VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Nov 20, 2013) - Aurcana Corporation ("Aurcana" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:AUN)(AUNFF) is pleased to announce the appointment of a new board member.
Mr. Lenic Rodriguez, President, CEO and Director of Aurcana Corporation states:
"I am very pleased to welcome Mr. Kevin Drover to the Aurcana board. Mr. Drover brings more than 40 years of experience in the mining industry to Aurcana. Mr. Drover's appointment further strengthens our team and brings additional technical expertise to the board."
Board of Directors Appointment
Mr. Kevin Drover is currently the President and CEO of Oracle Mining Corporation. Mr. Drover has more than 40 years of both domestic and international experience in operations, project development, management and process re-engineering, with both developing and producing companies.
Prior to joining Oracle Mining Corporation, Mr. Drover was the Chief Operating Officer of Glencairn Gold Corporation, responsible for two gold mining operations located in Latin America. Prior to joining Glencairn, he was the Vice President of Operations for Kinross Gold Corporation, overseeing six operating mines located in various parts of the World.
Mr. Drover has considerable experience in turning around challenging projects and has worked in operations located in Canada, Russia, Peru, Nicaragua, Costa Rica and the USA. During his career, Mr. Drover also worked for Black Hawk Mining, Lac Minerals, BP Canada Resources, Noranda Mining, Dome Mines and The Iron Ore Company of Canada.
Mr. Drover has also been appointed as the Chair of the Technical, Environmental, Health and Safety Committee of the Board.
About Aurcana Corporation
Aurcana Corporation is a primary silver producing company with two mines: the La Negra Mine in Mexico and the Shafter Mine in Texas, US. The Company is positioned to grow organically from its existing mines in its pursuit to become a senior silver producer.
The Company's shares are also traded in the United States on OTCQX under the symbol "AUNFF". Investors can find current financial disclosure and Real-Time Level 2 quotes for the Company on www.otcqx.com and www.otcmarkets.com.
Lenic Rodriguez, President & CEO
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