SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic, Oct. 1, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Santo Mining Corp. (OTCBB:SANP), (the "Company"), has announced the appointment of Michael O'Kelly BA, MBA as the Company's project manager. Mr. O'Kelly has worked in the mining industry for over 20 years, with experience including participation in the exploration of potential mineral deposits in northern Chile.
Within the Dominican Republic, Mr. O'Kelly acted as administrator for the construction of a rock salt mine in Barahona, with Vamincor Dominicana SA, and has assisted in the exploration for Newmont Mining Corporation across the island. He played a key role in the construction of Barrick Gold's Pueblo Viejo mine from its feasibility studies to complete construction. His responsibilities included permitting, Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA), geotechnical drilling, government and community liaison and project management. Mr. O'Kelly was recently awarded an MBA from the Canadian University Québec a Montréal (UQAM).
About Santo Mining Corporation
Santo Mining Corporation is an aggressive junior minerals exploration and development company, based in the Dominican Republic. The Company is actively pursuing acquiring and exploring of properties, which are strategically located in the prolific and highly prospective Hispaniola Gold-Copper Back-Arc area in the Dominican Republic. A detailed description of the Company's activities is available at SantoMining.com.
Further information on the Company and its filings can be found at www.sec.gov
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