April 15, 2010
— Starcore International Mines Ltd. (the “Company”) is pleased to announce that Mr. Ralf Kleine has been engaged as a technical consultant to the Company, and will be joining the Technical Advisory Board for the San Martin Mine in Queretaro, Mexico.
Mr. Kleine joins Starcore with a strong background and extensive experience, having developed and brought 13 mines to production in Canada, the USA, Mexico, and Latin America. Formerly President of Asamera Minerals Inc., Ralf received his early education in Germany and came to Canada in 1956. He started his career in mining in the Red Lake Camp of Ontario. Over the years, he attended and completed several courses in engineering, industrial subjects and management in Canada and the USA. In the Northwest Territories, he held an Instructor’s Certificate in Mine-Rescue and was a registered Professional Engineer in Ontario and Alberta. He published several technical mining papers in the CIMM Bulletin, the Canadian Mining Journal and the Engineering and Mining Journal.
For over 40 years, Mr. Kleine worked extensively in the mining industry, gaining experience and expertise in many phases of mining from Underground Helper, Miner, Timberman, Shift-Boss, Mine Captain, Mine Superintendent, terminating in Senior Executive positions. He is fluent in several languages and worked with international mining companies world-wide raising substantial funds for mine development and production. As consultant/advisor to the board for international companies, Mr. Kleine has been involved in projects in the USA, Mexico, Guatemala, Costa Rica, Panama, Guyana, Ecuador, Chile, Brazil, Northern Ireland, Germany and the People’s Republic of China.
Ralf Kleine, now retired, resides in Jalisco, Mexico.
“We are fortunate to have someone of Ralf’s caliber assisting our team at San Martin,” said President Robert Eadie. “We are looking forward to his participation in our Technical Advisory Board’s ongoing efforts to elevate our mine performance and increase the efficiency of our operations.”
For more information on the Company visit our website at www.starcore.com
ON BEHALF OF STARCORE INTERNATIONAL
MINES LTD.Signed “Robert Eadie”
Robert Eadie, President
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT: Robert Eadie
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