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TriMetals Mining appoints Mr Eric as new president

Mining News - Published on Thu, 18 Jan 2018

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TriMetals Mining Inc announced that appointment of Mr Eric H Edwards as its President & Chief Executive Officer and a director of the Company. The Company also announces the retirement of Company founder Ralph Fitch as a director and officer of the Company after a 53 year career as a geologist. Mr. Fitch has led the Company and its predecessors since inception in 1994. These changes were effective January 15, 2018.

Mr Robert van Doorn, Chairman of the Board of TMI said that "We express our thanks to Ralph Fitch for his service to the Company through the years. Ralph's contributions were vital in acquiring our exciting Gold Springs and Escalones projects. We wish Ralph the best in his retirement."

Mr. van Doorn further stated that "We welcome Eric Edwards to the Company and look forward to the next stages of growth and development at Gold Springs and Escalones. Mr. Edwards brings more than 30 years of professional experience in gold exploration, mine operations, corporate development and finance to TriMetals. The Company remains well positioned with an experienced international exploration team, energetic management and diversity of directors to capitalize on gold exploration and strategic growth."

Mr. Edwards has worked for major and junior public companies with projects in Canada, the United States, Ecuador, Myanmar, Kazakhstan, Argentina and Peru. He most recently served as President & CEO of Lupaka Gold Corp. where he directed that company through its IPO, and guided growth through its strategic corporate acquisition of Andean American Gold Corp.

Mr. Edwards other past corporate positions include President of Ventura Gold Corp. that was acquired by International Minerals Inc., Vice President & CFO of Andean Resources which was acquired by Goldcorp, Vice President & CFO of Queenstake Resources which was acquired by Yukon Nevada Gold. Mr. Edwards was CFO for Ivanhoe Mines, joining the company while still private and taking it through its IPO on the TSX, project debt financing, copper offtake and corporate acquisitions.

Mr. Edwards professional experience includes more than 15 years in open-pit and underground mines in various operations capacities with Kinross, TVX Gold, Minorco, Rio Tinto, and Nerco Minerals. including Mine Manager at the underground TVX Gold Mineral Hill Mine in Montana.

Mr. Edwards has a B.S. (Honours) in Geology from Utah State University and an Masters in Business Administration from University of Utah

Meanwhile, TriMetals Mining Inc. is a growth focused mineral exploration company creating value through the exploration and development of the prospective Gold Springs gold-silver project in Utah and Nevada USA, and the Escalones copper-gold porphyry deposit in Chile. The Company combines a track record of discovery and advancement of large projects, mining and exploration supportive jurisdictions, low political risk areas, key operational and process expertise, and a focus on community relations and sustainable development. Management has extensive experience in the global exploration and mining industry.

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Posted By : Rabi Wangkhem on Thu, 18 Jan 2018
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