(PRWEB) May 15, 2005
Tiger Resources Limited (ASX: TGS), an Australian-based mining exploration company has strengthened its Board of Directors with the appointment of two mining specialists with international expertise.
New Executive Director, Mark Gasson will be the full-time exploration director running the operations of TigerÂs new project in the Congo/Zambian Copper Belt located in the southern region of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
ÂThis is an exciting development for the company and adds to our expertise in the exploration and development of world-class deposits in the Congo region,Â said Tiger Resources Executive Director, David Zukerman.
Mr Gasson will be based out of Cape Town and responsible for the day to day running of TigerÂs African operations.
ÂHaving someone on the ground in Africa with 20 years experience who can speak and read four local languages will save us time and money in fast-tracking this project,Â Mr Zukerman said.
The other new Director is Klaus Eckhof, currently a Director of Moto Goldmines Limited.
ÂThe considerable expertise of Klaus Eckhof will be invaluable to Tiger, particularly because of his success in acquiring and developing the Moto Gold Project in the Congo,Â Mr Zukerman said.
About Tiger Resources Limited
Tiger Resources Limited is an early identifier of world-class mining deposits in emerging resource provinces around the globe.
About Mark Gasson B.Sc. (Hons)
Mark is a qualified geologist based in South Africa and has held senior positions with a number of Australian and International Mining Companies operating in Africa. He is currently the Exploration Manager-East Africa for Gallery Gold Limited. He is to join the Company in an Executive capacity and will be in charge of the CompanyÂs overall exploration activities and responsible for project acquisition. He will direct the exploration and development of the CompanyÂs recently acquired copper/cobalt projects in the Democratic Republic of Congo and precious metal projects in Brazil.
About Klaus Eckhof Dipl. Geol. TU AusIMM
Klaus is a qualified geologist and a member of the Australian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy. He migrated to Australia in 1988 to work for Mount Edon Gold Mines (Aust) Limited in Australia, Asia and Africa. Since 1994 Klaus has managed his own geological consultancy company and has considerable experience in assessing and acquiring mineral prospects around the world including Africa, Asia and South America. He is currently a Director of Moto Goldmines Ltd and is credited with the acquisition of their substantial Moto Gold Project in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
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