Altiplano Adds to Management Team, Sets Course for Growth
EDMONTON, May 28, 2018 - Altiplano Minerals Ltd. (APN:TSXV) (ALTPF:OTCQB) (9AJ1:FWB) (“APN” or the “Company”) is very pleased to report that Mr. Salvatore Peralta has agreed to join the Company’s management team.
CEO John Williamson commented, “Salvatore Peralta is an experienced and highly motivated mining professional with a wide array of proven capabilities and an entrepreneurial drive that is well suited to our group. His initiative, leadership, creative energy and superior communication skills will be invaluable complements to our team as we seek to expand operations and capitalize on new opportunities in South America. We welcome him aboard as we set a course for growth and look forward to generating returns for shareholders.”
Mr. Peralta is a multilingual mining engineer with over ten years of professional experience in short-term and long-term mine planning, scheduling and production planning, drilling and blast planning, asset management, investigation and design of geotechnical and rock mechanics and general mine problem solving. He is a PhD graduate of McGill University in Mining and Materials Engineering (2018), where he worked as a Research Assistant, Teaching Assistant, Tutor, Proctor, News Reporter, Radio Host and Multimedia Communications Manager, while serving as a Vice-President of the Graduate Students Association.
Mr. Peralta was recruited by McGill University and awarded both the Werner Graupe International Fellowship and the McGill Engineering Doctoral Award based upon the excellence of his academic and research record, including publications, presentations and his potential to make a major impact on the quality of research in the Faculty of Engineering at McGill University and in the field of engineering. Prior to this, he was the Chief Mine Engineer with IMI Fabi S.p.A. of Lanzada, Italy, an innovative global manufacturer of high quality industrial talc products, where he was responsible for mine production, geotechnical monitoring, site investigation, mine planning and management. He received his Bachelor’s (2008) and Master’s (2011) Degrees in Mining Engineering from Cagliari University in Italy, where he was awarded numerous scholarships and completed an internship in Mining and Mineral Processing with Sarda Silicati S.R.L. of Florinas, Italy.
Altiplano Minerals Ltd. (APN: TSX?V) is a mineral exploration company focused on evaluating and acquiring projects with significant potential for advancement from discovery through to production, in Canada and abroad. Management has a substantial record of success in capitalizing opportunity, overcoming challenges and building shareholder value. Additional information concerning Altiplano can be found on its website at www.altiplanominerals.com.
ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD
/s/ "John Williamson"
President and CEO
For further information, please contact:
Jeremy Yaseniuk, Director
Tel: (604) 773-1467
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This release includes certain statements that may be deemed "forward-looking statements". All statements in this release, other than statements of historical facts, that address exploration drilling, exploitation activities and events or developments that the Company expects are forward-looking statements. Although the Company believes the expectations expressed in such forward-looking statements are based on reasonable assumptions, such statements are not guarantees of future performance and actual results or developments may differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements. Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those in forward-looking statements include market prices, exploitation and exploration successes, continuity of mineralization, uncertainties related to the ability to obtain necessary permits, licenses and title and delays due to third party opposition, changes in government policies regarding mining and natural resource exploration and exploitation, and continued availability of capital and financing, and general economic, market or business conditions. Investors are cautioned that any such statements are not guarantees of future performance and actual results or developments may differ materially from those projected in the forward-looking statements. For more information on the Company, investors should review the Company's continuous disclosure filings that are available at www.sedar.com.