Ruby Creek Adds to Advisory Board
NEW YORK, May 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Ruby Creek Resources, Inc. (OTCQB:RBYC), a gold exploration and mining company with operations in Tanzania, is pleased to announce the addition of Mr. Jim Richmond to the Company's Advisory Board.
Jim has over 25 years' experience as a field geologist. He started his career as an exploration geologist and mining engineer with Viceroy Resources. Jim assisted in the engineering, planning and design of the 63 million ton Castle Mountain open pit mine where he was responsible for recognition of coarse native gold in Castle Mountain deposits. He conducted geo-statistical analysis of Lesley Ann, Jumbo and Jumbo South deposits. Jim supervised field activities for an exploration program that utilized four conventional air blast-rotary, reverse-circulation and diamond/core drill rigs. He was responsible for the construction and reclamation of drill sites in rugged terrain. Jim produced procedures and standards for the geological and geotechnical logging of 335,000 feet of drilling. He supervised field activities of several geologists conducting numerous geochemical and geotechnical investigations.
Jim has been involved for 35 years as co-owner and past operator of Rich-Master Mines on placer gold claims in a Wilderness Area of Northern California. He has worked as a consulting geologist for Magoon Estate Ltd. He conducted mapping and a geochemical survey to explore mineral potential on the 23,000 acre Guenoc Ranch located in Lake County, CA. Additionally he conducted a water exploration program on the Guenoc Ranch as a part of his academic research. More recently Jim has served as a consulting geologist for Rye Patch Gold.
Jim has a Masters in Geosciences Hydrology/Hydrogeology and a Bachelor of Science degree in Geology from California State University. He is a member of the American Institute of Professional Geologists, Society of Economics Geologists and SME-Society of Mining Engineers. Jim has co-authored and presented numerous professional papers on a variety of geologic topics including impacts of sand and gravel mining.
Dan Bartley, CEO of Ruby Creek commented, "We are excited that Jim has joined our Board of Advisors. He has been to the Gold Plateau Project and is impressed with the large placer deposit area. Jim has a long history exploring and mining placers, which is uncommon among geologists. His experience and advice will be valuable in assisting Ruby Creek to complete exploration and optimize production on the Gold Plateau."
About Ruby Creek Resources, Inc.
Ruby Creek Resources, Inc. (www.rubycreekresources.com) is a gold exploration and mining company. Ruby Creek operates in Tanzania through its subsidiaries, Ruby Creek Gold (Tanzania) Limited and Ruby Creek Resources (Tanzania) Limited. Ruby Creek is the operator of the Tanzania Gold Plateau Project, establishing operations and infrastructure, along with the permitting process in support of the full development and commencement of gold mining operations on the project.
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On behalf of Ruby Creek Resources, Inc.
Chief Executive Officer
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