TRES-OR SHAREHOLDERS ELECT KEN JOHNSON TO THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS AND APPROVE ALL RESOLUTIONS AT THE ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
Vancouver, B.C. – August 22, 2023 - Tres-Or Resources Ltd. (“Tres-Or” or the “Company”) (TSXV: TRS, OTCPK: TRSFF) is pleased to announce that at today’s Annual General Meeting, shareholders elected Mr. Kenneth W. Johnson to the Board of Directors and approved all resolutions below as detailed in the management information circular dated July 24, 2023.
The Board of Directors and officers for the ensuing year include Kenneth W. Johnson, Laura Lee Duffett, President and CEO, David J. Cowan and Gareth E. Mason, CFO and Corporate Secretary.
Mr. Ken Johnson is a geologist with over 40 years of mining industry experience, including mineral exploration, project acquisition and mine development. He is currently the President & CEO of Lipari Diamond Mines Ltd. and is responsible for the acquisition, financing and development of Braúna diamond mine, Brazil’s largest diamond producer and South America’s first diamond mine developed from a kimberlite deposit. Ken has been active in Brazil for over 20 years and is one of the leading diamond experts in the country. With over 35 years of experience in senior management positions in publicly traded, exchange-listed mining companies, Ken has significant capital markets experience having raised over CAD$170 million in equity financings since 2000. Ken holds a B.Sc. degree in geology from the University of Windsor, Ontario, Canada and has completed certification courses in Johannesburg, South Africa and holds a Rough Diamond Grading Certificate related to the valuation of natural diamonds.
Mr. Ken Johnson is the Administrator for Vaaldiam do Brasil Mineração Ltda., a wholly owned subsidiary of Tres-Or Resources Ltd. which holds several mineral exploration permits covering several prospective diamond exploration properties in Brazil.
Mr. William Moure remains a Technical Advisor to the Board of Tres-Or Resources Ltd. William Brent Moure is a practicing engineer, registered with the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta. Mr. Moure is a graduate of the University of Alberta with a M.Sc. in Metallurgical Engineering and a B.Sc. in Agricultural Engineering (with distinction). William (Bill) Moure is the owner and President of Canadian Silver Refiners Ltd., a private company with operations that include silver reclaiming, recycling, smelting, and refining, and silver alloy manufacturing. Bill joined the Board of Directors in October of 2014 and served as a Board member through to August 2023. He continues as an Advisor with a focus on enhancing the Company’s mineral project valuations and new business development initiatives.
Update on Brazilian Diamond Properties Acquisition
Tres-Or has completed the purchase of all the shares and registration of a private Brazilian company, Vaaldiam do Brasil Mineração Ltda. (“Vaaldiam”). Vaaldiam, Tres-Or’s wholly owned subsidiary in Brazil, holds mineral exploration permits and contractual arrangements for the exploration of primary diamond deposits and analyses of kimberlite targets covering several prospective diamond exploration properties in the Brazilian states of Minas Gerais and Mato Grosso, Brazil. The acquisition of Vaaldiam gives Tres-Or access to a specialized team with more than 20 years experience in the exploration, evaluation, and development of natural diamond sources in Brazil, Canada and Africa.
About Tres-Or Resources Ltd.
Tres-Or Resources Ltd. (“Tres-Or”) is a Canadian diamond exploration company with mineral exploration claims and diamond discoveries in Quebec and Ontario, Canada and exploration permits for primary diamond sources in Brazil through its wholly owned subsidiary Vaaldiam do Brasil Mineração Ltda. Tres-Or is listed on the TSX Venture Exchange under the trading symbol “TRS”. Additional information related to the Company is available on SEDAR and on the Company’s website (www.tres-or.com).
On behalf of the Board of Directors
“Laura Lee Duffett”
Laura Lee Duffett,
President and CEO
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This news release contains certain forward-looking statements, which relate to future events or future performance and reflect management’s current expectations and assumptions. Such forward-looking statements reflect management’s current beliefs and are based on assumptions made by and information currently available to the Company. Readers are cautioned that these forward-looking statements are neither promises nor guarantees, and are subject to risks and uncertainties that may cause future results to differ materially from those expected including, but not limited to, market conditions, availability of financing, actual results of the Company’s exploration and other activities, environmental risks, future diamond prices, operating risks, accidents, labor issues, delays in obtaining governmental approvals and permits, and other risks in the mining industry. All the forward-looking statements made in this news release are qualified by these cautionary statements and those in our continuous disclosure filings available on SEDAR at www.sedar.com. These forward-looking statements are made as of the date hereof and the Company does not assume any obligation to update or revise them to reflect new events or circumstances save as required by applicable law.