VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Jan. 16, 2008) - Global Hunter Corp. (TSX VENTURE:BOB) ("Global Hunter" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that it has appointed Mr. Randolph Scheffel as Senior Metallurgist and Mr. David Prins as Project Manager to work on further developing Las Posadas project, located in the highly prospective Atacama Fault Zone (Chilean Iron-Copper Belt) in Chile.
Mr. Scheffel will act as the Senior Metallurgist for Global Hunter and will in particular oversee the current metallurgy work that is underway at Las Posadas project in Chile. He comes to Global Hunter with a proven track record of over 30 years of experience in engineering, design, and construction of precious and base metal operations and the successful development of several mines for companies in the past. He holds Masters of Science in Hydrometallurgy and a Bachelors of Science in Metallurgical Engineering.
Mr. Prins will act as Project Manager for Las Posadas project brings over twenty years of experience to Global Hunter, of which over ten years being spent working with Placer Dome Latin America in positions ranging from Project Coordinator or Project Engineer. He has been responsible for preparation of capital estimates, construction planning, developing project schedules, community relations, operational/construction issues, and EIA presentations. Mr. Prins has vast experience working in Chile, including Placer Dome's Cerro Casales Gold/Copper Project.
"We are very fortunate to have individuals of the caliber of Mr. Prins and Mr. Scheffel join our team, the expertise of these two individuals will prove invaluable as we advance our project towards development," stated Rod Husband, President and CEO of Global Hunter.
ABOUT GLOBAL HUNTER CORP.
Global Hunter is currently exploring and advancing development of the La Corona de Cobre project located 70 kilometre north of La Serena, Chile along the Pan American Highway within the coastal belt of the Andean Cordillera. The 2007/08 program was designed to further define the resource and economics of Las Posadas deposit and will continue. In addition to La Corona de Cobre, the Company is also working to complete further delineation drilling and an initial resource estimate at its Rabbit South Property molybdenum project in south-central British Columbia, Canada.
On Behalf of the Board of Directors
GLOBAL HUNTER CORP.
Rod Husband, P.Geo, President
This news release may contain forward-looking statements including but not limited to comments regarding the timing and content of upcoming work programs, geological interpretations, receipt of property titles, potential mineral recovery processes, etc. Forward-looking statements address future events and conditions and therefore, involve inherent risks and uncertainties. Actual results may differ materially from those currently anticipated in such statements.
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