Trading Symbol - NMD.V
VANCOUVER, Sept. 16, 2014 /CNW/ - Nomad Ventures Inc. ("the Company") ("Nomad") (TSX-V: NMD) is very pleased to announce that Matt Kokan, M.A.Sc., P.Eng. has been appointed as a member of Nomad's Board of Directors.
Mr. Kokan is both owner and principal of GeoPacific Consultants Ltd. Matt joined GeoPacific in 1993 as a young engineer and since has grown the firm to include two offices, 40 staff and a testing laboratory.
Matt received a Bachelor of Applied Science in Geological Engineering in 1990 from the University of British Columbia. While working as a geotechnical engineer for ConeTec, Matt received his Master of Applied Science in Civil Engineering in 1992. Matt is a professional engineer and is registered in British Columbia, Alberta, and Ontario. He is also a member of the Vancouver Geotechnical Society, Deep Foundations Institute, and International Society for Micropiles.
With close to 5000 projects under his direction, Matt has a wealth of management and geotechnical engineering experience across the Lower Mainland, BC, Alberta, Ontario, Washington, and California. Some of his most notable projects include the deepest excavation in Vancouver history The Shangri-La, The Wall Centre, The Canada Line shoring design and 2010 Olympic Village. GeoPacific has also been involved in the design for the temporary shoring for the Sea to Sky Highway, Port Mann Bridge, and most recently the South Fraser Perimeter Road. Matt has been involved in numerous building restoration projects, particularly the Downtown Vancouver core.
Matt has had extensive experience in a number of geotechnical engineering areas. His projects have included analysis and design for commercial, residential, industrial and infrastructure projects. Matt has significant expertise in infrastructure works, designs of pile supported buildings on soft ground, excavation and shoring system designs, offshore structure foundation design and evaluation, arenas, slope stability, environmental project assistance, and offshore drilling and testing. His expertise in pile loading and jet grouting has been widely recognized both nationally and internationally through paper presentations.
Mr. Brent Forgeron, President & CEO states, "Matt Kokan's appointment to the Board of Directors represents another significant achievement for the Company and we look very forward to working closely with him. Matt's extensive experience in both project management and geotechnical engineering provides an invaluable addition to our Board as the Company continues towards the completion of its Notice of Work permit for production on the St. Vincent Bay Aggregate Quarry, located in the Jervis Inlet, British Columbia".
On behalf of the Board of Directors,
Nomad Ventures Inc.
Information set forth in this news release contains forward-looking statements that are based on assumptions as of the date of this news release. These statements reflect management's current estimates, beliefs, intentions and expectations. They are not guarantees of future performance. Nomad cautions that all forward looking statements are inherently uncertain and that actual performance may be affected by a number of material factors, many of which are beyond Nomad's control. Such factors include, among other things: risks and uncertainties relating to Nomad's limited operating history. Accordingly, actual and future events, conditions and results may differ materially from the estimates, beliefs, intentions and expectations expressed or implied in the forward looking information. Except as required under applicable securities legislation, Nomad undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise forward-looking information.
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SOURCE: Nomad Ventures Inc.
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