Interra Copper (CSE: IMCX) this morning announced the appointment of a new Chief Executive Officer this morning. The company is to now be helmed by Jason Nickel, an experienced operator within the mining sector.
With the appointment of a permanent CEO, interim President & CEO Dave McMillan will be taking a slight step back from his role with the firm. The company has indicated that he will remain as a director of the company, while assisting the transition to new leadership.
Nickel comes to the company with two and a half decades of experience within the space. With experience in mine operations, project development, engineering and resource company management, among other roles within the space, he appears to be well equipped to helm a junior mining firm.
“After a site visit to the Thane property this past weekend and seeing the multiple high grade showings on the surface, the property clearly has promising upside potential to develop into a premier mining project in the Quesnel Terrane district. I am very pleased to join a great management team and lead the company as CEO.”Jason Nickel, CEO
The company also announced that it has extended its currently ongoing drill program following the completion of the first three drill holes on site. Drilling has taken place at the firms Thane Project in the Cathedral Area on the property, where mineralization thus far is said to be consisting with IP and geochemistry data collected last year. Further details on the expansion were not provided.
Interra Copper last traded at $0.19 on the CSE.
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