Prize Mining Announces Changes to theCompany’s Board of Directors

prize mining announces management changes

VANCOUVER, Jan. 2, 2019 /CNW/ – PRIZE MINING CORPORATION (“Prize” or the “Company”)(TSXV : PRZ) (OTCQB:PRZFF) (MQSP:GR:FRANKFURT) wishes to announce the appointment ofMr. José Aviña to the Company’s Board of Directors (the “Board”) effective December 31, 2018.The Company would also like to report the resignation of Mr. Dallas Pretty from the Company’sBoard effective December 31, 2018.


First Mining appoints CEO

first mining appoints CEO

VANCOUVER, BC, CANADA – First Mining Gold Corp. (“First Mining” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that Daniel Wilton has been appointed as the Company’s new Chief Executive Officer (“CEO”), effective as of January 7, 2019. Mr. Wilton replaces Dr. David Shaw, a First Mining director who was appointed as interim CEO in mid-October 2018 until a permanent CEO had been identified. Dr. Shaw will continue to serve as a director of the Company.


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Vancouver, B.C. Almaden Minerals Ltd. (“Almaden” or “the Company”; TSX: AMM; NYSE American: AAU) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Laurence Morris to the position of Vice President Projects and Operations. In this role as an officer of the Company Mr. Morris will be responsible for ongoing predevelopment
engineering and oversight of the Feasibility Study, through construction and production at the Ixtaca gold-silver precious metals project located in Puebla State Mexico. This work will include detailed engineering, mine and strategic planning, project scheduling, contract management, cost control, mining team
assembly and training, supporting early works and permitting with utmost importance placed on safety, environmental management and community engagement and development.


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Azure Minerals Limited (ASX: AZS), (“Azure” or “Company”) is pleased to advise that it has appointed Mr Glenn Jardine as Chief Operating Officer for the Company. Mr Jardine will lead the development of the Company’s flagship Oposura zinc-lead-silver project, located in the northern Mexican state of Sonora.
Mr Jardine is a highly experienced mining executive and has overseen the development of several precious and base metals mining projects from discovery through feasibility and construction to production, including the negotiation of concentrate off-take agreements and project funding arrangements. He has been closely involved with Azure’s project and business development activities in Mexico for approximately the past two years on a consulting basis.
The appointment of Mr Jardine follows Azure’s acquisition of the Oposura Project. Oposura is an advanced-stage, high-grade, massive sulphide-hosted, zinc-lead-silver project where a mineral resource drill-out program is in progress. The Company is concurrently undertaking development studies, including metallurgical testwork, mine design, hydrological and environmental studies.


TORONTO, Nov. 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ – Sierra Metals Inc. (TSX: SMT) (NYSE American: SMTS) (BVL: SMT) (“Sierra Metals” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Jose Alberto Vizquerra-Benavides to its Board of Directors effective immediately.  Mr. Vizquerra will also join the Sierra Metals Audit Committee effective immediately replacing Igor Gonzales who is stepping down from the Audit Committee.

Mr. Vizquerra is currently the Executive Vice President of Strategic Development and a Director at Osisko Mining Inc. Previously, Mr. Vizquerra served as the President & CEO of Oban Mining Corp. (“Oban”), where he led the successful change of business strategy that resulted in Oban’s acquisition of Corona Gold, Eagle Hill Exploration Corp. and Ryan Gold to form what is now Osisko Mining. Mr. Vizquerra previously worked as Head of Business Development for Compania de Minas Buenaventura, prior to which he worked as a production and exploration geologist at the Red Lake gold mine. He is currently a board member of Alio Gold Inc. Mr. Vizquerra holds a M.Sc. from Queens University in MINEX, and is a Qualified Person (AIGP).

J. Alberto Arias, Chairman of Sierra Metals, commented: “We are extremely pleased to have Jose join Sierra Metals Board of Directors. Jose’s experience in Canadian and Latin American Mining Industries makes him a valuable addition to our board.  We believe that Jose’s knowledge contribution will help Sierra Metals realize the considerable growth and strategic opportunities that the Company currently has available at all of its properties.”

San Marco Announces Appointment of Senior Manager and Opens Office in Hermosillo, Mexico

Vancouver, B.C. – November 8th, 2017: San Marco Resources Inc. (SMN: TSX-V) (“San Marco” or “the Company”) announces the appointment of Christian T. Grijalva as Manager of Projects.

Mr. Grijalva will be responsible for managing the Company’s Mexican exploration, including drill target definition at the newly discovered porphyry system at Project 1068, detailed exploration and drill target definition at Chunibas, as well as new property acquisitions.

Robert Willis, CEO of San Marco stated, “I am very pleased to have someone of Chris’ calibre join our team. His geological knowledge and years of experience in the region will be instrumental in advancing our current property portfolio, as well as identifying additional mineral assets”.

Endeavour Silver Appoints New Director of Investor Relations

Vancouver, Canada – November 1, 2017 – Endeavour Silver Corp. (NYSE: EXK; TSX: EDR) announced today the appointment of Galina Meleger as Director of Investor Relations. Ms. Meleger has over 10 years’ diverse experience in investor relations and corporate communications for publicly traded companies in the resource sector. Galina will be working with the senior management team to elevate the visibility of Endeavour Silver in the capital markets in order to maximize shareholder value.

Bradford Cooke, CEO and Director of Endeavour Silver commented, “I am pleased to welcome Galina to our management team. Galina joins our Company at a key juncture as we transition from optimizing mature mines to building new mines. Her experience and skills will assist us in expanding our brand awareness and communicating our strategy to grow production and reduce costs.”

Most recently, Ms. Meleger worked for Newmarket Gold and subsequently Kirkland Lake Gold, as a result of a business combination to form a mid-tier gold mining company with underground gold mines in Canada & Australia, where she was Director of Corporate Communications. Prior to that, Galina worked for KGHM, a Polish based major mining company, in a communications role overseeing the North and South American division, comprising of six mines and three development projects. From 2010 to 2015, Galina worked for Copper Mountain Mining, responsible for investor relations and corporate communications. Galina studied at the British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT), completing a Business Diploma in Financial Management and is a licensed Corporate Social Responsibility practitioner.

Oceanus Announces Appointment of Vice President, Investor Relations and Provides El Tigre Exploration Update

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HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA – October 18, 2017 – Oceanus Resources Corporation (TSXV:OCN and OTCQB:OCNSF) (“Oceanus” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms. Tania Shaw to the position of Vice President, Investor Relations.
Ms. Shaw has held positions in Investor Relations of increasing responsibility in the mining sector for over twelve years. These include positions with Detour Gold Corporation, Primero Mining Corp. and most recently Roxgold Inc. She is a standing member of the Canadian Investor Relations Institute and obtained her Certified Professional Investor Relations (“CPIR”) designation in 2013.
“We are delighted to welcome Tania to the Oceanus team at this important early stage of the Company,” stated Glenn Jessome, President and CEO. “Having Tania on board will allow us to expand our reach to shareholders and the analyst community as we educate the market on the El Tigre property, with the ultimate goal of increasing shareholder value.”