Kerr Mines strengthens executive team with appointment of VP Projects and Mine General Manager

by Keith Powell
The high-grade Copperstone Gold Mine is located in western Arizona, in the United States.

The high-grade Copperstone Gold Mine is located in western Arizona, in the United States. — Photo courtesy Kerr Mines Inc.

Kerr Mines Inc. (TSX:KER) (OTC:KERMF) (FRA:7AZ1) (“Kerr” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. David Thomas as Vice President of Projects and Copperstone Mine General Manager. This key addition to the Kerr Mines executive management team is central to the Company’s core strategy of moving into production in 2019.

Mr. Thomas is an Engineer with over 30 years’ experience in the mining industry, specifically in constructing and moving mines into production. He has held key roles in constructing mines such as the Kupol Mine for Bema Gold (now Kinross Gold), Fort Knox and Kubaka mines for Kinross Gold, Kensington and Palmarejo mines for Coeur Mining, Hope Bay for Newmont and Pogo and Red Dog for Cominco (now Teck Resources).

In addition, on May 22 the Company also released and filed its NI 43-101 technical report which can be found on SEDAR and Kerr Mines Investor Information web-page.

“On the heels of the successful 2017 Exploration Program and the positive results of the 2018 Preliminary Feasibility Study, the addition of David to the team provides a catalyst towards the goal of full gold production by the end of 2019,” said Martin Kostuik, President Kerr Mines. “David’s accomplishments in the areas of engineering, procurement and construction management in the mining industry are second to none. David also brings an array of experience to compliment his capital project skills including permitting, financing, mine operations and business development.”

Please see SEDAR and for recent filing of Q3 Financial Statements and MD&A for the three and nine months ended March 31, 2018.

About Kerr Mines Inc.

Kerr Mines is a North American gold development and exploration company currently advancing the 100% owned, fully permitted past-producing Copperstone Mine project to production. Copperstone is a high-grade gold project located along a detachment fault mineral belt in mining-friendly Arizona. The project demonstrates significant upside exploration potential within a 4,775 hectare (11,800 acres) land package that includes a production history of over 500,000 ounces of gold.

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