VANCOUVER, Canada / ACCESSWIRE / September 2, 2014 / Viscount Mining Corp. (TSX VENTURE: VML) ("Viscount" or "the Company"), a mineral resource exploration company with exploration properties in Nevada and Colorado is pleased to announce they have added 155 claims in strategic areas east and west of the main Cherry Creek claim block. This is in addition to the 139 claims added as per the press release on July 17, 2014.
Mr. Jim MacKenzie, CEO of Viscount, noted "Based on our summer work program we have significantly added to enhance and protect targeted areas currently being evaluated. These claims may contain further silver-gold base metal veins similar to those mined by the larger past producers at Cherry Creek. Viscount continues to conduct extensive mapping and sampling to locate target areas requiring further exploration with diamond and reverse circulation drilling."
Technical information in this news release has been approved by Dallas W. Davis, PEng, FEC, an independent consulting geologist and a qualified person as defined in NI 43-101.
The Company is pleased to announce the results of its annual meeting of shareholders ("AGM") held August 22, 2014 in Vancouver BC.
All the nominee directors listed in the Viscount AGM information circular were elected as directors. The number of Directors is now set at 6 from 7 in in the past year, with the Directors for the ensuing year being: Jim MacKenzie, William Macdonald, Kaare Foy, Andrew Gertler, Matthew J. Hughes, and Andrew McCreath.
At the AGM, shareholders also voted in favor of:
Appointing James Stafford, Chartered Accountants as the auditors for the ensuing year and authorizing the directors to fix their remuneration; and approved the Company's 10% rolling stock option plan.
About Viscount Mining (TSX-V: VML)
Viscount Mining is an exploration company with a portfolio of properties in the Western United States including holdings in Nevada comprising more than 8600 acres, all 100% owned, including more than 20 past producing silver and gold mines. For additional information regarding the above noted property and other corporate information, please visit the Company's website at www.viscountmining.com
ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS
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Disclaimer for Forward-Looking Information:
Certain statements in this release are forward-looking statements, which reflect the expectations of management. Forward-looking statements consist of statements that are not purely historical, including any statements regarding beliefs, plans, expectations or intentions regarding the future, including but not limited to that the program by SCOA will consist of field sampling and reconnaissance that will advance the Property. Such statements are subject to risks and uncertainties that may cause actual results, performance or developments to differ materially from those contained in the statements. No assurance can be given that any of the events anticipated by the forward-looking statements will occur or, if they do occur, what benefits the Company will obtain from them. These forward-looking statements are made as of the date of this news release and, except as required by law, the Company assumes no obligation to update these forward-looking statements, or to update the reasons why actual results differed from those projected in the forward-looking statements.
SOURCE: Viscount Mining Corp.