VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 06/30/16 -- Group Ten Metals Inc. (TSX VENTURE: PGE)(FRANKFURT: 5D31) (the "Company" or "Group Ten") is pleased to announce that Garth Kirkham, PGeo, PGeoph, has joined the board of directors of the Company. An experienced board member and recognized geoscientist, Mr. Kirkham obtained a Bachelor's degree in Science from the University of Alberta in 1983. He became a Registered Professional Geoscientist in Alberta (APEGGA) in 1987, in Northwest Territories and Nunavut Association (NAPEGG) and BC (APEGBC) in 2005, in Ontario (APGO) in 2011, in Manitoba (APEGM) in 2012 and is a member in good standing in all. He is also a member of SEG (Society of Exploration Geologists), CIM (Canadian Institute of Mining), AMEBC (Association of Mineral Exploration of BC), GAC (Geological Association of Canada) and PDAC (Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada).
Mr. Kirkham is a Past President of the Canadian Institute of Mining (CIM), is Chair of the CIM Best Practices Committee, and is Chair of the Geoscientists Canada, Securities Committee. He is the past-Chair of the Mineral Deposits Division of the GAC along with being on National Council and the Distinguished Lecturer Coordinator from 2007-2010. He is Past Chair of the Vancouver Mineral Exploration Group (MEG) and is a two-term Councillor with APEGBC along with being Vice-Chair of the Geoscience Committee. He is currently the APEGBC representative and director of Geoscientists Canada.
Garth and other members of the EXTECH III team were awarded the 2006 Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum (CIM) Barlow Medal and the Award of Merit presented by NAPEGG. In addition, Garth was awarded the JC Sproule Memorial Plaque from CIM in 2010, the Julian Boldy Award in 2012, and was also recognized as Distinguished Lecturer for 2013-2014. Garth is a fellow of both the Society of Economic Geologists and Geoscientists Canada along with receiving the Geological Association's Distinguished Member Award in 2013. In 2015, Garth was awarded the CJ Westerman Memorial Award, the highest honor bestowed upon a Geoscientist from APEGBC.
After 30 years of 3D computer modeling for the geosciences, Mr. Kirkham is currently heading Kirkham Geosystems Ltd. (established in 1997), which provides consulting services to the mining, environmental, geotechnical and oil & gas industries.
The Company also announces the resignation of Frances Petryshen as Corporate Secretary. Michael Rowley, CEO of Group Ten, has accepted the position of Corporate Secretary for an interim period. The Company thanks Ms. Petryshen for her excellent work as Corporate Secretary.
About Group Ten Metals Inc.
Group Ten Metals Inc. is a mineral exploration company focused on exploration for deposits of gold, platinum group metals (PGM), nickel, and copper and in emerging districts with proven world-class potential. The Company holds the high-grade Black Lake / Drayton gold project in the Rainy River district in northwest Ontario, and also controls a premier land position in the Kluane Ultramafic Belt in the southwest Yukon Territory where it adjoins Wellgreen Platinum Ltd's Wellgreen deposit.
On Behalf of the Board of Directors, GROUP TEN METALS INC.
Michael Rowley, President & Director
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