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Classic Minerals Appoints Mr Klaus Eckhof as Corporate & Technical Advisor

Mining News - Published on Tue, 24 Sep 2019

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The Directors of Classic Minerals Limited announced the appointment of Mr Klaus Eckhof as a Corporate and Technical Advisor, effective immediately. Mr Eckhof will be advising the Company on its Forrestania Gold Project generally and on the Kat Gap Project in particular. Mr Eckhof is a geologist with more than 25 years of experience developing mineral deposits throughout the globe including Africa.

Mr Eckhof worked for Mount Edon Gold Mines Ltd as Business Development Manager before it was acquired by Canadian mining company Teck. In 1994, he founded Spinifex Gold Ltd and Lafayette Mining Ltd, both of which successfully delineated gold and base metal deposits. In late 2003, Mr Eckhof founded Moto Goldmines which acquired the Moto Gold Project in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Mr Eckhof and his team delineated more than 20 million ounces of gold and delivered a feasibility study within four years from the commencement of exploration. Moto Goldmines was subsequently acquired by Randgold Resources, who poured first gold in September 2013. Mr Eckhof was also formerly Executive Chairman of AVZ Minerals Ltd. AVZ is a mineral exploration company focused on developing the Manono Project, located in the south of the DRC. The Manono Project has the largest JORC Measured and Indicated Lithium hard rock resource globally. Mr Eckhof was instrumental in identifying the Bisie Tin deposit located in the DRC, one of the largest and most significant tin deposits in the world, which was acquired by TSX-V listed Alphamin Resources Corp.

Mr Eckhof's appointment adds technical and international fund-raising expertise to the Company as it expands its exploration programs at Forrestania Gold Project generally and on the Kat Gap Project in particular. Mr Eckhof will be responsible for marketing the Company and its projects throughout North America and Europe.

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Posted By : Ratan Singh on Tue, 24 Sep 2019
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