April 4, 2011. Vancouver, Canada -- Fire
River Gold Corp. (TSX.V: FAU; OTCQX: FVGCF; FSE: FWR) (the
"Company") is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. C. Douglas Lang
to the Board of Directors.
On behalf of the Board of Directors of Fire River Gold, Richard Goodwin
-- President of the company would like to welcome Mr. Douglas Lang to
our board. The members of the Board of Directors are looking forward to
working closely with Mr. Lang to further develop our corporate
Mr. Lang is a Certified General Accountant who obtained his professional
designation while employed with the City of Campbell River. His position
with the City was that of Chief Financial Officer (1991 to 2005) and he
regularly managed complex annual budgets in excess of $60 million. Under
Mr. Lang's stewardship the city twice received the Canadian Award for
Mr. Lang presently serves as a director and is the past board chair
(2005/06) of Coastal Community Credit Union. He is also member of their
Audit and Risk Committee and is presently the chair of the Conduct
Review & Corporate Governance Committee. The Credit Union has assets of
$1.6 billion dollars and employs over 600 people.
He is currently working as an independent consultant for local
governments in British Columbia and has done some consulting work for
the junior mining industry.
Mr. Lang brings to the board an extensive and varied financial
About Fire River Gold Corp.
Fire River Gold Corp. is a near term production company with an
experienced technical team focused on bringing its flagship project, the
Nixon Fork Gold Mine, back into production in 2011. The Nixon Fork Gold
Mine is a permitted and bonded mine which include a ~200 tpd processing
plant with a gravity gold circuit, sulphide flotation circuit and a gold
recovery system (CIL circuit) that is scheduled to be completed by
Summer 2011. The mine also includes a fleet of surface & underground
mining vehicles, a self-contained power plant, maintenance facilities,
drilling equipment, an 85 person camp, office facilities and a 1.2 km
long landing strip.
A 28,000 metre exploration and ore definition drill program is in
progress to expand the current resources and support the detailed mine
Fire River Gold Corp is a member of the
International Metals Group.
On behalf of the Board of Directors, I look
forward to keeping you updated with our corporate developments.
President and COO
Certain information regarding the Company including management's
assessment of future plans and operations, may constitute forward-looking
statements under applicable securities laws and necessarily involve risks
associated with mining exploration and development, volatility of prices,
currency fluctuations, imprecision of resource estimates, environmental and
permitting risks, access to labour and services, competition from other
companies and ability to access sufficient capital. As a consequence, actual
results may differ materially from those anticipated in the forward-looking
statements. A feasibility study has not been completed and there is no certainty
the disclosed targets will be reached nor that the proposed operations will be
economically viable. The TSX Venture Exchange or its Regulation Services
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