Rockgate Capital Corp.

Rockgate Capital Corp.

November 16, 2010 07:01 ET

Rockgate Names Bryan Hyde as Technical Director

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Nov. 16, 2010) - Rockgate Capital Corp. (TSX:RGT) (the "Company") is pleased to announce that Mr. Bryan Hyde has joined the Company as Technical Director.

Mr. Hyde has over 30 years experience in the mining and metallurgical industry and was a member of the founding management team of LionOre Mining International and played a major role in managing that company's operations, including two years as Chairman and Managing Director of LionOre Australia Pty Limited. During his career, he has managed numerous underground and surface mining and metallurgical projects from conceptual feasibility through design to construction and commissioning phases, including as Managing Director of Tati Nickel Mining Company (Pty) Limited, operator of the Selkirk and Phoenix underground and open pit nickel sulphide mines in Botswana. Mr. Hyde served until recently as Project Managing Director of Mirabela Nickel Ltd.'s Santa Rita nickel mine in Brazil and, prior to that, Mr. Hyde was Group Technical Consultant to LionOre Mining International on their ongoing and expansion projects in Australia, Botswana and South Africa.

Mr. Hyde holds an Honours Degree in Mining Engineering, is a registered Chartered Engineer and a Member of the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining, which was formed from the merger of the Institute of Materials and Institute of Mining and Metallurgy in 2002.

In addition to his appointment as Technical Director, Mr. Hyde will be nominated for election as a director of Rockgate at the December 17, 2010 Annual General Meeting of shareholders.

Rockgate's President Karl Kottmeier commented, "I am very happy to announce that Bryan has agreed to become a director of Rockgate and take on the role of Technical Director. Bryan's wealth of experience will substantially assist the Rockgate technical team in advancing the Falea uranium-silver-copper project. Our ability to add someone of his expertise and credentials is a testament to the excellent development potential of the Falea deposit."


Karl Kottmeier, President

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Contact Information

  • Rockgate Capital Corp.
    Karl Kottmeier
    (604) 678 8941
    Rockgate Capital Corp.
    Kirk Gamley
    VP Corporate Development
    (604) 678 8941
    (604) 689 7442 (FAX)