Press ReleasesApril 05, 2005
Wallbridge Builds Team to Advance Broken Hammer Discovery
Toronto, Ontario - April 5, 2005 - Wallbridge Mining Company Limited (TSX: WM) today announced the appointment of Fred Baker, P. Eng., MBA as Manager of Mining and Environment. Initially, Fred will be responsible for directing metallurgical testwork, and permitting of advanced exploration projects, including bulk sampling of Wallbridge's Broken Hammer Zone discovery. Fred will also assume responsibility for the evaluation of advanced exploration and mining projects assessed by the Company.
Fred joins Wallbridge with 18 years of experience in the consulting engineering and mine services industry, where he managed a contracting company specializing in operation, maintenance and surveillance at closed minesites and a wide range of projects in the areas of environmental permitting, tailings planning, closure planning and feasibility studies. Earlier in his career, Fred worked for a number of mining companies in first and second line underground supervision.
Fred brings to Wallbridge an attractive blend of experience in business, operations and project management, and the environmental aspects of feasibility studies and permitting relating to opening and operating mines.
"We are very pleased to have been able to attract a person of Fred's calibre and experience to join our team, particularly in today's competitive labour market, said Risto Laamanen, Chairman and CEO of Wallbridge. I think it speaks highly of both the quality of our projects and the rest of our team. Fred brings with him the skills and experience we need not only to advance our Broken Hammer Zone discovery, but also to evaluate other advanced exploration and mining projects."
About the Company
Wallbridge Mining Company Limited was established to explore for and develop nickel, copper and platinum group element deposits. The Company's principal properties are located in the Sudbury Basin in Ontario. The Sudbury area hosts the world's largest concentration of nickel deposits and is currently the most active mining camp in North America. Wallbridge also has properties elsewhere in northern Ontario, Manitoba, Nova Scotia and near Duluth, Minnesota.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION please visit the Company's website at www.wallbridgemining.com, or contact:
Wallbridge Mining Company Limited
Richard Murphy, Vice President Corporate Development
Tel: (705) 682-9297
Cavalcanti Hume Funfer Inc., Investor Relations
Nick Kohlmann, Vice President
Tel: (416) 868-1079 ext. 222
This document may contain forward-looking statements relating to Wallbridge's operations or to the environment in which it operates. Such statements are based on operations, estimates, forecasts and projections. They are not guarantees of future performance and involve risks and uncertainties that are difficult to predict and may be beyond Wallbridge's control. A number of important factors could cause actual outcomes and results to differ materially from those expressed in forward-looking statements, including those set forth in other public filings. In addition, such statements relate to the date on which they are made. Consequently, undue reliance should not be placed on such forward-looking statements. Wallbridge disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, save and except as may be required by applicable securities laws.