TORONTO, ONTARIO, Sep. 28, 2010 (Marketwire) -- HARTE GOLD CORP. ("Harte") (TSX VENTURE:HRT)(FRANKFURT:H4O) is pleased to announce the appointment of John D. Harvey B.Sc. P.Eng., to the Board of Directors.
Mr. Harvey is a graduate in Geology from the University of New Brunswick and spent most of his career with Noranda Inc. escalating to President of Noranda Exploration from 1982 until 1994 during which time Mr. Harvey also served as President of Hemlo Gold Mines Inc. from 1989 until 1992. Prior to Noranda, he was VP - Exploration for Mattagami Lake Mines which merged with Noranda in 1982.
Following early retirement in 1994 Mr. Harvey acted as a Consulting Geologist to several junior mining companies and has been actively involved with the James Bay Lowlands (Ring of Fire) mineral discoveries through past affiliations with Noront Resources Ltd., Tribute Minerals Inc., Canadian Ore Bodies Inc., and Freewest Resources. Mr. Harvey currently sits on the Board of Directors of Tribute Minerals Inc., Canadian Ore Bodies Inc., Rencore Resources Ltd., Bold Ventures Inc., and Eagle Hill Exploration Corporation.
Mr. Harvey will also be retained as a consultant to the Company to provide guidance in the further exploration and development of the Sugar Zone Property.
Harte also announced that it has issued 400,000 directors options to acquire common shares to Mr. Harvey as well as 100,000 consulting options. The options are exercisable at $0.45 per common share for the period ended September 27, 2015.
"We are pleased and excited to have someone of Mr. Harvey's calibre join the Board of Directors of Harte. His knowledge and experience in exploring and developing the Hemlo Gold Camp will be of great benefit to Harte Gold and its shareholders." said Stephen G. Roman, Harte's President & CEO.
In conjunction with the above appointment, Michael Shunock has resigned from the Board of Directors. Harte wishes to thank Mr. Shunock for his efforts on behalf of the Company and wishes him the very best going forward.
About Harte Gold Corp.
Harte Gold Corp. is a Canadian gold exploration company with interests in the Sugar Zone and Stoughton-Abitibi properties located in Ontario, Canada. The Sugar Zone Property is located 60 kilometres east of the Hemlo Gold Camp and holds an NI 43-101 compliant Indicated Resource of 1,117,000 tonnes, grading 8.41 g/t Au for 302,000 ounces of contained gold and an Inferred Resource of 417,000 tonnes, grading 7.13 g/t Au for 95,000 ounces of contained gold. Harte is the operator of the Sugar Zone Property and currently owns a 49% interest with the option to acquire the remaining 51%. Harte also holds the Stoughton-Abitibi property located on and adjacent to the Destor- Porcupine Fault Zone in close proximity to the 2.5 million ounce Holloway-Holt Gold Mine in the Timmins Porcupine gold camp.
Common Shares Outstanding: 130,358,291
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