|July 27, 2006|
Playfair Appoints Senior Mining Advisor
Playfair Mining Ltd. announces the appointment of Frederick J. Sveinson B.Sc., B.A. as Senior Mining Advisor to the Company.
Mr. Sveinson is a professional mining engineer with over 36 years experience. He has established a solid reputation in assembling successful operating teams, evaluating projects, re-structuring operations and rejuvenating mines.
His career to date has encompassed all aspects of the mining industry including development, on-site supervision and management of underground mines. Mr Sveinson has experience in Canada (including the Arctic), the U.S., Zambia and Venezuela and he has held senior management positions in companies such as Echo Bay Mines and Dynatec Mining Ltd.
Mr. Sveinson's professional experience has gained him broad expertise in the development and mining of gold, silver, copper, nickel, polymetallic, diamond and, notably, tungsten deposits. He is currently President and CEO of Merit Mining Corp., which has an advanced-stage underground gold-copper project in Greenwood, B.C.
Playfair owns 4 tungsten deposits, Grey River (Newfoundland), Risby (Yukon), Lened (Yukon) and Clea, (Northwest Territories). Playfair's exploration has so far been focused on the Grey River deposit where consistently favourable results have advanced the project towards underground exploration.
Playfair's president Neil Briggs commented: "Fred Sveinson's qualifications and experience will be major assets to Playfair as we move toward our goal of tungsten production. I enthusiastically welcome him to our team in this exciting time of advancement."
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ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD
D. Neil Briggs
D. Neil Briggs
President and Director
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