Dr. Tony Naldrett, the leading expert on magmatic sulphide deposits, joins
Talon Metals' Board of Directors
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, British Virgin Islands, July 3, 2014 /CNW/ - Talon Metals
Corp. ("Talon" or the "Company") (TSX: TLO) is pleased to announce the
appointment of Dr. Tony Naldrett, an internationally recognized and acclaimed
expert on magmatic (nickel, copper and platinum-group element) sulphide
mineralization, to the Company's Board of Directors. Dr. Naldrett will also
serve as one of Talon's representatives on the Tamarack Nickel-Copper-Platinum
Project Technical Committee to be formed with Kennecott Exploration Company.
Dr. Naldrett has had a distinguished career. Over the years, his research and
on the ground experience has covered most of the world's magmatic sulphide
deposits, including those at Sudbury, Voisey's Bay, Noril'sk, the Abitibi the
West Australian Widgiemooltha Komatiite deposits, the Zimbabwe Nickel
deposits, deposits of the Raglan and ThompsonPechenga, Jinchuan, the Duluth
Complex, the Bushveld and Stillwater complexes, Zimbabwe's Great Dyke, and at
the Lac des Îles igneous complex of northwestern Ontario. Dr. Naldrett has
authored or co-authored numerous publications and written or edited several
books, the most recent of which was in 2004 entitled, "Magmatic Sulphide
Deposits; Geology, Geochemistry and Exploration".
In addition to his research, Dr. Naldrett has also consulted for many
companies including Chevron Corporation, Falconbridge Ltd., Western Mining
Corporation, BHP Billiton, Rio Tinto Group, Cominco-American and Voisey's Bay
Although he officially retired from teaching in 1998, Dr. Naldrett still
retains a position as Professor Emeritus at the University of Toronto, and
continues his research on magmatic sulfide deposits, most recently as Honorary
Professor at the School of Geosciences, University of the Witwatersrand, South
Africa, and as Honorary Research Fellow of the Natural History Museum, London.
He also continues to be sought after for his expertise and leadership by all
facets of the mining industry; from mineral exploration companies to
geological societies and associations.
Dr. Naldrett has been bestowed with numerous honours over the years, most
recently in 2012 with the Haddon Forrester King Medal, one of the Australian
Academy of Science's prestigious career awards for life-long achievement and
outstanding contribution to science.
Talon is a TSX-listed company focused on the exploration and development of
the Tamarack Nickel-Copper-Platinum Project in Minnesota, USA and the Trairão
Iron Project in Parà State, Brazil. The Company has a well-qualified
exploration and mine management team with extensive experience in project
SOURCE Talon Metals Corp.
For additional information on Talon, please visit the Company's website at
www.talonmetals.com or contact: Sean Werger, President, Talon Metals Corp.,
Tel: (416) 361-9636 x2247, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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