August 29, 2016 - Vancouver, B.C. - Northern Vertex Mining Corp. (TSX.V: NEE) (the "Company") announces the appointment of Christopher Park, CPA, CGA as its new Chief Financial Officer, effective September 1st. Mr. Park has several years' experience in senior financial positions in the mining industry, including Corporate Controller for a mid-tier producing mining company which recently completed a major mine project in British Columbia. He will play a key role as Northern Vertex moves to its next stage of corporate development as it prepares to commence construction of commercial scale operations at its 100% owned, 5,000 tonnes per day, open pit, heap leach, Moss Mine gold/silver project in Western Arizona.
The Company also announces the resignation of Ed Duda as Chief Financial Officer of the Company, effective August 31st. Ed is leaving to pursue alternative career opportunities going forward. The Company thanks Ed Duda for his contributions over the past four years and for his efforts in assisting with last year's Feasibility Study, the Patriot Arbitration and the successful purchase of Patriot's 30% interest in the Moss Mine Project, achievements which have laid the foundation for the Company to move to the next phase in its development. Mr. Duda will remain as a consultant to the Company and will assist with the transition to the new CFO.
Dick Whittington, President and CEO, commented: "We welcome Chris onto the team at this pivotal moment for Northern Vertex, as we start the transition to becoming a near-term producer. Chris brings recent mine building experience, skill sets and competencies that have been stress tested through the mine building process as well as great energy to the mission. In the meantime, we appreciate Ed's past contributions and wish him continued success in his future endeavours. The Company has an exciting year ahead of it and I am pleased to be putting the building blocks in place to ensure we meet our deliverables going forward."
About Northern Vertex: Northern Vertex Mining Corp. is a Canadian exploration and mining company focused on the reactivation of its 100% owned Moss Mine Gold/Silver Project located in NW Arizona, USA. The Moss Mine Gold-Silver Project is an epithermal, brecciated, low sulphidation quartz-calcite vein and stockwork system which extends over a strike length of 1,400 meters and has been drill tested to depths of 370 meters vertically. It is a potential heap leach, open pit project that has been advanced to the Feasibility Study stage that demonstrates the project to be a low Capex, high margin, high rate of return project, located in one of the world's premier mining jurisdictions. The Company's management comprises an experienced management team with a strong background in all aspects of exploration, development, operations and financing of mining projects worldwide. The Company is focused on working effectively and respectfully with our stakeholders in the vicinity of the historical Moss Mine and enhancing the capacity of the local communities in the area.
ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD OF NORTHERN VERTEX
"J.R.H. (Dick) Whittington"
President & CEO
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2016 number 18