Trio Appoints New Director

May 29, 2012 in Press Release

NEWS RELEASE DATED May 29, 2012

TRIO GOLD CORP. (TSX-V: TGK, US-Listed: TROOF)

 Trio Gold Corp. (“Trio”) is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms. Torrie Chartier to the Board of Directors effective immediately. Ms. Chartier is a Professional Geologist holding a MSc. from Michigan Technological University and an MBA from the University of Calgary.

Ms. Chartier is an independent geological consultant, who brings to Trio, more than 25 years of experience in the mineral exploration industry. Ms. Chartier has extensive expertise in the exploration for diamonds and has been directly associated with the discovery of numerous kimberlite pipes in the Great Lakes Region of Michigan ,the Northwest Territories , Nunavut and Western Greenland. Ms. Chartier has managed various exploration programs and is a qualified person for the purpose of National Instrument 43-101.

Ms. Chartier will act as the Company’s new Chief Financial Officer replacing Mr. David Bassett who passed away recently after faithfully serving the company in that capacity for many years. David will be greatly missed by everyone in the company.

Ms. Chartier acts as a Board member and the CFO for Uravan Minerals Inc. a public trading company. She also acts as the business manager for a family owned charter helicopter company located in Calgary.

On behalf of the Board of Directors we welcome Ms. Chartier to the Trio team.

Trio Gold Corp. (“Trio”) has agreed to amend its January 28, 2010 exploration agreement covering The Rodeo Creek property, located on the Carlin Trend in Nevada with Amarok Resources Inc. (“Amarok”) under the amended terms Amarok was granted an extension until December 13, 2013 to complete the 5.5 million dollar exploration program (news releases dated February 9, and March 16, 2010). Trio will receive an additional 139,400 restricted Amarok common shares for granting the extension.

The Hotstone Gold Property Option Agreement dated January 6, 2012 between Trio Gold Corp., Gibson and Associates Inc. (“Gibson”) and Coastal Pacific Mining Corp. (“Coastal”) has been terminated.

For further information on the contents of this news release or the activities of the Company, contact Mr. Harry Ruskowsky, President & CEO, at (403) 262-9640.

 

TRIO GOLD CORP.

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