VANCOUVER, April 1 /CNW/ - Stikine Gold Corporation (TSX-V: SKY) ("Stikine") announces the appointment of Mr. Cleve R. Graham to the board of directors and Mr. Robert W. ("Bob") Chambers, P.Eng as Vice President, Environment and Sustainability.
Cleve Graham has been focused on oil and gas well completions for much of his thirty-four years in the industry. For the past ten years he has concentrated on project style development work and during the last five years has been heavily involved in the horizontal or 'unconventional' aspect of the business. His work has primarily focused on the Horn River basin located in northeast British Columbia. During this time he worked closely with Apache Canada and EnCana Corporation on multi-stage shale-gas completions including; hydraulic fracturing procedures, equipment and consumables such as frac sand. He helped to develop an entirely new approach to how surface operations for such completions are handled. He is widely recognized as an expert in the field and continues to work with several oil and gas companies in the industry.
Bob Chambers is appointed Vice President, Environment and Sustainability. He will be responsible for environmental and development planning for all of Stikine's operations and project sites. Mr. Chambers is a geotechnical engineer with over 20 years experience in site assessment, design and environmental aspects of tailings, mine rock and water management for mining projects. He has worked on projects in British Columbia, Yukon, Northwest Territories, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Ontario, United States, Mexico, Perú, Chile, Indonesia, Ireland, Slovakia, Papua New Guinea and the Philippines. Mr. Chambers has a Bachelor of Applied Science degree in Geological Engineering and a Master of Engineering in Civil Engineering from the University of British Columbia. He is a member of the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia.
STIKINE GOLD CORPORATION
Scott Broughton, P.Eng. - President and CEO
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