CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - March 24, 2014) - Shawn Khunkhun, CEO of StrikePoint Gold Inc. (TSX VENTURE:SKP) ("StrikePoint" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that John Florek has been appointed Technical Advisor and QP of StrikePoint.
Mr. Florek is a Professional Geologist with over 23 years of diversified experience in the mining industry, including exploration and operations. He has a M.Sc. in Geology and his work has covered a broad range of mineral commodities, including gold, base metals, PGM's and diamonds throughout Canada, USA, Australia, Europe, plus Central and South America. Mr. Florek was previously responsible for the management and execution of mineral exploration and development for BHP Minerals, Placer Dome, and Barrick. He was part of the team that received the 2008 Developer of the Year Award, presented by the Northwestern Ontario Prospectors Association, for extending the life of mine at Barrick's Hemlo Mine.
"StrikePoint is extremely pleased to have a geologist with the experience and track record of success that Mr. Florek brings to the Company," said Mr. Khunkhun, President and CEO of StrikePoint. "He will be instrumental in the planning and execution of exploration on the Company's 'Lobstick' Gold Project in the developing Wabigoon sub-province in Ontario.
The Company has granted 1,000,000 stock options to Mr. Florek exercisable for a period of five years at ten cents per share.
Shawn Khunkhun, President and CEO
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Note Regarding Forward-Looking Statements
This press release contains forward-looking statements and forward-looking information (collectively "forward-looking information") within the meaning of applicable securities laws relating to the success of the Project and the Option Agreement. Forward-looking information typically uses words such as "anticipate", "believe", "project", "expect", "goal", "plan", "intend" or similar words suggesting future outcomes, statements that actions, events or conditions "may", "would", "could" or "will" be taken or occur in the future. The forward-looking information is based on certain key expectations and assumptions made by the Company's management, including expectations and assumptions concerning prevailing commodity prices, exchange rates, interest rates, applicable royalty rates and tax laws; future production rates and estimates of operating costs; performance of existing and future wells; reserve and resource volumes; anticipated timing and results of capital expenditures; the success obtained in drilling new wells; the sufficiency of budgeted capital expenditures in carrying out planned activities; the timing, location and extent of future drilling operations; the state of the economy and the exploration and production business; results of operations; performance; business prospects and opportunities; the availability and cost of financing, labor and services; the impact of increasing competition; ability to market oil and natural gas successfully; the Company's ability to access capital, and obtaining the necessary regulatory approvals.
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