SELKIRK METALS CORP.
West Pender Street, Vancouver, B.C. V6E
(604) 687-2038 / Fax: (604) 687-3141
TSX Venture Exchange: SLK
Vice President, Mining Appointed for the Ruddock Creek Project
May 16, 2007 - Vancouver,
British Columbia – Selkirk Metals
Corp. (“Selkirk” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that Mr.
Tom Colbourne has joined Selkirk as Vice President, Mining for the Ruddock
Colbourne is a Professional Engineer registered in British
Columbia, Alberta and Saskatchewan. He has
over 30 years in the mining industry in both underground and open pit
operations comprising engineering and supervision, project development and
consulting, his experience is a great asset to Selkirk. His primary role will
be to lead the design and construction of the planned underground development
at the Ruddock Creek Project which is scheduled to be completed this year.
holds a 70% interest in the Ruddock Creek Property under the terms of a joint
venture agreement with Doublestar Resources Ltd. (“Doublestar”) holding the
balance. Selkirk and Doublestar have signed an Arrangement Agreement which
sets out the formal terms and conditions for the acquisition of Doublestar by
Selkirk. (Please see news releases dated March 1, 2007 and April 12, 2007).
on the Ruddock Creek Property is being conducted under the supervision of the
Company’s Qualified Person (as defined by NI 43-101), Jim Chapman, P.Geo.
Behalf of the Board of Directors:
(signed) “Gordon Keevil”
further information on Selkirk Metals Corp. please visit our website at www.selkirkmetals.com.
release includes certain statements that may be deemed to be
"forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the U.S. Private
Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. All statements in this release, other
than statements of historical facts, that address future production, reserve
potential, exploration and development activities and events or
developments that the Company expects, are forward‑looking statements.
Although management believes the expectations expressed in such
forward-looking statements are based on reasonable assumptions, such statements
are not guarantees of future performance, and actual results or developments
may differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements. Factors
that could cause actual results to differ materially from those in
forward-looking statements include market prices, exploration and development
successes, continued availability of capital and financing, and general
economic, market or business conditions. Please see our public filings at
www.sedar.com for further information.