Pierre O’Dowd joins Opus One Resources management and Technical Team

MONTREAL, Feb. 28, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — OPUS ONE Resources Inc. (the “Company” or “OPUS ONE”) – (TSX Venture:OOR), is pleased to announce that Pierre O’Dowd, P. Geo. has joined its management team and will act as Technical Advisor.

M. O’Dowd graduated from the Geology department of the Montreal University in 1978.  He has accumulated more than 40 years of experience in mining exploration and development.  He has contributed to many discoveries and mine developments projects while working with companies such as Soquem, Falconbridge Copper, Noranda, Breakwater Resources, Cambior as well as junior companies.  He has worked in 15 different countries, especially in South America, and is familiar with numerous deposit types such as VMS, mesothermal and epithermal gold and silver, porphyry copper and replacement orebodies, lithium, Iron-Vanadium and coal.

Mr. O’Dowd has been vice-president and president of junior companies for many years.  He is a member of the Order of Professional Geologist of Quebec and is a Qualified Person under NI 43-101. He has produced or contributed to more than twenty-five NI43-101 technical reports.

Mr. O’Dowd stated “I am very excited to join such a highly experienced and dedicated exploration team.  Opus Ones’ properties are favorably located in very prospective mining districts in Quebec and preliminary results obtained by the company so far are very promising.  Our immediate goal is to develop our projects into significant gold discoveries which could deliver, in the medium term, gold resources.”

Mr. Louis Morin, CEO, states: “We are pleased to welcome Mr. O’Dowd in our technical team as he possesses a broad field experience in the specific areas where Opus One is active. His insights and inputs will provide us with a good complement to Tony Brisson’s work. “

Opus One will be at the Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) Convention, located in the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Toronto, Canada from March 4th to 7th. Our technical team will be happy to meet you at booth 2125.

About OPUS ONE Resources Inc.

Opus One Resources Inc. is a mining exploration company focused on discovering high quality gold and base metals deposits within strategically located properties in proven mining camps, close to existing mines in the Abitibi Greenstone Belt, north-western Quebec and north-eastern Ontario – one of the most prolific gold mining areas in the world. Opus One holds assets in Val-d’Or, Matagami and Chibougamau areas. Opus controls a 90% to 100% interest in the following projects:

  • Bachelor Extension property is adjacent to Metanor Resources Inc.- Bachelor Gold Mine,
  • Vezza Extension and Vezza North are located few kilometers West and North of Nottaway Resources’ Vezza Mine.
  • Courvillle (90%) property is located east of Val D’Or.

In addition, Opus One detains the right to earn a 100% interest in three highly prospective properties, all of which are easily accessible by a network of all season roads. They are as follows:

  • Fecteau property, located in the Urban-Barry greenstone belt, east of Osisko Mining’s Windfall Lake deposit, currently one of the most active exploration area in Canada;
  • Winwin property, located directly North of Iamgold’s Monster Lake property, and
  • Grizzly property, located 40 kilometers north-west of the city of Chapais in a similar geological setting to Northern Superior’s Croteau East project.

Forward-Looking Statements

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For more information, please contact:

Louis Morin, CEO & Director 
T (514) 591-3988

Michael W. Kinley, CPA, CA
President, CFO & Director
T (902) 826-1579
F  (902) 826-2550
C  (902) 402-0388

Visit Opus One’s website: www.OpusOneResources.com