Black Range Minerals Limited (ASX:BLR) Appoints Tony Simpson as New Managing Director
Black Range Minerals Limited (ASX:BLR) Appoints Tony Simpson as New Managing Director
Perth, Dec 22, 2011 AEST (ABN Newswire) - Black Range Minerals Limited (ASX:BLR) is very pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Tony Simpson to the Company's Board of Directors.

Mr. Simpson will immediately assume the position of Managing Director.

Mr. Simpson is a mining engineer with over 40 years industry experience. During his career he has held numerous senior management, technical and operational positions.

For the past two years Mr. Simpson was employed by ASX-listed Peninsula Energy Limited (ASX:PEN) as its Chief Operating Officer. In this position he was directly responsible for the successful exploration and permitting activities at Peninsula's Lance Uranium Project in Wyoming, USA.

The Company believes that the experience and knowledge Mr. Simpson gleaned while working on the Lance Uranium Project will be of considerable benefit to the Company as it takes its Hansen/Taylor Ranch Uranium Project in Colorado, USA, through feasibility studies and mine permitting.

The Company's previous Managing Director, Mike Haynes, will continue to serve on the Company's Board as a Non-executive Director.

The Company is very pleased to welcome Mr. Simpson to the Board.

About Black Range Minerals Limited

Black Range Minerals Limited (ASX:BLR) is an Australian Stock Exchange-listed company focused on growth through acquisition, exploration and development of resources projects.

The Company is focused on advancing the high-grade Taylor Ranch/Hansen Uranium Project in Colorado, USA towards production.

The 100% owned Taylor Ranch Uranium Project contains JORC Code compliant indicated and inferred resources of more than 60 million pounds of U3O8. Immediately adjacent is the Hansen Uranium Project, which the Company recently secured exclusive rights to acquire a 100% interest in. The combined assets comprise one of the largest uranium projects within the USA.

The Company is constantly assessing other investment opportunities, including the acquisition of additional quality projects in the resources sector.



Alan Scott
Black Range Minerals Limited
Ph: +61-8-9481-4920
Fax: +61-8-9226-2027

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