TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - April 4, 2013) - Chieftain Metals Inc. ("Chieftain" or the "Company") (CFB.TO) is pleased to announce that the Company has appointed Mr. Gary MacSporran as Director, Technical Services.
Mr. MacSporran is a mining engineer with over 23 years of mining experience with progressive responsibility in mine operations, technical services and project studies/evaluations within Noranda/Falconbridge, Teck Cominco, Mount Isa Mines, SRK Consulting Australasia and Anvil Mining. Most recently, he held the position of Senior Manager, Engineering Technical Services with QuadraFNX Mining Ltd (presently KGHM International). Prior to this, he held the position of Principal Mining Consultant with SRK Australasia for 7 years where he was elected Chairman of the Principal Partners Group and appointed to the SRK Australasian Board of Directors. Mr. MacSporran's experience includes technical services management, rock mechanics specialist, underground mine design/optimization, project studies/evaluation and technical due diligences. Mr. MacSporran has a Diploma of Mining Technology from BCIT (1983), BSc, Mining Engineering (1991) from Queen's University as well as an MSc in Engineering, Rock Mechanics (1993), also from Queen's University.
Mr. Victor Wyprysky, President and CEO stated, "We welcome Mr. MacSporran to our team and look forward to his leadership in helping to bring the "Chief" to production."
About Chieftain Metals Inc.:
Chieftain's principal business is the acquisition, exploration and development of mineral properties. Since incorporation, the Company's business has focused entirely on the acquisition, and thereafter the development, of the Tulsequah Chief Polymetallic Project, in north-western British Columbia, Canada. Chieftain's Property consists of 54 mineral claims and Crown-grants covering approximately 30,547 hectares and covers two previously producing mines. For more information on Tulsequah and related projects, please refer to the Company's NI 43-101 compliant technical reports, being "Technical Report for the Tulsequah Chief Project of Northern British Columbia, Canada" with an effective date of December 12, 2012 as well as "Tulsequah Chief Deposit, Tulsequah Chief Property, Northern British Columbia" and "Big Bull Project, Tulsequah Chief Property, Technical Report, Northern British Columbia", each dated as of November 8, 2010, which are available under the Company's profile on SEDAR (www.sedar.com).
This press release includes certain "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the Ontario Securities Act or other laws or regulations. All statements, other than statements of historical fact, included herein, including without limitation, statements regarding potential mineralization, mineral resources or reserves, exploration results, future plans and objectives of Chieftain Metals Inc. are forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties. There can be no assurance that such statements will prove to be accurate and actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements.