Vancouver, British Columbia: May 24, 2006 – Galway Resources Ltd. (GWY: TSX-V) (“Galway”) is pleased to announce that Bob Morrell has joined Galway Resources as Vice President of Project Development. Mr. Morrell will be in charge of the day to day activities at Indian Springs, and will report directly to Marshall Himes the Chief Operating Officer of Galway Resources.
“I am very pleased to have Bob join Galway Resources in the capacity of V.P. Project Development. Bob is a needed addition to the management team as we move ahead with the field program of drilling, resource delineation, and metallurgical testing on the Indian Springs tungsten project. Bob brings with him the valuable skills developed after many years of exploration, development, and mine operations experience in North & South America. Consequently, he is well qualified to manage Galway’s team of professionals toward the goal of advancing Indian Springs toward the pre-feasibility stage by year- end.” stated Marshall Himes, the COO of Galway.
Mr. Morrell comes to Galway Resources with over twenty-seven years experience in the mining industry. He began his career as an exploration geologist in 1979 and spent fifteen years exploring for molybdenum and gold in Alaska, Nevada, southern California and Mexico for Amax Exploration and its successors, Amax Gold and Cyprus-Amax. He has made major contributions towards discovery and development of new deposits at True North in Alaska and at the Guanaco Mine in Chile. Since 1984, he has held positions at open-pit mines for Kinross Gold in Alaska and at underground mines for Queenstake Resources at Jerritt Canyon in Nevada. During this period, which spanned the construction phases of the Fort Knox and True North mines, he was responsible for various aspects of mine geology, reserve estimation, resource expansion and district-wide exploration. Mr. Morrell graduated from Stanford University in 1978 with a B.S. in Geology and M.S. in Petrology.
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