News Releases 2011
Mon September 13, 2011.
Bellhaven Receives Maiden NI 43-101 Resource Estimate for La Mina Gold-(Copper) Project, Colombia
1.0 Million oz Gold & 1.6 Million oz Gold Equivalent Demonstrated at La Cantera
Vancouver, British Columbia – September 13, 2011. Bellhaven Copper & Gold Inc. (TSX-Venture: BHV) (“Bellhaven” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that the first NI 43-101 resource estimate for its 100%-controlled La Mina Project has established inferred resources containing 1.0 Moz of gold and 1.6 Moz of gold-equivalent. All of these announced resources occur at the La Cantera prospect, one of several porphyry gold-(copper) prospects undergoing exploration by Bellhaven at La Mina, and the only one drilled sufficiently to date to allow for the calculation of resources.
Tue August 2, 2011.
Bellhaven Expands Mineralization Footprint at the La Mina Project with New Gold-Copper Intercepts at the Middle Zone and Filo de Oro Prospects
Vancouver, British Columbia – August 2, 2011. Bellhaven Copper & Gold Inc. (TSX-Venture: BHV) (“Bellhaven” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that diamond drill-hole LME-1031 at the Middle Zone yielded multiple gold-copper intercepts starting at surface. These new intercepts expand the Middle Zone approximately 90 m to the southwest of the closest prior intercept (94.0 m averaging 0.76 g/t Au, 0.39% Cu contained in DDH-12).
Highlights of the LME-1031 drilling results include (see also Tables 1 and 2):
101.00 m @ 0.71 g/t Au, 2.3 g/t Ag, 0.08% Cu (0.85 g/t AuEq) from 0.00 m
192.00 m @ 0.51 g/t Au, 1.5 g/t Ag, 0.07% Cu (0.62 g/t AuEq) from 0.00 m
121.85 m @ 0.50 g/t Au, 1.2 g/t Ag, 0.21% Cu (0.86 g/t AuEq) from 408.50 m
Tue July 5, 2011.
Bellhaven Appoints Mr. Richard (Dick) Lyon as Chief Operating Officer
Vancouver, British Columbia–July 5, 2011. Bellhaven Copper & Gold Inc. (TSX-Venture: BHV) (“Bellhaven” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Richard (Dick) Lyon to the position of chief operating officer, effective immediately. Mr. Lyon is a dual citizen of Canada and the United States who received a B.Sc. civil engineering degree (highest honors) from Michigan Technological University (Houghton). Mr. Lyon completed an exemplary 33-year career with Chevron Corporation (1975-2008) during which time he held key executive and advisory roles in the US, Canada, Scotland, Kazakhstan, Nigeria, Australia, and Angola. These executive management roles included project development, oil and gas operations, geological and geophysical exploration, and organizational/strategic planning. His most notable executive leadership positions include Executive Director of the multi-billion dollar Angola LNG, Angola, West Africa (2003-2008); Deputy Project Director of the 155,000 bpd Muskeg River Mine and Upstream Processing Plant for the Athabasca Oil Sands Project, Alberta, Canada (2000-2003); and Executive Director of the 225,000 bpd Hibernia Offshore Development Project, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada (1995-2000). From 2008 to June, 2011, Mr. Lyon was the Chief Executive Officer and Global Projects Director for Australian-American Energy Company, a privately-held company based in Houston, Texas. In this role Mr. Lyon directed all aspects of a greenfield coal mining project and planning and development of a coal-to-liquids synthetic fuels business utilizing a 4-Bt coal resource on the Crow Indian Tribe Reservation in Montana (USA).