SOURCE: Tonogold Resources, Inc.

March 03, 2006 09:15 ET

Tonogold Resources, Inc. Hires Mining Industry Advisor Gordon Haworth

LA JOLLA, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- March 3, 2006 -- Tonogold Resources, Inc. (OTC: TNGL) has entered into a consulting agreement with Donbara Group, LLC to provide the advisory services of Gordon Haworth on strategies, negotiating agreements and evaluating business opportunities.

Mr. Haworth has over 40 years experience in the mining industry. He was President & CEO of Costain Holdings, Chicago from 1981 to 1992 where he built, from inception, a large minerals company involved in producing coal, talc, gold, oil and natural gas. Prior to that he was Vice President & Group Manager at Continental Bank, Chicago from 1972 to 1981 building and managing one of the most successful mining project lending divisions in the country. From 1968 to 1972 Haworth was Director of Mining Research at Continental Oil Company designing and implementing research programs on new mining and extraction methods for Conoco's uranium, phosphate and coal operations.

During his early years after leaving college he was hired by Quebec Iron & Titanium Corporation in 1959. At QIT he started as the mine engineer and also worked on new projects at the smelter. He then became Assistant Mine Manager responsible for operations at a large open pit mine, railroad and ship loading complex in a remote area of northeastern Quebec. In 1965 he was hired by Mobil Oil to supervise the development of a full scale underground oil shale test mine on Mobil property near Rifle, Colorado. The project was a joint venture of six major oil companies to determine the economics of oil shale production.

Haworth was educated as a mining engineer graduating from the Camborne School of Mines in Cornwall, England in 1955. After his two years of National Service in the Hydrographic Branch of the Royal Navy, he was awarded a William Campbell Fellowship at Columbia University in New York in 1957 for postgraduate studies in mineral economics and advanced mining techniques.

Jeff Janda, President of Tonogold Resources, commented: "Gordon is a great addition to our team and will help us make smart, strategic decisions in a fast moving market. Gordon has built a successful mining company and has a wide variety of operational, analytic, and managerial skills that he can bring to bear."

Tonogold Resources, Inc. is a minerals exploration company headquartered in La Jolla, California, with gold and silver properties in Alaska and Nevada. Tonogold Resources is the parent company of Prospect Uranium, Inc. For more information on the Company visit their websites at and

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