Noka Resources Announces Appointment of Darren L. Smith to the Board of Directors
September 6, 2013 – Vancouver, British Columbia: Noka Resources Inc. (TSX-V: NX) (the “Company” or “Noka”) is pleased to announce that Mr. Darren L. Smith has joined the Company’s Board of Directors.
Mr. Smith is a Professional Geologist based in Edmonton, Alberta. Mr. Smith is employed by Dahrouge Geological Consulting Ltd. where his primary role is high-level project management with notable recent success through the discovery and advancement of Commerce Resources Corp.’s Ashram Rare Earth Element Deposit (Eldor Property) in Northern Quebec. Mr. Smith has provided technical oversight for Preliminary Economic Assessments and Pre-Feasibility Study level project advancement and has set up and monitored complex metallurgical programs. His experience includes carbonatite complexes and associated rare metals, rare earth elements, and sandstone-hosted and unconformity-style uranium deposits.
From 2006 to 2010, Mr. Smith conducted uranium exploration in and around the Athabasca Basin for multiple clients; primarily for roll-front, Beaverlodge, and unconformity-basement style mineralization. Exploration included target generation and planning, hiring, logistics, camp management, land management, and post data compilation. Mr. Smith was involved in or co-managed drilling at such notable locations as Patterson Lake, Athabasca Property (North Shore), and Waterbury Lake (J-Zone).
Noka’s President, Nav Dhaliwal, stated: “We are very excited to welcome Darren to the Company’s Board of Directors. His breadth of expertize in the exploration industry from grassroots through advanced level programs, especially with unconformity-basement hosted uranium deposits in the Athabasca Basin, will be a valuable asset as we explore our growing portfolio of properties in and around the basin.”
About Noka Resources
Noka Resources Inc. is a junior exploration company with a focus on uranium in the prolific Athabasca Basin, Northern Saskatchewan. Noka’s exploration strategy is focused in relatively underexplored areas of the Athabasca Basin Region, targeting favourable geology and structure amenable to near surface, unconformity-style uranium mineralization.
With a total land position of 488,463 hectares, Noka holds one of the largest geologically prospective land packages in the region through a 100% interest in the Clearwater and Athabasca North group of properties, as well as a 25% interest in the Western Athabasca Syndicate group of properties.
For further information, please contact Nav Dhaliwal, President, at [email protected] or visit www.nokaresources.com.
On behalf of the Board of Directors
NOKA RESOURCES INC.
President and CEO
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