TNR Gold Corp.

TNR Gold Corp.

September 10, 2009 09:30 ET

TNR Gold Corp. / International Lithium Strengthen Management and Technical Depth

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Sept. 10, 2009) - TNR Gold Corp. ("TNR" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:TNR) and Wholly-owned International Lithium Corp. ("ILC") are pleased to announce the appointments of Mr. Michael Sieb as Chief Operating Officer and Mr. Thomas Currin as Special Advisor effective immediately.

President Gary Schellenberg comments, "The addition of these two highly qualified individuals to our team confirms our commitment and advances our objective of creating a global lithium and rare earth elements company at the forefront of the industry".

Mr. Sieb brings 22 years of strong corporate growth and project management experience in international mining and exploration. Prior to joining TNR, Mr. Sieb was president of Brilliant Mining Ltd. which was named to the TSX50 "Top 10 Mining Companies on the TSX: V" for two consecutive years during his tenure. Mr. Sieb is recognized as a committed executive with an exceptional array of skills essential for operating and developing a premier mining company. Mr. Sieb has earned a Masters of Business and Administration degree at the University of British Columbia and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Geology at Concordia University.

Mr. Currin brings 31 years of lithium project expertise in the fields of engineering, processing, and evaluation. Mr. Currin is currently President and Co-Founder of Limtech Technologies Inc., a privately held company providing engineering services, lithium chemical products and recycling services to the lithium chemical industry. Prior to founding Limtech, Mr. Currin held the position of Division Planning Coordinator and Technical Manager with FMC Inc., a Fortune 500 diversified chemicals, mining and machinery company. FMC is one of the primary producers of lithium worldwide including operations in Argentina. Mr. Currin adds a critical element to the team with a breadth of operational business experience in the Lithium industry. Mr. Currin has earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering from North Carolina State University and is a member of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers, Carolinas Section.

TNR advises that 400,000 incentive stock options have been granted to officers, employees and consultants of the company. The options are exercisable at $0.25 per share for a period of five years, subject to regulatory approval and a four month hold period.


TNR is a diversified metals exploration company focused on identifying and exploring existing properties and new prospective projects globally. TNR has a total portfolio of 32 projects, of which 16 will be included in the proposed spin-off of International Lithium Corp.

It is anticipated that TNR shareholders of record will receive one share and one full tradable warrant of International Lithium Corp. for every 4 shares of TNR held as of the yet determined record date. This will result in TNR shareholders owning shares in both TNR and International Lithium. For further details of the spin-off please refer to TNR's April 27, 2009 news release or visit

The recent acquisition of lithium projects in Argentina, Canada, USA and Ireland confirms the Company's commitment to project generation, market diversity and building shareholder value.

On behalf of the board,

Gary Schellenberg, President

Statements in this press release other than purely historical information, historical estimates should not be relied upon, including statements relating to the Company's future plans and objectives or expected results, are forward-looking statements. News release contains certain "Forward-Looking Statements" within the meaning of Section 21E of the United States Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. Forward-looking statements are based on numerous assumptions and are subject to all of the risks and uncertainties inherent in the Company's business, including risks inherent in resource exploration and development. As a result, actual results may vary materially from those described in the forward-looking statements.

This news release does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to sell any of securities in the United States. The securities have not been and will not be registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "U.S. Securities Act") or any state securities laws and may not be offered or sold within the United States or to U.S. Persons unless registered under the U.S. Securities Act and applicable state securities laws or an exemption from such registration is available.

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