VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - April 30, 2012) - Starcore International Mines Ltd. (the "Company") (TSX:SAM) is pleased to announce that Dr. Peter Megaw, Consulting Geologist has accepted the lead position in Starcore's Technical Advisory Board.
Dr. Megaw, C.P.G. is President of INDEX/Cascabel and co-founder of Cascabel and MAG Silver Corporation, a company focused on projects located within the Mexican Silver Belt. He has a Ph.D. n geology from the University of Arizona and more than 34 years of relevant experience focused on silver and gold exploration in Mexico. He is a certified Professional Geologist by the American Institute of Professional Geologists and an Arizona Registered geologist. Dr. Megaw has been instrumental in a number of mineral discoveries in Mexico including new ore bodies at existing mines, Excellon Resources' Platosa Mine, and MAG Silver's Juanicipio-Fresnillo, Zacatecas; Platosa, Durango; and Cinco de Mayo-Pozo Seco, Chihuahua. He and his associates also put together the Mexican property portfolio now held by Revolution Resources Corp. and arranged the acquisition of X-Strata's Latin American holdings by Linear Gold. Dr. Megaw has served on the Board of MAG Silver since 2005, Candente Gold since 2009 and Minaurum Gold since 2010. Dr. Megaw was awarded the Society of Mining Engineers 2012 Robert M. Dreyer Award for excellence in Applied Economic Geology and the Carnegie Mineralogical Medal for 2009. He is the author of numerous scientific publications on ore deposits and is a frequent speaker at academic and international exploration conferences.
"We are extremely excited about the technical advisory team we have put together," said Robert Eadie, CEO and Interim President of Starcore. "We welcome Dr. Megaw as the lead member of this team. He will be working with the other members of the Technical Advisory Board to lead Starcore's exploration program to new discoveries and will continue to elevate our production levels at our San Martin Mine."
ON BEHALF OF STARCORE INTERNATIONAL MINES LTD.
Robert Eadie, Executive Chairman, Interim President and Chief Executive OfficerThe Toronto Stock Exchange has not reviewed nor does it accept responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this press release.