– CANADA, Vancouver – Mountain Boy Minerals Ltd (TSX: MTB | FRA: M9UA) today announced the appointment of Ben Whiting to its Board of Directors.
“We are delighted to have Ben join our team. He brings a wealth of exploration experience, including enormous success with deposits very much like those being pursued by Mountain Boy.” said Lawrence Roulston, CEO.
About Ben Whiting
Mr. Ben Whiting is a professional geoscientist with more than 40 years of experience in the international mining industry. He has worked for both major & junior companies, managing a wide range of operations from exploration through to mine development. He has acted as a special advisor on the mining industry matters to government agencies, the World Bank, and is a past Adjunct Professor of Queen’s University in the Geological Sciences & Mining Engineering departments. Ben is an “Economic Geology” medal award winner and the 2008 IAC “Explorer of the Year” for his role in the discovery of the giant La Preciosa Silver-Gold Deposit in Durango, Mexico. In 2015, he was chosen as a “Distinguished Science Alumnus” by his alma mater, the University of British Columbia, where he received B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees. He is a member of the Engineers & Geoscientists British Columbia, Professional Geoscientists Ontario, La Asociación de Ingenieros de Minas Metalurgistas y Geólogos de México, the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum and a Fellow and past guest editor for the Society of Economic Geologists. In 2019, Ben was awarded a “Knight – Chevalier” by the International Order of St. George for his past military and volunteer service.
Currently, in conjunction with his Director’s position with Mountain Boy Minerals Ltd., Ben Whiting serves as VP Exploration for Orex Minerals Inc. and Barsele Minerals Corp. in the Belcarra Group.
Mr. Whiting commented: “I am excited by the exploration potential of the Mountain Boy projects and look forward to working with management and the technical team to advance these projects.”
For more information: https://www.mountainboyminerals.ca
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