TORONTO, February 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
Duluth Metals Limited (" Duluth") ("Duluth Metals") (TSX: DM) (TSX:DM.U) is pleased to announce that Twin Metals Minnesota, LLC ("TMM") has appointed Mr. Kelly J. Osborne as interim Vice President of Project Development for the Twin Metals Minnesota Project in north-eastern Minnesota.
Kelly Osborne, who currently serves as COO for Duluth Metals, has been seconded to TMM by Duluth. He brings 30 years of mining industry experience in the United States and Indonesia with major U.S. based mining companies including Freeport-McMoRan, Vulcan Materials and Stillwater Mining Company.
Kelly will provide interim leadership for the Twin Metals project development effort currently underway as a joint venture between Duluth Metals and Antofagasta plc. TMM is currently undertaking a pre-feasibility study which includes completing a conceptual study of mining and processing alternatives focused on determining the best scenario to move the Twin Metals Minnesota Project forward.About Duluth Metals Limited Duluth Metals Limited is committed to acquiring, exploring and developing copper, nickel and platinum group metal (PGM) deposits. Duluth Metals has a joint venture with Antofagasta plc on the Twin Metals Project, located within the rapidly emerging Duluth Complex mining camp in north-eastern Minnesota. The Duluth Complex hosts one of the world's largest undeveloped repositories of copper, nickel and PGMs, including the world's third largest accumulation of nickel sulphides, and one of the world's largest accumulations of polymetallic copper and platinum group metals. Aside from the joint venture, Duluth Metals retains a 100% position on approximately 40,000 acres of mineral interests on exploration properties adjacent to and nearby the Twin Metals Minnesota LLC joint venture. About Twin Metals Minnesota LLC