Lake Victoria Retains Experienced Contractor and Operator to Commission the Kinyambwiga Small Scale Gold Mining Project, Tanzania, East Africa
VANCOUVER, British Columbia--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Lake Victoria Mining Company, Inc. is pleased to announce that its wholly owned subsidiary, Lake Victoria Resources (T) Limited, has entered into an agreement with an experienced surface and underground mining contractor, Camlaren Mine Development, to construct, commission and operate the Company’s Kinyambwiga Gold project in northern Tanzania.
Camlaren’s experience lies in commissioning and operating small to medium size gold mines in frontier locations. The combination of Camlaren’s gold mining and recovery processing experience with Lake Victoria’s Tanzanian gold assets could expedite us to profitable gold production at one or more of the Company’s prospects.
With 35 years of mining experience, Mr Gerry Hess, Camlaren’s principal, stated “I am happy to have this opportunity to work with Lake Victoria and to bring one or more of the Company’s projects into production.”
David Kalenuik, Lake Victoria’s CEO said, “I am very pleased with this combination, and Gerry Hess provides an immediate, hands-on ability to successfully move us forward with turnkey mining and gold recovery operations not only at Kinyambwiga, but potentially at three of our other small scale gold mining prospects. Mr Hess has already begun to locate possible sources of equipment, and his record indicates that he has strong technical skills and personnel team building skills necessary to successfully work in international locations.”
The following is a brief list of some of the open pit and underground mines where Mr Hess has personally worked during the past 25 years as either Supervisor, Superintendent, Mine Manager, or as a Contracting Developer for complete project production through construction, mining, processing and commissioning.
Snap Lake Diamond Mine, NWT
Cusac Gold Mines Table Mountain Property, Cassiar, B.C.
Tyhee Resources Ormsby Project, NWT (former Discovery Mine)
Fireside Minerals Ltd., Watson Lake, Yukon
Con Mine, Yellowknife, NWT
Giant Yellowknife Mines, Yellowknife, NWT
Camlaren Mine Development is known for their efforts in minimizing a projects environmental footprint; supporting sustainable community initiatives; being cautious with shareholder money and for seeking ways to use company’s resources efficiently.
About the Company
Lake Victoria Mining Company, Inc. is working to create another gold mine in the world famous Lake Victoria Greenstone Belt, Tanzania, East Africa. Tanzania is Africa's fourth largest gold producer, behind South Africa and Ghana, but also has reserves of uranium, nickel and coal. Gold exports alone earned it $1.076 billion in 2009, up from $932.4 million the previous year. Lake Victoria holds nine prospective gold projects and five uranium projects within its Tanzania property portfolio. Additional information regarding the Company is available on the corporate website at: www.lakevictoriaminingcompany.com or by contacting:
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Lake Victoria Mining Company, Inc.
David T. Kalenuik, CEO & President
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