VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Feb. 12, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — ATHA Energy Corp. (CSE: SASK) (FRA: X5U) (OTCQB: SASKF) (“ATHA” or the “Company”), holder of the largest uranium exploration portfolio in two of the highest-grade uranium districts in the world, is pleased to announce that it has appointed Cliff Revering as Vice President Exploration, effective February 14, 2023, and Karina Tyne as Director of Corporate Affairs of the Company, effective February 12, 2023.
Troy Boisjoli, CEO of ATHA commented, “ATHA is very privileged to welcome Mr. Revering and Ms. Tyne to the ATHA team at what we believe is an exciting inflection point for the Company during a time of unprecedented macroeconomic strength in the uranium market. At ATHA, our people are one of the primary cornerstones of our execution strategy, and the addition of Mr. Revering and Ms. Tyne – who have been a part of some of the most significant uranium assets in the world – equips our team with a unique depth of expertise that further positions the Company to unlock value across our exciting foundation of assets.”
Mr. Revering, P.Eng., brings over 28 years of experience in the mining sector, encompassing grass-roots exploration, project evaluation and development, and mine operations. Mr. Revering has extensive uranium expertise spanning North America, Australia, and Africa, and has worked on nearly every major uranium deposit within Canada. Throughout his career, Mr. Revering has served as a Qualified Person related to mineral resources on uranium projects within the Athabasca Basin and Africa, including his role as Chief Geologist at Cameco’s Cigar Lake Uranium Mine during the first five years of mine operations, where Mr. Revering was responsible for managing the geology, geotechnical, and ground freezing departments.
Ms. Tyne, P.Geo., brings a unique blend of experience gained over 16 years in the mining sector including Indigenous engagement, corporate management, as well as exploration and mine geology working on some of the world’s highest-grade uranium deposits, including Cameco’s McArthur River. Dedicated to responsible resource development, Ms. Tyne led community and Indigenous engagement at NexGen Energy, where she played an integral role in the successful negotiation and execution of collaboration agreements with several Indigenous nations. With a diverse and extensive range of experience, Ms. Tyne has managed the development of numerous internal processes and systems through times of both rapid growth and immense regulatory change, including leading the development and implementation of a professional practice management plan for Teck Resources Limited, one of BC’s largest employers of engineers and geoscientists.
ATHA also announces that Doug Adams will transition from VP, Exploration to Director of Basin Exploration and continue to spearhead critical ongoing exploration work within the Company.
ATHA is a mineral exploration company focused on the acquisition, exploration, and development of mineral resource properties. ATHA holds the largest cumulative exploration package in each of the Athabasca Basin and Thelon Basin, two of the world’s most prominent basins for uranium discoveries, with 6.4 million total acres along with a 10% carried interest portfolio of claims in the Athabasca Basin operated by NexGen Energy Ltd. and Iso Energy Ltd.
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