VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(CCNMatthews - Aug. 24, 2005) - Magnum Minerals Corp. (NEX:MM.H) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Patrick Downey, P.Eng. to the Company's board of directors effective August 24, 2005.
Mr. Downey has over 20 years of experience in the resource industry on four continents. He is President, CEO and Director of Viceroy Exploration Ltd, a TSX-V listed company actively exploring and developing properties in Argentina. Previously, Mr. Downey was President of Consolidated Trillion Resources Ltd. and Oliver Gold Corporation, and held Project Engineer positions on several large-scale gold mining operations including La Coipa in Chile and Placer Dome's Misima and Porgera mines in Papua New Guinea while Vice President of Rescan Engineering Ltd. and Project Manager for Kilborn Engineering Ltd. Prior to these Canada-based positions Mr. Downey held operating engineering positions at several mining projects for Anglo American Corporation in South Africa.
On Behalf of the Board of Directors
MAGNUM MINERALS CORP.
Norm Eyolfson, President
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