TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwire) -- 03/12/13 -- Braeval Mining Corporation (TSX: BVL) ("Braeval Mining" or the "Company") is pleased to announce the appointment of an advisory committee to the board of directors. The advisory committee will provide technical advice on an as needed basis to the board of directors. The committee is comprised of Mr. Sean Roosen, President and CEO of Osisko Mining Corporation, Mr. Chris Lodder, Principal of Talisker Exploration Services Inc., Mr. Ruben Padilla, Principal and Economic Geologist of Talisker Exploration Services Inc., and Mr. Terry Harbort, Principal, Generative Database Manager and Chief Structural Geologist of Talisker Exploration Services Inc.
The advisory committee member's knowledge of mining exploration, project development, and the capital markets is a welcome additional resource to the Company. The Company is pleased to have this further base expertise as the Company seeks to advance its various Latin American precious metal exploration projects.
The committee members' experience is outline below.
About the Advisory Committee
Mr. Roosen is currently the President and Chief Executive Officer of Osisko Mining Corporation since August 2006. He has led the transition of Osisko from a junior exploration company to a leading intermediate gold producer. He is responsible for leading the strategic development of the Corporation and was instrumental in securing the necessary financing to fund the development of the $1 billion Canadian Malartic Mine, the Corporation's flagship asset. Mr. Roosen is a founding member of Eurasia Holdings A.G. - a European based venture capital fund which is a shareholder of Osisko. He is a Supervisory Board member of Eurasia Holdings A.G. and Eurasia Resource Holdings A.G. Mr. Roosen also sits on the Board of Directors of the following publicly listed companies - Astur Gold Corporation, Bowmore Exploration Ltd., Condor Petroleum Inc. and Dalradian Resources Inc. Mr. Roosen is a graduate of the Haileybury School of Mines and has had various progressive positions in the mining industry both domestically and internationally.
Mr. Lodder is a principal of Talisker Exploration Services Inc. and has over 20 years' experience in mineral exploration and mining. He has worked in the capacity from green fields exploration through to production and was involved in several economic gold deposit discoveries in Peru and Colombia. He worked for AngloGold Ashanti as exploration manager for South America and later for the Americas over a period of 11 years. Prior to that he worked as the South American exploration manager for Queenstake Resources.
Mr. Padilla holds a Ph.D. in economic geology and has over 25 years of diverse mining and exploration experience in precious and base metals working for Fresnillo, BHPB, AngloGold Ashanti, and Talisker Exploration Services. He worked and completed important research work in the La Escondida deposit in Chile and participated of the discovery of La Colosa and Gramalote in Colombia.
Mr. Harbort has a PhD in Structural Geology and Tectonics, and is a specialist in exploration database design, implementation and analysis with 18 years' experience in minerals exploration, including 8 years with AngloGold Ashanti as Global Generative Database Manager and Chief Structural Geologist for the Americas.
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