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Metallica Minerals Limited (ASX:MLM) Appoints Barry Casson As Independent Director
Metallica Minerals Limited (ASX:MLM) Appoints Barry Casson As Independent Director

Brisbane, Dec 1, 2010 AEST (ABN Newswire) - Metallica Minerals Limited (googlechartASX:MLM) is pleased to announce the appointment of Brisbane-based experienced finance and resources executive, Mr Barry Casson, as an independent non-executive Director of the Company effective from 1 December 2010. Mr. Casson will also act as Independent Chairman of the Company's Audit and Risk Committee.

Mr Casson has been appointed following Mr Peter Nicholson's decision at the Company's recent Annual General Meeting not to stand for re-election. Mr Casson has more than 40 years experience in accounting, finance and general management initially, then with a number of listed and unlisted companies, primarily in the resources industry. He is a Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants and the Australian Institute of Company Directors. Mr Casson is currently a nonexecutive Director of Archipelago Metals Limited (an unlisted Public Company) and Finance Director/Company Secretary of Cloncurry Metals Limited (googlechartASX:CLU).

Metallica Managing Director, Mr Andrew Gillies, said "We welcome Mr Casson's appointment, and believe it will strengthen our Board and Management as the Company and its flagship NORNICO nickel-cobalt-scandium project in North Queensland moves towards its next phase of development. Barry has extensive experience in the Australian resource industry, and in the financing of resource projects - skill sets that will be a real contributor progressing the development of NORNICO and Metallica's other resource interests and investments."

Contact

Andrew Gillies
Managing Director
Metallica Minerals Limited
Tel: +61-07-3249-3000



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