VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Jan. 12, 2012) - Expedition Mining Inc. (TSX VENTURE:EXU.V - News) (the "Company") is pleased to announce the appointment of James (Jim) Chapman to the Board of Directors.
Jim Chapman, P. Geo, is a graduate of University of British Columbia with a Bachelor of Science degree in geology. His 35 years experience in the industry includes all aspects from project generation through implementation and report preparation for owners, clients and regulatory authorities. These programs have included: mineral exploration for gold, silver, copper, molybdenum, base metals, diamonds, phosphate, graphite and uranium in Canada, the United States, Mexico, South and Central America, Africa and Europe. He is currently a director of Golden Cross Resources.
"Mr. Chapman has most recently served as a member of our Advisory Committee. It is with great pleasure that we announce his appointment to our board and we look forward to working with him in this capacity. Jim's experience in all facets of exploration will be a tremendous asset to the company," said Ronald Atlas, president and chairman.
Mr. Chapman will be replacing Bert Jeffries who has resigned from the board and is moving to a senior role at Thompson Creek Metals' Mount Milligan project. Mr. Jeffries has agreed to continue to assist the Company by joining the Advisory Committee.
The Company's president and chairman, Ronald Atlas, said, "We want to thank Bert for all his fine work and expert knowledge while on the Board of Directors and we wish him all the best with his new role at Mount Milligan."
The Company announces that pursuant to Exchange policies and the Company's Stock Option Plan, an aggregate of 200,000 shares have been granted as incentive stock options at an exercise price of $0.15 per share to directors of the Company. The options are exercisable for a period of five years, ending on January 12, 2017, and are subject to the requirements of the TSX Venture Exchange.
Expedition Mining Inc. (TSX VENTURE:EXU.V - News) is a publicly held Canadian exploration company focused on acquiring, exploring and developing gold properties located in favourable geo-political climates. The company is led by a highly skilled, experienced board and management team with significant successes in managing early stage mineral exploration companies. For additional information concerning Expedition Mining Inc. or its various exploration projects please visit Expedition's website at www.expeditionmining.com.
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ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD:
Ronald Atlas, President & Chairman of the Board
Expedition Mining Inc.
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