Santa Fe Gold Corporation is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. John White as Vice President and General Manager of its wholly owned subsidiary, the Lordsburg Mining Company, which operates the Summit silver-gold mine and Lordsburg processing facility in southwest New Mexico. Mr. White has over 35 years of diverse mining experience in exploration, project development, construction and operations. A substantial part of his experience has been in New Mexico, where he has held senior management positions with both mining and construction companies. Mr. White holds a B.S. Degree in Geological Sciences from the University of Washington and a M.S. Degree in Geosciences from the University of Arizona.