TORONTO, July 15, 2013 /CNW/ - Wesdome Gold Mines Ltd (TSX: WDO) is
pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Philip Ng, P.Eng. as Chief
Operating Officer effective immediately.
Donovan Pollitt, President, stated "We are very pleased to appoint
Philip as Chief Operating Officer of Wesdome. Mr. Ng brings over
twenty years of technical, operational and management experience to
Wesdome Gold Mines with substantial experience in narrow-vein mining.
Philip's experience will be of great value to us going forward."
Mr. Ng is a Professional Engineer in Ontario who has worked in the
mining industry for over 20 years. Mr. Ng worked previously as Chief
Operating Officer for Queenston Mining Inc., a Canadian exploration and
development company, as well as Senior Vice-President of Mining
Operations for Claude Resources Inc., a Saskatchewan based narrow vein
Mr. Ng also worked previously with major mining companies, including
INCO as Chief Mining Engineer at the Coleman McCreedy East Mine in
Sudbury, and was also employed by Hudson Bay Mining and Smelting as
Rock Mechanic Specialist/Mine Planner and Mining Engineer. Mr. Ng
holds a B.Eng. and an M.Eng. in Mining Engineering from McGill
University in Montreal.
Wesdome is in its 26th year of continuous mining operations in Canada. It currently has two
producing gold mines in Wawa, Ontario and owns the Kiena Complex in Val
d'Or, Québec. The Company has 101.8 million shares issued and
outstanding and trades on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol
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SOURCE: Wesdome Gold Mines Ltd.
For further information:
Donovan Pollitt, P.Eng., CFA
President & CEO
416-360-3743 ext 25
8 King St. East, Suite 1305
Toronto, ON, M5C 1B5
Toll Free: 1-866-4-WDO-TSX
Phone: 416-360-3743, Fax: 416-360-7620
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