Re: News Releases - Tuesday, February 20, 2007
Minco Silver Appoints Vice President, Operations
Minco Silver Corporation (the "Company" or "Minco Silver") (TSX: MSV)
is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Timothy D. Marlow as Vice
President, Operations, of Minco Silver, effective February 15, 2007.
Mr. Marlow is a graduate of the Camborne School of Mines, U.K, with
over 35 years experience as senior mining engineer and mining
executive. He has been involved in all phases of mine exploration,
planning and development, bankable feasibility study, and mining
operation and has been actively involved in mining projects in Africa,
North America and the Asia Pacific Region.
Mr. Marlow was a senior mining engineer for Cominco Engineering
Services Ltd. for 3 years where he was involved in the bankable
feasibility study for the Pend Oreille mine located in Washington State
and participated in an operational audit of the Stillwater Platinum
Operation in Montana. As well, he carried out engineering studies at
the Hudson Bay's Trout Lake Mines and Flinflon operations. Mr. Marlow
also spent eight years with Cominco's Sullivan Mines Operations located
in British Columbia where he was responsible for all underground
activities of the 10,000 tonnes per day lead-zinc mine. After Mr.
Marlow's tenure with Cominco he joined Ashanti's Gold Fields
Corporation as Project Manager responsible for the expansion of the
Obuasi Underground Complex. He has also spent a significant amount of
time in the Asia Pacific region where he was General Manager of a
gold/silver mine located in southern Korea. He was also VP Operations
for Filminera Resources Corp. (Philippines), a subsidiary of Thistle
Mining Inc. where he was responsible for the final feasibility of the
company's Masbate Gold Project.
Mr. Marlow will be responsible for the exploration and development of
the Company's Fuwan Silver Project. His immediate goal is to more fully
explore and evaluate the mineral resources, advance engineering
studies, and complete a Bankable Feasibility Study on the project.
Dr. Cai says, "I am very delighted with Mr. Marlow's appointment. This
is an exciting time for Minco Silver. Mr. Marlow's appointment is the
first step for the company to assemble a first class team capable of
both managing the current exploration and development program and more
importantly, capable of bring Fuwan Silver Deposit into production by
About Minco Silver
Minco Silver Corporation is a TSX company focusing on the acquisition
and development of silver dominant projects in China. The Company is
the exclusive vehicle for pursuing silver opportunities in China
pursuant to a strategic alliance agreement between Minco Gold
Corporation (formerly "Minco Mining & Metals Corporation")
(TSX:MMM/AMEX:MMK) and Silver Standard Resources (TSX:SSO). For more
information on Minco and our properties, please visit the website at
www.mincosilver.ca or contact Eric Bertsch or Ute Koessler at
1-888-288-8288 or (604) 688-8002 firstname.lastname@example.org.
ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD
"Ken Z. Cai"
President & CEO
The Toronto Stock Exchange does not accept responsibility for the
accuracy of this news release. Certain terms or statements made that
are not historical facts, such as anticipated advancement of mineral
properties or programs, productions, sales of assets, exploration plans
or results, costs, prices, performance are "forward-looking statements"
within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of
1995, and involve a number of risks and uncertainties that could cause
actual results to differ materially from those projected, anticipated,
expected or implied. These risks and uncertainties include, but are
not limited to; metals price volatility, volatility of metals
production, project development risks and ability to raise financing.
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