September 23, 2008 16:38 ET
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Sept. 23, 2008) - Uranium North Resources Corp. (TSX VENTURE:UNR) announces the appointment of Dr. Allan E. Armitage as Vice President of Exploration. Allan will lead Uranium North's exploration team and manage the Company's exploration programs in Nunavut and Saskatchewan.
As a professional geologist with over 20 years experience both internationally and in Canada, Allan most recently held the position as Vice President of Exploration for Triex Minerals Corp., where he oversaw and implemented uranium exploration programs predominantly in Nunavut and Saskatchewan. In addition, he has held senior exploration positions with Comaplex Minerals Corp. and Commander Resources Ltd. with a strong focus in Nunavut.
Discovery oriented, he was actively involved in developing geological and resource models for the Meliadine gold deposit and Mountain Lake uranium deposit both located in Nunavut. Allan also played a significant role in the discovery of gold mineralization at the Cabello Blanco deposit in Mexico and at the Zopilote gold deposit in Honduras. His experiences range from grass roots to advanced exploration.
"With over two decades of exploration experience, Allan brings a high degree of expertise in modern exploration techniques, quality control and northern experience. He will be a great asset to our team as we move forward with our discovery programs," says Mark Kolebaba, President and CEO of Uranium North.
A graduate of the University of Western Ontario's Ph.D. program (Geology) (Ph.D.- 1997) Allan has written numerous geological reports since 1988. A member of the Association of Professional Engineers, Geologists and Geophysicists of Alberta (APEGGA) he is considered a Qualified Person as defined by NI 43-101.
About Uranium North
Uranium North has rapidly advanced a large property portfolio bringing 3 projects to the drill ready stage. Uranium North's key properties are located in Nunavut and Saskatchewan, which the company considers to be the most geologically prospective and politically supportive uranium mining and exploration districts in Canada.
On behalf of Uranium North Resources
Mark Kolebaba, President and CEO
Statements in this press release, other than purely historical information, including statements relating to the Company's future plans and objectives or expected results, may include forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements are based on numerous assumptions and are subject to all of the risks and uncertainties inherent in resource exploration and development. As a result, actual results may vary materially from those described in the forward-looking statements.
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Uranium North Resources Corp.Heather KaysCorporate Communication(604) 484-7120(604) 484-7143 (FAX)Email: firstname.lastname@example.orgWebsite: www.uraniumnorth.com
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