Centrasia Appoints Malcolm Lake, P. Eng. as Technical Director
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - January 24, 2008) -
Centrasia Mining Corp. ("Centrasia" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:
CTM)(OTCBB: CTMHF)(FRANKFURT: C8M) is pleased to announce the
appointment of Malcolm Lake as Technical Director. His primary
responsibilities will be managing the feasibility study and
metallurgical test work on the Company's Souker Nickel Project in the
Mr. Lake was the Vice President of Project Development for Canico
Resource Corp. from 2003 to 2006. He was instrumental in the
development of the $1.1 Billion Onca Puma nickel project. He was
responsible for the recruitment of the project execution team that
managed the consultants who prepared the feasibility study; including
resource estimating, engineering, and environmental and
infrastructure development. Concurrent activities included the
initiation of discussions with representatives of the Brazil Para
State Government leading to tax concessions, access roads improvement
and environmental licensing.
Mr. Lake was the Technical Director of Ivanhoe Mines from 1998-2003,
during which he was responsible for all technical aspects of the
development of the Oyu Tolgoi Copper Gold Project in Mongolia. He
organized metallurgical test work and commissioned technical programs
including environmental, site surveys, and access road survey.
Centrasia Chairman Cary Pinkowski, states, "We are very pleased to
have Malcolm lending his wealth of experience in Metallurgy and Mine
development to Centrasia in developing our Souker Nickel Deposit. We
are eager to expedite work in these areas in anticipation of our
43-101 resource estimate."
Mr. Lake holds a B.Sc. (Mineral Technology) 1967, Royal School of
Mines, London University, England. He is a member of The Association
of Professional Engineers of the Province of British Columbia, The
Association of Professional Engineers of the Province of Ontario,
Member of the Canadian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, and a
Fellow of the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy.
Centrasia is listed for trading on the TSX Venture under the symbol
"CTM", on the OTCBB under the symbol "CTMHF" and on the Frankfurt
Exchange under the symbol "C8M". To find out more about Centrasia
Mining Corp., please visit the company website at
On behalf of the Board of Directors of CENTRASIA MINING CORP.
Cary Pinkowski, Chairman
The TSX Venture Exchange does not accept responsibility for the
adequacy or the accuracy of this release.
Centrasia Mining Corp.
(604) 688-4169 (FAX)