TORONTO, Feb. 4, 2019 /CNW/ - Orford Mining Corporation ("Orford") (TSX-V: ORM) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Ben Pullinger to its Board of Directors, effective immediately. Mr. Pullinger brings significant gold-focused exploration experience to the Orford Board. Mr. Michel Gauthier has resigned from the board for personal reasons (effective immediately).
Mark Selby, Chairman of the Board of Orford Mining Corp., commented "I'd like thank Michel Gauthier for his contributions to the launch of Orford in October 2017 and since that time. We are very pleased to welcome Ben Pullinger to the Board. Having him join the team is a strong endorsement of the potential of the Qiqavik and West Raglan Properties. Ben has successfully led exploration teams at companies operating in both Africa and Mexico. His experience will be invaluable as we work to continue to unlock the potential at the Qiqavik and West Raglan properties. We look forward to his contributions as we enter a very exciting period for exploration work being planned for 2019 at our projects."
Mr. Pullinger has over 15 years of exploration experience and is currently the Senior Vice President of Geology for Excellon Resources. Mr. Pullinger has experience advancing projects from early stage exploration through to production including marketing, financing, planning and execution. Before joining Excellon, he was Vice-President Exploration at Roxgold Inc. where he made significant contributions to the growth of the 55 Zone at Yaramoko Project in Burkina Faso from a small inferred gold resource into a producing mine. Mr. Pullinger also has extensive international experience in Asia, South America, North America and Africa. He is a Professional Geologist (Ontario) and holds a Degree in Geology from the University of Johannesburg.
About Orford Mining Corporation
Orford Mining is a mineral explorer focused on highly prospective and underexplored areas of Northern Quebec. Orford's principal assets are the Qiqavik and West Raglan projects comprising of a land package totaling over 70,000 hectares in the Cape Smith Belt of Northern Quebec. The Qiqavik Project hosts several new high-grade gold discoveries along a mineralized trend in excess of 40 km. Orford's common shares trade on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol ORM.
To view further details about the Qiqavik project please visit Orford's website, www.orfordmining.com.
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SOURCE Orford Mining Corporation
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