| ||April 16, 2004|
George Young joins MBA Gold Corp. Board of Directors
| ||MBA Gold Corp. (TSX Venture: MBA-V) announced today that George Young has joined MBA's board of directors. Mr. Young is the President and C.E.O of Mag Silver Corporation (TSX Venture: MAG-V) a company with several active projects targeting large high-grade gold-silver deposits, mainly in Mexico.|
Mr. Young has nearly 30 years of experieince in the mining industry and has had a significant role in the acquisition, development, financing or operation of seventeen mining projects in North and South America. He began his career with Kennecott Copper Corporation involved in the construction and start-up of a new copper smelter. Mr. Young later served as General Counsel and in management of major mining corporations and utilities. Previous positions include the President, C.E.O. of Ore Belle Resources Corporation, General Counsel for Bond International Gold, Inc., General Counsel and Acting General Manager for the Intermountain Power Agency and a Vice President-Law of Canyon Resources Corporation (AMEX:CAU). At Canyon, he had a significant role in the permitting and construction of the Briggs Mine, located in the same area of California as many MBA's current exploration activities.
"George Young will be a great addition to our team", stated Cam White, President of MBA Gold Corp. "Not only does he have a well deserved reputation as a mine builder and company builder, he has hands on experience putting Briggs mine into production, less than 10 miles fom our World Beater project."
MBA Gold Corp. is a precious metals development company whose strategy is to acquire a portfolio of resource properties that have indicated mineral resources and require further exploration or development work. MBA Gold will add value to these projects by providing capital, exploration expertise and where justified, development and production planning.
For more information, contact Mr. Cam White at 604-707-0373
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