VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 07/17/13 -- ASHBURTON VENTURES INC. (TSX VENTURE: ABR)(FRANKFURT: ARB) ("Ashburton" or the "Company") is pleased to announce the addition of Robert Meister to its advisory board. For the past seven years Mr. Meister has headed up Corporate Development for Alpha Minerals Inc (TSX VENTURE: AMW). Ashburton is fortunate to now gain valuable input from Mr. Meister as the Company moves ahead on its various projects, most notably the Sienna uranium project located in the Athabasca basin.
Mr. Meister has nearly 20 years of experience working with public and private companies, while specializing in the resource sector since 2005. As a graduate of the British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) in Marketing Management, he has also participated in their Exploration and Mining for Investment course. His experience and entrepreneurial nature has allowed him to develop and manage numerous business and management relationships. Mr. Meister's skill set includes all aspects of marketing and corporate communications at institutional and retail levels, community relations, and assisting in raising capital at all phases of corporate development.
Ashburton has also begun its first phase of work at both Athabasca Basin uranium exploration projects, which include property-wide geological reconnaissance, grid-based geophysical (scintillometer) surveys, soil and water sampling (radon), and float prospecting for uraninite. At the Patterson Lake South property, the discovery of uraninite boulders on surface was the first indication of near-surface uranium mineralization that was intersected in drilling (see Alpha Minerals news release, October 25th, 2012).
The technical contents of this release were approved by Dr. Tom E. McCandless, P. Geo., Vice President, Exploration for Ashburton and a qualified person as defined by National Instrument 43-101. The properties have not been the subject of a National Instrument 43-101 report, and Dr. McCandless has not verified the technical data disclosed in this release.
Ashburton Ventures is a junior exploration company actively seeking mineral and energy opportunities for the benefit of all its stakeholders.
ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD
Michael England, President
Some of the statements in this news release contain forward-looking information that involves inherent risk and uncertainty affecting the business of Ashburton Ventures Inc. Actual results may differ materially from those currently anticipated in such statements. Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.
Ashburton Ventures Inc.
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