Vancouver, British Columbia – September 7, 2022: ALTAIR RESOURCES INC. (“ALTAIR” or the Company”) (TSX-V: AVX; Germany FRA: 90A; ISIN: CA02137W2004; WKN: WKN A2ALMP) George S. Young, Chairman and CEO of Altair Resources Inc. is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Toussaint Bamouni as its Country Representative in Burkina Faso. Altair has also appointed Mr. Bamouni to its Advisory Board. Mr. Bamouni is based in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso and will support Altair in its acquisition and development program in the country. Having formerly served as the founding Treasurer for the Economic Community of West Africa States (ECOWAS) Federation of Chambers of Mines (EFEDCOM) and as the current Executive Director for the Burkina Faso Chamber of Mines, Mr. Bamouni brings considerable relevant experience and local industry familiarity to Altair.
As the Executive Director of the Chamber of Mines, he serves the needs of its members to realize and achieve the objectives of the Executive Council and manage the Chamber members’ engagements with the government, to develop and promote the mining sector. As the founding Treasurer of the ECOWAS Federation, he was responsible in establishing and operating the financial system during the implementation of the ECOWAS Federation Chambers of Mines.
Mr. Bamouni holds a Master’s in Geologic Science from the Abidjan University in Cote d’Ivoire and a Master’s in Mineral Processing from the Institute National Polytechnique de Lorraine – France. He previously served as plant manager for the CIMAT plant in Ouagadougou and as a metallurgist and plant manager of the Poura gold mine, operated by Société de Recherches et d’Exploitation Minières du Burkina (SOREMIB).
George S. Young said “We are most pleased to welcome Toussaint to the Altair team and to our Advisory Board. We will benefit greatly from his knowledge of the industry, his numerous contacts, and his expertise in operating in Burkina Faso. We look forward to receiving his guidance and support as Altair expands its acquisition and development programs in Burkina Faso.”
About Altair Resources Inc.
Altair Resources’ (TSX.V: AVX) primary focus is targeting the acquisition and development of gold projects in Burkina Faso and advancing with its Simon project in Nevada.
Burkina Faso is second in gold production in West Africa with four major mining companies operating successfully and 16 gold mines and one zinc mine that have reached production.
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Chairman, CEO, Altair Resources Inc.
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