VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA – MARCH 30, 2017: ALTAIR RESOURCES INC. (“Altair” or the “Company”) (TSXV: AVX; Germany FRA: 90A; ISIN: CA02137W1014; WKN: WKN A2ALMP) Mr. Harold (Roy) Shipes, President and CEO, is pleased to announce that Altair has hired Dr. Elezaj Zenun, a leading expert on Kosovo geology, to act as a Consulting Geologist for the Company’s Kosovo Projects.
Dr. Zenun is a Professor in Faculty of Geosciences in Mitrovica and is a member of the Geological Society of Kosovo and considered an expert in the Geology of Kosova, Deep Drilling, Engineering Geodynamics and Environmental Geology. Dr. Zenun has worked for the Ministry of Economic Development as the Director of the Mining Department and has been a leading consultant on large scale development projects from 2014 to present. He was also a Board Member of the Independent Commission for Mines and Minerals of Kosovo where he oversaw the creation of a geochemical stream sediment data base of Kosovo with corresponding maps for mineral exploration,and collected and analysed archived geological information on Kosovo under the European Union funded Geochemical Survey.
“Dr. Zenun’s addition to the team will bolster the confidence of the local government in Altair’s ability to manage and develop projects in Kosovo from exploration to production” stated Roy Shipes, President and CEO of Altair Resources.
The Crepuljie zinc-lead-silver property, Mitrovica district of Kosovo has numerous high-grade zinc and lead occurrences with several surface trenches exhibiting high grade zinc-lead mineralization zones running between 17 to 35 per cent zinc plus lead over 2 to 4 m widths within broader mineralized zones. The work program recommended by Perry Grunenberg, P.Geo, in a technical report completed in compliance with National Instrument 43-101 standards, is now in process with drilling to commence shortly.
The technical information in this Press Release has been reviewed and approved by Dr. Stewart A. Jackson, PGeo., a Qualified Person under National Instrument 43-101, and a Technical Advisor to the Company.
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ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD,
Harold Shipes, President & CEO