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Black Range Minerals Reports Passing Of Tony Simpson

Black Range Minerals (ASX: BLR) has advised with deep regret that is its managing director Tony Simpson has passed away late on 21 September 2012.

"On behalf of my fellow directors, our staff, and all the members of our project team I extend our deepest sympathies to Tony's family," chairman Alan Scott said.

"On behalf of my fellow directors, our staff, and all the members of our project team I extend our deepest sympathies to Tony's family," chairman Alan Scott said.

Simpson joined Black Range in December 2011 and brought a huge amount of drive and energy to the company and assembled a first class, experienced team of professionals to advance the company's projects through the development phase.

Scott said he always believed that people made projects happen and that a strong team was vital.

Black Range has appointed chief financial officer Mike Drew as the interim chief executive officer and will make an announcement regarding ongoing management in the coming days.

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