Starcore International Mines Ltd.
TSX : SAM

Starcore International Mines Ltd.

April 06, 2009 10:00 ET

Starcore Appoints New Director

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - April 6, 2009) -

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Starcore International Mines Ltd. (the "Company") (TSX:SAM) is pleased to announce that David R. Gunning, P. Eng. has been appointed a director of the Company and Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Gunning has been working with the Company as an independent consultant, supervising mine operations and exploration for Starcore's San Martin gold mine in Queretaro, Mexico.

Mr. Gunning is a graduate of the University of British Columbia and holds a B.A.Sc., in Mining and Mineral Process Engineering (mining option). A member of the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia, Mr. Gunning is a practicing mining engineer with over 25 years experience in mineral exploration, development and operations in North and South America, Europe and Asia. Since 1996, he has provided operations and project management, resource estimations and property evaluations for various mining companies, primarily for precious metal projects.

"David's appointment adds a valuable dimension to Starcore's Board," said Robert Eadie, President of Starcore. "His experience in the field of underground precious metal mining operations will assist Starcore in our efforts to expand, optimize and develop mining operations and to target further exploration. We are very pleased to have David join our management team." The Company expects to maintain or increase the current ore grades over the next quarter and continue exploration efforts to increase reserves and resources and to find higher grade deposits.

For more information on the Company visit our website at www.starcore.com.

ON BEHALF OF STARCORE INTERNATIONAL MINES LTD.

Robert Eadie, Chief Executive Officer and Director

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