VANCOUVER, BC--(Marketwired - June 05, 2017) - Red Eagle Exploration Limited (TSX VENTURE: XR)("XR") is pleased to announce David Thomas has been appointed Vice President Exploration. Mr. Thomas is a geologist with over twenty years of experience in the minerals industry, managing and conducting exploration programs from grass roots through to advanced stage exploration and feasibility stage projects. Since 2005, Mr. Thomas worked as a consultant mineral resource geologist with AMEC in their Vancouver office and since 2012 as an independent mineral resource geologist. Prior to 2005, he worked in southeastern Europe for Dundee Precious Metals, Navan Mining and TVX Gold.

Mr. Thomas speaks fluent Spanish and is a registered professional geologist in British Columbia (P. Geo.) and a Qualified Person under CIM and JORC codes. Mr. Thomas holds a B.Sc. (Hons) in Geology from the University of Durham and a M.Sc. in Mineral Exploration from the Royal School of Mines, London.

About Red Eagle Exploration

XR is a precious metals exploration and development corporation majority owned by gold producer Red Eagle Mining Corporation. XR has an experienced exploration and mine development team focused on building shareholder value through acquiring and developing high grade gold and silver projects with low costs and low technical risks in Colombia, a jurisdiction with prolific historic production but until recently limited modern exploration. XR owns 100% of the Vetas Gold, California Gold and Santa Ana Silver Projects, which consist of numerous historic and existing mines and where exploration is currently underway to delineate high-grade vein resources exploitable by modern underground mining.

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Contact Information:

For further information, please contact Ian Slater, Chief Executive Officer or:
Patrick Balit
Vice President Corporate Development
Red Eagle Mining Corporation
Suite 2348 - 666 Burrard Street
Vancouver, BC, V6C 2X8
+1 778 372 2558