May 2, 2012: Vancouver, BC – Goldgroup Mining Inc. (Stock Profile – TSX: GGA & OTC:GGAZF) reported the appointment of Mr. Chester F. Millar to the Board of Directors. Mr. Millar is considered a pioneer of heap leach gold production and large-scale bulk mining methods and techniques used for mining low-grade gold deposits worldwide. Considered one of the mining industry’s most successful company builders, Mr. Millar was inducted to the Canadian Mining Hall of Fame in 2008, with a career that includes being a founder and former Chairman of such notable large and successful gold companies as Glamis Gold Ltd., Eldorado Gold Corporation and Alamos Gold Inc. Under his strategic direction, these companies were able to grow from junior exploration and early production companies to world class gold producers.
Keith Piggott, President and CEO of Goldgroup, stated, “We are looking forward to the addition of Mr. Millar, a world renowned heap leach gold production expert, to Goldgroup’s Board of Directors. Mr. Millar’s experience, judgment and vast knowledge, particularly in heap leach gold production and mining methods, will be a strong asset to Goldgroup’s flagship development project, Caballo Blanco. His background in the mining industry, including extensive experience in Mexico, will assist in maximizing value of all Company assets and ultimately create value for the Company’s shareholders.”
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