LAS VEGAS, March 18, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Rimrock Gold Corp., formerly known as Tucana Lithium Corp. (OTCQB:RMRK) (the "Company"), is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Larry D. Kornze to the Company's Advisory Board. Mr. Kornze, as a member of the Consultant Technical Advisory Board of the Corporation, is responsible for advising the President and Board of Directors with regard to business decisions regarding conduct of the operations of the Corporation as well as toward new corporate acquisitions and joint-venture strategies, and evaluation of the potential worth of mineral properties. Mr. Kornze is having an exceptional career in international gold exploration. He retired from Barrick Gold Corporation as the General Manager of Exploration for Mexico and Central America, and International Evaluations. Prior to working internationally, Larry was the US Exploration Manager for Barrick Gold Exploration Inc. and was responsible for the Goldstrike Mine (+ 30,000,000 ounces gold) and exploration with discoveries at Betze, Meikle, Deepstar, Screamer and Rodeo. Prior to joining Barrick in 1985, Larry held various positions with Newmont and Getty Mining Co. in North America. Mr. Kornze is a Registered Professional Engineer with APEG of B.C., a Geological Engineer, and a Qualified Person under NI 43-101. Larry has more than 40 years of exploration and mining industry experience throughout North, Central, and South America, Europe and Australia, for gold-silver, copper, uranium and other commodities. He has been involved with numerous major and junior mineral exploration and mining companies, and most recently with Goldex Resources Corp. He is a Director of Candente Gold Corp., Dynasty Gold Corp., Duncan Park Holdings, Mexivada Mining Corp., and other companies. He is a Member of the Geological Society of Nevada, the Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration, the BC Chamber of Mines, and the Prospector's and Developer's Association.
"We are delighted that Mr. Larry Kornze has agreed to join our Advisory Board," said Jordan Starkman, President and CEO. "His overall pedigree and the respect he has in the mining industry is a significant asset to Rimrock."The Company's main exploration assets consists of 178 map-designated cells totaling 9,500 hectares named Abigail located in the James Bay, Quebec region of Canada, along with 12 map-designated cells just north of the Abigail property named Lac Kame and 25 map-designated cells named EM-1 totaling approximately 1,960 hectares. The Company also now holds a 100% interest in three Nevada Gold properties named Rimrock, Silver Cloud, and Pony Spur. Rimrock Gold Corp. logo is available at http://www.globenewswire.com/newsroom/prs/?pkgid=17106
CONTACT: Rimrock Gold Corp. Jordan Starkman, CEO www.rimrockgold.com 1-800-854-7970