Vancouver, B.C. – April 9, 2013 – Highbank Resources Ltd. (TSX.V: HBK), (the "Company") is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. James H. Place, P.Geo., to the Board of Directors.
Mr. Place is a professional geoscientist with more than 25 years of experience in the aggregate and engineering fields. He has worked on all phases of aggregate projects from exploration and planning through to testing, development, marketing, production and reclamation throughout northern and coastal British Columbia.
Mr. Place has held positions with government, engineering companies, and environmental consulting companies. Included are Levelton Consultants Ltd. of Richmond, B.C. as an Aggregate Geologist; Uplands Resources Inc. –Vice President Exploration and Quality Control; and ECL Environment Solutions, responsible for rock quarry and gravel pit evaluations, permitting and development planning; to name a few. His experience includes carrying out professional analysis and providing leadership for aggregate project development and construction engineering related to civil works and major infrastructure projects.
Mr. Place received a Bachelor of Science degree in Physical Geography from the University of Victoria (B.C.) in 1983. Mr. Place is a registered professional geoscientist with the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia.
Mr. Place’s appointment significantly enhances our board expertise and the Company welcomes his knowledge and experience as we continue to move forward in advancing our Swamp Point North, Portland Canal, B.C. aggregate project towards commercial production.
On Behalf of the Board of Directors of
HIGHBANK RESOURCES LTD.
"Victor N. Bryant"
Victor N. Bryant,
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