VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Feb. 15, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — IDM Mining Ltd. (TSX-V:IDM) (OTCQB:IDMMF) (“IDM” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce an expanded marketing team, with the appointment of Vanessa Pickering as Manager of Corporate Communications and Development. In this role, Ms. Pickering will work closely with the board and management of IDM to implement progressive communications and marketing/outreach programs that align stakeholders with the exploration and potential development of the Red Mountain Underground Gold Project. Additionally, the Company has retained Ryan Pownall as Junior Investor Relations Coordinator.
“We are thrilled to have Vanessa join our management team. She will significantly contribute to our marketing and communications strategy, our exploration and project financing efforts, as well as our community and industry relations,” said Robert McLeod, President and CEO of IDM. “She is highly regarded and experienced within the junior mining sector with an impressive network of retail and institutional investors.”
Vanessa Pickering, Manager Corporate Communications and Development
Ms. Pickering has over 14 years of experience in the exploration and mining industry with a focus on northern projects. Most recently, Ms. Pickering worked in corporate communications with the executive team of ATAC Resources Ltd. During her seven years at ATAC, she was responsible for the creation and planning of all marketing activities and acted as one of the main points of contact between the company and the market. Ms. Pickering has also worked closely with governments, communities, first nations and indigenous groups and is a strong supporter of active and ongoing consultation. She has created and maintained a current, robust and global network in the global mining and financial community.
Prior to ATAC, Ms. Pickering managed corporate communications for Laurentian Goldfields Ltd. and for StrataGold Corporation (sold to Victoria Gold Corp.). Ms. Pickering has worked closely with public company board and management teams to secure analyst coverage, assist with equity financings and implement internal procedures to ensure open and transparent communications between public companies and their shareholders.
Ryan Pownall, Junior Investor Relations Coordinator
A fourth-generation BC miner and born into a diamond drilling family in Stewart, BC, Mr. Pownall will be working under the supervision of Ms. Pickering in Investor Relations. For the past several years, he has worked as a drill helper on numerous mining and exploration projects. The Company welcomes his hustle and enthusiasm, as well as his history and passion for mining and sustainable development in the Stewart area.
ABOUT IDM MINING LTD.
IDM Mining Ltd. is a mineral exploration and development company based in Vancouver, BC, Canada. The Company’s current exploration and development activities are focused on precious metals in British Columbia, with a primary focus on the high-grade, underground bulk-mineable Red Mountain gold project.
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Forward-Looking Statements: Some statements in this news release contain forward-looking information or forward-looking statements for the purposes of applicable securities laws. These statements include, among others, statements with respect to the proposed exploration and development activities and their timing, resource estimates and potential mineralization. These statements address future events and conditions and, as such, involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors, which may cause the actual results, performance or achievements to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by the statements. Such factors include, among others and in addition to those described elsewhere in this release, timing and success of future exploration and development activities, exploration and development risks, delays in obtaining or inability to obtain required government or other regulatory approvals, permits or financing, the risk of unexpected variations in mineral resources, grade or recovery rates, of failure of plant, equipment or processes to operate as anticipated, of accidents, labor disputes, and unanticipated delays in completing other development activities, the risk that estimated costs will be higher than anticipated and the risk that the proposed mine plan and recoveries will not be achieved, equipment breakdowns and bad weather, the timing and success of future exploration and development activities, exploration and development risks, mineral resources are not as estimated, title matters, third party consents, operating hazards, metal prices, political and economic factors, competitive factors and general economic conditions. In making the forward-looking statements, the Company has applied several material assumptions including, but not limited to, the assumptions that: required regulatory approval, permits and financing will be obtained; the proposed exploration and development will proceed as planned; with respect to mineral resource estimates, the key assumptions and parameters on which such estimates are based; that the proposed mine plan and recoveries will be achieved, that capital costs and sustaining costs will be as estimated, and that no unforeseen accident, fire, ground instability, flooding, labor disruption, equipment failure, metallurgical, environmental or other events that could delay or increase the cost of development will occur, and market fundamentals will result in sustained metals and minerals prices. The Company expressly disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise except as otherwise required by applicable securities legislation.