Vancouver, British Columbia – August 10, 2021: ALTAIR RESOURCES INC. (“ALTAIR” or the Company”) (TSX-V: AVX; Germany FRA: 90A; ISIN: CA02137W2004; WKN: WKN A2ALMP) – Mr. George S. Young, Chairman and CEO is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. James Walker to the Board of Directors of Altair Resources Inc.
Mr. Walker is currently the President and CEO and a Director of Ares Strategic Mining Inc. (TSXV: “ARS”), and has extensive experience in engineering and project management, particularly within mining engineering, mechanical engineering, construction, manufacturing, engineering design, infrastructure, safety management, and nuclear engineering. He has executive experience in several mining companies, as well as acquiring and re-developing the only fluorspar mine in the United States.
James’ professional experience includes designing mines, nuclear reactors, submarines, chemical plants, factories, mine processing facilities, infrastructure, automotive machinery, and testing rigs.
Mr. Walker holds degrees in Mechanical Engineering, Mining Engineering, and Nuclear Engineering, as well as qualifications in Project Management and Accountancy. He is a Chartered Engineer with the IMechE, registered as a Project Manager Professional with the APM, and is also registered with APEGA as an Engineer.
George S. Young, Altair’s Chairman and CEO, stated, “James brings with him a broad technical experience base and additional technical expertise to complement those skills already on our Board of Directors while we embark on the development of several new projects. We are excited to add him to our Board as we begin the advancement and development on our projects.”
The Company has granted stock options under its stock option plan to directors, officers, and advisors to purchase up to a total of 2,925,000 shares, at a price of $0.18 per share, for a term of five years.
About Altair Resources Inc.
Altair is a gold and precious metals exploration company. Altair recently announced the signing of a binding agreement for the purchase of the Marbera 2 permits in Burkina Faso, hosting historic resources of over 1.3 million ounces of gold as shown by over 387,000 meters of drilling and 294,000 samples.
The Company also recently announced an agreement for the acquisition of two gold-producing properties in Kazakhstan containing a total historic indicated resource of 947,900 ounces of gold, open pit and underground, and a total historic inferred resource of 892,600 oz of gold, open pit and underground, with current aggregate gold production at the two properties of approximately 21,000 ounces of gold per year from the oxide zones of each property. The in situ acquisition cost of these gold producing assets is $58 per ounce.
Altair also has rights to acquire a 65-per-cent interest in the Simon gold and silver property located in the state of Nevada. A past producer, the Simon property presents an excellent opportunity for adding value, employing low-cost exploration activities to identify prime drilling sites in six anomalous zones previously identified with gold, silver and copper mineralization. The Simon property lies within the region that hosts the prolific Tonopah district, the Round Mountain gold mine and numerous other successful mining projects.
For further information:
George S. Young
Chairman, CEO, Altair Resources Inc. +1 (806) 886- 3317
[email protected], www.altairresources.com
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