THEMAC Resources Group Limited

March 29, 2011 12:12 ET

THEMAC Resources Group Limited: World-Class Mining Executive Returns to State

General Manager to Take Over New Mexico Copper Corporation Project

ALBUQUERQUE, NEW MEXICO--(Marketwire - March 29, 2011) - THEMAC Resources Group Limited (TSX VENTURE:MAC) -

New Mexico Copper Corporation (NMCC) is pleased to announce that W. Ferol Baker has accepted the position of General Manager for the Copper Flat Project in Sierra County, New Mexico.

Beginning his mining career with Phelps Dodge in the Silver City area in the late 1970's, Baker most recently served as Mine Manager of the S.C.M. Franke mine in Chile. "I'm excited to be returning to New Mexico, I've continued to keep a home in Silver City and I'm looking forward to assisting in bringing Copper Flat into operation production," said Baker.

Baker, who will join New Mexico Copper Corporation officially on June 1, 2011, brings over 30 years experience in the mining industry - beginning his career as a laborer in the copper mines in the Silver City district. He gained extensive experience managing and constructing mine sites on three continents (North America, South America and Africa,) successfully turning around projects that were in danger of not performing.

"New Mexico Copper Corporation is pleased to have a manager of Ferol's experience to lead the Copper Flat project," said Kevin Maloney, Chairman THEMAC Resources. "His knowledge in the industry, the area and the workforce make him a perfect match to ensure that the project has the proper leadership to achieve success."

The Copper Flat deposit is located in Las Animas mining district of South Central New Mexico, about 20 miles Southwest of Truth or Consequences. NMCC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of THEMAC Resources Group Limited, a Canadian company listed on the TSX Venture Exchange, completed a transaction for an option on the mine site in early March, 2011. 

Baker is a bilingual English/Spanish, a New Mexico Native with roots in Silver City, holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mining Engineering from the University of Arizona in Tucson.

About Us: THEMAC Resources Group Limited (TSX VENTURE:MAC) of Canada. We are committed to bringing the closed copper mine, Copper Flat, in Sierra County, New Mexico back into production with innovation and a sustainable approach to mining development and production, local economic opportunities and the best reclamation practices for our unique environment.

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  • THEMAC Resources Group Limited
    Barrett Sleeman, P.Eng.
    Chief Executive Officer
    (604) 806-6110 or (505) 274-1638
    (604) 806-6112 (FAX)