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Monday 09 November, 2009

Titanium Resources

Mark Button joins Titanium Re

RNS Number : 1813C
Titanium Resources Group Ltd
09 November 2009

Mark Button joins Titanium Resources Group as COO 

9 November 2009: Titanium Resources Group ("TRG" or "the Company") is pleased to announce that Mark Button has now joined TRG as Chief Operating Officer.

Prior to joining TRG, Mr. Button spent 12 years at Anglo American Plc, including 4 years as Mineral Resources Manager at Anglo Base Metals' Namakwa Sands heavy mineral sands deposit.  In his role at Namakwa Sands Mr. Button was responsible for managing operational and capital expenditure budgets, overseeing the mine planning, exploration and mineralogy departments as well as being the lead competent person for the operation.

In total Mr. Button has over 22 years experience of working in Africa in a variety of mining and geological roles. Most recently he was Regional Geological Resources Manager at Anglo Coal's Witbank Coalfields in South Africa.  Additionally, Mr. Button has a Masters Degree from the University of the Free State (SA) in Mineral Resource Management.

 John Sisay, Chief Executive of TRG said:

 "On behalf of the Board I would like to welcome Mark to TRG and I look forward to working closely with him in the future.   

"I am convinced that Mark's significant mineral sands expertise and operational experience will enable us to continue to deliver the ongoing operational turn-around at Sierra Rutile whilst also reinvigorating our exploration programme.  Furthermore, Mark's experience of managing capital expenditure programmes will enable him to make a significant contribution to our plans to expand production at Sierra Rutile."


For further information: 

Titanium Resources Limited

John Sisay, Chief Executive 

Walter Kansteiner, Non-executive Chairman 

Tel: +44 (0) 207 321 0000 

Arbuthnot Securities 

Nominated Adviser & Broker

John Prior  

Tel: +44 (0) 20 7012 2000


Aura Financial

Michael Oke / Andy Mills

Tel: +44 (0) 207 321 0000 

Titanium Resources Group 

Titanium Resources Group operates the Sierra Rutile mine in the Republic of Sierra Leone, through its subsidiary Sierra Rutile Limited. The Group is the country's largest private sector employer and produces rutile and ilmenite for use in industrial applications. The Group's operations historically accounted for over 65 per cent of the exports of Sierra Leone.

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