping develop a completions strategy for resource and conventional play development and optimization. With Alan's leadership and expertise, the application of technology and innovation resulted in a number of Canadian and North American technical firsts and successful application. Prior to his career at Suncor, he worked for two senior Canadian oil and gas producers.

Mr. Young holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Lakehead University in Thunder Bay, Ontario and a diploma in Mechanical Engineering Technology from SAIT in Calgary, Alberta.

Mr. Young's appointment will fill the vacancy created by the resignation of Bill Dynes. The Board wishes to thank Mr. Dynes for his contributions to Rainmaker.

About Rainmaker:

Rainmaker Mining Corp is a publicly traded company, on the TSX Venture Exchange, focusing on the emerging frac sand supply business. The company has options to acquire two highly prospective properties in Alberta and Saskatchewan.

On Behalf of the Board of Directors,

Rainmaker Mining Corp.

R. D. (Rick) Patmore, President and CEO

Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

Contact Information

  • Rainmaker Mining Corp.
    (604) 921-1810
    (604) 921-1898 (FAX)