COLORADO RESOURCES LTD. (TSX-V: CXO) (“Colorado” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce the appointment of Robert P. Shaw as President and CEO effective February 26, 2018.
Mr. Shaw holds a M.Sc. in Economic Geology, earned at the University of Alberta in 1990 and has over 30 years of mineral exploration experience throughout the Americas. Recently Mr. Shaw was President of the Western Canada Greenfields Group pursuing project generation and mineral exploration opportunities in the North American cordillera, focused on British Columbia from March 2016 until January 2018. With Golden Star Resources/Cambior Inc, he worked on the generative and development teams at Omai (Guyana) and Gros Rosebel (Suriname). He was a founding member and Exploration Manager of Metallica Resources Inc. (Cerro San Pedro, Mexico; Gramalote, Colombia; Mara Rosa, Brazil; El Morro-La Fortuna, Chile). In Peru he was co-founder of Compania Minera Phosphex and was responsible for the re-discovery of the giant Mantaro phosphate deposits (Sprott Resources Corp – Stonegate Agricom). From 2002 to 2010 he worked for AngloGold Ashanti where he served as Chief Geologist, Colombia and consultant for the Americas and was a formative member of the generative team which identified and advanced numerous projects including Gramalote, La Colosa and La Quebradona which, collectively, contain drill indicated resources exceeding 40 million ounces Au.
Lawrence Nagy, Chairman of the Board stated: “The Board of Directors welcomes Mr. Shaw to the Company in this very important leadership role. Robert has an impressive skill set that he has acquired during his 30 years of experience in worldwide mineral exploration, project evaluation and project generation and advancement. We look forward to Robert bringing a new perspective and sound leadership to Colorado’s exploration team as we continue to advance our impressive exploration portfolio in the Golden Triangle of British Columbia while seeking project acquisitions elsewhere that will provide year round exploration opportunities”.
The Company would like to thank Mr. Travis for his contributions over the years to Colorado as President and CEO and wishes him the best in his future endeavors. Mr. Travis remains a director of the Company. Colorado has filed on SEDAR the notice for its annual general meeting set for April 6, 2018.
Grant of Options
Upon his appointment, the Company will grant a total of 500,000 stock options to Mr. Shaw in accordance with the Company’s stock option plan. The options are exercisable for a period of five years at an exercise price of $0.15 per share.
Mr. Shaw’s appointment and grant of options are subject to TSX Venture Exchange approval.
Colorado Resources Ltd. is currently engaged in the business of mineral exploration for the purpose of acquiring and advancing mineral properties located in the “Golden Triangle” British Columbia and holds approximately 1,200sq km of mineral claims in this prolific metalliferous region. The Company’s main exploration projects within British Columbia include KSP and North ROK. Additionally the Company holds an option to acquire a 100% interest in the Greensprings project located in eastern Nevada.
ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF
COLORADO RESOURCES LTD.
Chairman of the Board
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