Vancouver | February 7, 2018 | Sun Metals Corp. (the “Company”) announces the appointment of Ian Neill P.Geo., BSC (Hon) as Vice President Exploration. Mr. Neill has responsibility for the Company’s exploration work and field programs including the flagship Stardust project in northcentral British Columbia.
Ian Neill is a registered professional geologist with over 25 years of experience in leadership and discovery, working throughout the Americas exploring for base metals, gold and diamonds. Ian has extensive experience working in northern and remote conditions with both major and junior mining companies. As project manager of the Wolfden Resources High Lake project in Nunavut, he led the team which was awarded the 2003 PDAC Prospector of the Year award for the discovery of the West Zone VMS deposit (18mT). Mr. Neill also managed the MMG discovery of the High Lake East VMS deposit (5mT) in Nunavut in 2012 and was part of the Kennecott Canada discovery team at the Diavik Diamond project. Ian obtained a B.Sc. (hons.) degree in Geology from the University of British Columbia in 1992. Mr. Neill’s most recent experience was as Canadian Exploration manager for the Australian based mid-tier miner MMG, which included time seconded to the Global Zinc team evaluating CRD deposits in Peru.
Steve Robertson, President and CEO stated “We are very pleased to have a seasoned exploration professional with such an impressive track record join the Sun Metals team. Ian’s contribution will be key to the upcoming exploration season and the Company’s continued growth in the years to come.”
About Sun Metals
Sun Metals is a private Vancouver based exploration company supported by a depth of experienced and successful management and board, focused on delivering value to shareholders through discovery. Sun Metals and North Bluff Capital (NEX: NBK.H) (“North Bluff”), announced on January 24, 2018, the signing of a letter of intent outlining the general terms and conditions with respect to the acquisition by North Bluff of all the issued and outstanding share capital of Sun Metals, as North Bluff’s qualifying transaction.
Sun Metals is advancing its flagship Stardust project located in northcentral British Columbia, Canada. Stardust is a polymetallic Carbonate Replacement Deposit with a rich history. Sun Metals believes B.C. is a reliable jurisdiction with excellent exposure to capital markets, a deep pool of exploration professionals, a wealth of supporting services, and exceptional infrastructure with direct access to Pacific markets.
Please see the corporate presentation available on Sun Metal’s website at www.SunMetals.ca.
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