VANCOUVER, Feb. 28, 2014 /CNW/ - Equitas Resources Corp. (TSXv: EQT; FSE: T6U1) (the "Company" or "Equitas") is pleased to announce the establishment of an Advisory Board and the appointment of Cary Pothorin, B.Sc., P.Geo., as its initial member.
Mr. Pothorin's career in the mining and mineral exploration industry spans over 20 years, with a specialization in precious and base metals. Mr. Pothorin is currently owner of Cordillera Geological Consulting, a mineral exploration, consulting and project management company based in Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada. Mr. Pothorin has been involved with exploration and resource development at several significant porphyry copper deposits, including the Mt. Milligan and Lorraine Cu-Au Projects in British Columbia, the Aguila Cu-Mo and Pinaya Cu-Au Projects in Peru, the Taca Taca Cu-Au Project in Argentina, and the Leon Mo Project in Mexico. He holds a B.Sc. degree in geology from the University of Alberta, and is a registered Professional Geologist with APEGBC.
"We are honored to have Mr. Pothorin join our expanding team and establish the Advisory Board," said David Hodge, President and CEO of Equitas. "Cary brings a wealth of technical skill to our team and his experience and expertise will be invaluable to the future development of the Company."
The Advisory Board will consult with the Equitas Board of Directors and Management on the development of the Company's exploration projects as well as business and corporate development opportunities.
In conjunction with his appointment to the Advisory Board, the Company has granted Mr. Pothorin 175,000 incentive stock options exercisable for a period of five years from the date of grant at a price of $0.10 per share.
About Equitas Resources Corp.
Equitas Resources Corp. is a mineral exploration company that specializes in acquiring, exploring and advancing mineral properties. Equitas has a portfolio of base metal and precious metal projects in British Columbia and the Northwest Territories.
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