Altair Resources appoints Shipes as president, CEO

Altair Resources

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Wednesday October 12 2016 – News Release

Mr. John Huguet reports

ALTAIR APPOINTS HAROLD (ROY) SHIPES AS PRESIDENT, CEO AND DIRECTOR

Altair Resources Inc. has appointed Harold (Roy) Shipes as president, chief executive officer and a director of Altair Resources.

Mr. Shipes is a metallurgical and mining engineer who brings a wealth of experience, global perspective and keen sense of shareholder value to the board of Altair Resources. Mr. Shipes has 44 years mining experience in senior positions in base and precious metals production, engineering, and project development management around the world. Mr. Shipes has extensive experience in acquisition and development of projects in the United States, Canada, Peru, Papua New Guinea, Australia, Honduras, Bolivia, Ireland, Mexico and Venezuela. He has served as vice-president and general manager of operations of Southern Peru Copper Corp., one of the largest copper producers in the world, and as chief executive officer and general manager of Ok Tedi Mining Ltd., where he developed one of the largest copper mines in the world without outside contractors, saving shareholders over $500-million. Mr. Shipes is and has been serving as president and chief executive officer of Atlas Precious Metals Inc. since 2003.

Robert Naso has resigned as interim president and chief executive officer and the board thanks him for his contributions as interim president and chief executive officer since January, 2016.