ALORO MINING CORP. – (the “Company” or “Aloro”) is pleased to announce that it has appointed Kenneth J. Balleweg, M.Sc., PGeo. as Technical Advisor to the Company.
Ken Balleweg is an exploration geologist with over 30 years of exploration and production experience, including 20 years in Mexico. He held the position at Placer Dome as Senior Project Geologist at the Cortez and Getchell Mines, Nevada. His work at the Cortez/Pipeline complex lead to the first intercepts in the Gold Rush deposit.
In Mexico, his positions included 5 years as Placer Dome’s Senior Project Geologist for the Mulatos project, Mexico Mine Exploration Manager. He held positions with Alamos Gold over a 14-year period as Exploration Manager, Vice President Exploration, and Manager of Underground Geology. Exploration successes while at Mulatos include the Escondida, Escondida Hanging Wall, Gap, Puerto del Aire Extension, San Carlos SBX, Central Zone, and Far East deposits, that resulted in an addition of over 2M ounces of gold reserves. His expertise is primarily centered on volcanic-hosted epithermal gold deposits, particularly high sulphidation deposits, as well as Carlin-type systems.
He has a B.Sc. in Geological Engineering and M.Sc. in Geology from the Colorado School of Mines, and is a registered professional geologist with the American Institute of Professional Geologists.
Ken, along with Melvin A. Herdrick, PGeo, Technical Advisor, and Isidro Flores, M.Sc. in Geology from the University of Sonora, Country Geologist, will assist in the evaluation and development of the Los Venados project in Mulatos, Sonora, Mexico.
Thomas A. Doyle, President, CEO, stated “ We are very fortunate to have Ken Balleweg accept the position as Technical Advisor to the Company. His depth of knowledge and exploration experience in the immediate Mulatos area is unsurpassed. His input, along with our current exploration team, will help move the Los Venados project forward.”
About Aloro Mining Corp.
Aloro controls the 3,199 hectare Los Venados Project, which is located in the central part of the Mulatos Gold District. The western property boundary is shared with Agnico Eagle Mines Limited where it operates the La India open pit mine, and it is directly adjacent to the active Mulatos open pit of Alamos Gold Inc. to the south. The known mineralization within the Mulatos District is gold-dominant, with accessory silver and copper.
ALORO MINING CORP.
Per: “Thomas A. Doyle”
Thomas A. Doyle
President & CEO
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