VAL-D’OR, Québec, March 06, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- International Prospect Ventures Ltd. (TSX-V:IZZ) (the “Company”) is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Scott Jobin-Bevans as Vice President, Exploration, effective March 5, 2018. He is also a director of the Company and will now contribute his expertise to both roles.
Dr. Jobin-Bevans has almost 30 years in the mineral exploration business and more than 17 years of direct experience with public and private companies as an officer, director and technical advisor including involvement with taking several private companies public. Scott is the President & CEO, Director and Principal Geoscientist at Caracle Creek International Consulting Inc., an international geological and geophysical consulting group which he co-founded in 2001. Dr. Jobin-Bevans is a registered geoscientist with the Association of Professional Geoscientists of Ontario (APGO), an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Geology, Lakehead University, and a certified Project Management Professional (PMP). He has a wide range of exploration experience in many commodities with expertise in base metals, magmatic sulphides (Ni-Cu-Co; PGEs), gold, silver, copper, LCT pegmatites, and vanadium. Dr. Jobin-Bevans served as the President (2010-2012), a Director (2002-2010), and is a Past President of the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada (PDAC). In 2013, he was awarded the Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Medal in recognition of his significant contribution and achievements as a volunteer in the Canadian minerals industry.
Scott is joined by Glenn Mullan, CEO of the Company who has over 40 years of experience in the mining industry and other board members; Dr. Robert Valliant who has extensive mineral exploration and mine development experience in Canada and Nevada and has spent over 20 years of his career exploring in Australia; Jens Zinke, a mining engineer with a Ph.D. in geophysics; and Andrew Pepper a seasoned finance professional.
International Prospect Ventures holds rights to 8 tenements totalling more than 927 square kilometres in the Marble Bar and Nullagine districts of Western Australia where exciting new conglomerate-hosted gold discoveries have been made, led by Novo Resources. The tenements have been recommended for grant by the Western Australian Department of Mines and are now going through Aboriginal title process. The Company has signed 3 important agreements with Aboriginal groups as part of this process and is awaiting their formal approval and grant of the tenements.
For additional information, please contact:
Glenn J. Mullan
2864 chemin Sullivan
Val-d’Or, Québec J9P 0B9
Tel.: 819-824-2808, x 204
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Source:International Prospect Ventures Ltd.