Ressources Appalaches Inc.

Ressources Appalaches Inc.

December 10, 2013 11:31 ET

Ressources Appalaches Hires Senior Mining Engineer, Mill Superintendent and Operations Geologist

RIMOUSKI, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - Dec. 10, 2013) - Ressources Appalaches (TSX VENTURE:APP)(FRANKFURT:OU3), unveils upon receipt of its Industrial Approval (see press release of November 27, 2013) and being fully funded (see press release of December 02, 2013), is pleased to announce that it has completed its technical management team with the recent hiring of Michael Burtney as Senior Mining Engineer, David Chapman as Mill Superintendent and Leah Page as Operations Geologist.

"I am delighted to welcome Michael, David and Leah to the Dufferin Mine team. Their combined practical knowledge and experience in mining, milling and geology will complement the expertise of the team in ensuring the day-to-day implementation and supervision required for gold production at Dufferin Mine", stated Alain Hupe, President.

The combination of talent and expertise from these latest three members will be an invaluable complement to the collective Dufferin Mine team, joining the Mine Manager Douglas Keating with over 20 years of progressive mining experience in processing and operations (see press release May 15, 2012), our Deputy Mine Manager Andre Rancourt, P.Eng., PhD, with more than 20 years of geotechnical engineering and rock mechanics experience (see press release July 3, 2013) and the Mine Health and Safety Coordinator Wayne Ellis with his more than 35 years of progressive mining experience (see press release October 26, 2012).

Senior Mining Engineer

Michael Burtney brings more than 25 years of experience in mine engineering, project management, supervision and operations. He has acquired experience with base metals, precious metals and with gold vein mining. Michael has developed his skillset managing and coordinating with many different engineering teams as Area Project Manager. His specialties include strategic planning, mine design engineering and execution of the plan while remaining on budget.

Mill Superintendent

David Chapman brings over 40 years of mining industry experience primarily involved in design, start-up, production management and supervision of ore process projects. His assignments have extended to Canada, the United States, Mexico, and South America. David has developed many practical and technical skills in leadership, process plant design, mechanic, metallurgy and operation process.

Operations Geologist

Leah Page is a versatile geologist with experience in various mining and exploration roles within the United States and Canada. A well versed underground mining geologist, Leah is familiar and proficient with database management, geological modeling and safety practices. She has gained a sound knowledge with regards to permitting, reclamation and environmental compliance.

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About Ressources Appalaches

Since it was created in 1994, the goal of Ressources Appalaches has been to discover and develop deposits of base and precious metals in Canada with an expertise targeted towards the Appalachian geological formation in Québec and Nova Scotia.

With receipt of its Industrial Approval, Ressources Appalaches is now poised to increase shareholder value with gold production at its fully funded and permitted 100% owned Dufferin gold mine while expanding the geological potential of its six mining lease in Nova Scotia.

Photos of the Dufferin Mine and its facilities are available on the Company's website at:

The contents of this press release were prepared and reviewed by Alain Hupé, Eng. A Qualified Person as defined in NI 43-101. Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Service Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts any responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

This press release may contain certain forward-looking statements that include elements of risk and uncertainty. Consequently, actual results may differ substantially from those anticipated in such statements. These risks and uncertainties are described in the quarterly and annual reports, and in the documents submitted to the securities administration.

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