RENO, NEVADA, Apr. 7, 2010 (Marketwire) -- Liberty Silver Corp. (OTCBB:LBSV) ("LBSV" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that Mr. Bill Tafuri has joined its management team and board of directors as Vice-President of Exploration effective immediately.
Mr. Tafuri has over 35 years of successful and diverse exploration and mine development experience. Prior to joining the Company, he worked for both major and junior mining companies and has held management and consulting positions in North and South America, Russia, and Central Asia for Getty Mining Co., Santa Fe Pacific Gold Corp., Kinross Gold Corp., and Centrasia Mining Corp.
Early in his career, Bill worked in the western United States, including Nevada, as an exploration geologist and ultimately as the Western U.S. Exploration Manager of Getty Mining. During this time, he was the project manager for development of the Pine Grove porphyry molybdenum deposit in Utah, a JV between Getty Mining and Phelps Dodge.
Internationally, Mr. Tafuri managed precious metals exploration projects in Kazakhstan for Santa Fe Pacific Gold. While Exploration Vice President for Centrasia Mining, he managed successful exploration projects resulting in a new gold discovery in Kyrgyzstan and also managed a nickel development project in Russia.
Mr. Tafuri received his B.S. and M.S. degrees in geology at the University of Nevada-Reno and his Ph.D. in geology at the University of Utah. He is a registered Professional Geologist in Utah.
"The addition of a well respected Vice-President of Exploration to the Liberty Silver team will enable us to quickly and efficiently move forward as we develop the Trinity Silver Project in Nevada," said Terry Fields, President and CEO of Liberty Silver. "Bill Tafuri's talent for re-evaluating historic mining districts using modern exploration methods will become extremely valuable to us as we review additional opportunities to expand the known silver resource at the Trinity Silver site."
About Liberty Silver Corp.
Liberty Silver Corp. a publicly held American Company whose shares trade on the OTC:BB as LBSV. Liberty Silver is focused on exploring and developing mineral properties located in North America. The Company is led by a highly skilled, experienced management team and board of directors with decades of success managing exploration, development and mining projects. The Company is committed to creating value for its shareholders by advancing its current projects to production, developing new resources on its current properties, and by acquiring new properties that have with potential to increase their resource base.
On behalf of the board of directors of Liberty Silver Corp.
Terry R. Fields, President and CEO
Liberty Silver Corp.
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