ROUYN-NORANDA, QC, July 6, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - X-Terra Resources Inc. (TSXV: XTT) (FRANKFURT: XTR) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Michel Chapdelaine as Vice President, Exploration and Development of the Corporation. Mr. Chapdelaine was previously appointed director of X-Terra Resources and member of the technical committee of the Board of Directors on January 19, 2017.
Mr. Chapdelaine has over 25 years of experience in the exploration, mining and drilling industry, including internationally. He holds a bachelor of science degree in geological engineering from the Université du Québec in Chicoutimi. After completing his Master studies on a Gold Bearing Banded Iron Formation in northern Québec with SOQUEM, Mr. Chapdelaine joined Virginia Gold Mines as Senior Supervising Geologist. Mr. Chapdelaine has been with Virginia for over 10 years where he was involved and instrumental for a number of gold and base metals discoveries in the James Bay and Northern Québec regions, including the discovery of the Gayot (Ni, Cu, PGE), the Coulon (Zn, Cu, AG) and outstandingly the Éléonore Gold Mine where he was directly involved in the sale to Goldcorp Inc.
Michael Ferreira, President and Chief Executive Officer of X-Terra Resources, stated "Mr. Chapdelaine is a very well-known and respected geologist who we're very pleased to appoint as Vice President, Exploration and Development of X-Terra Resources. His years of experience from green fields exploration to resource definition will be a significant benefit in advancing X-Terra Resources and growing its portfolio of properties."
"I am very excited to be joining X-Terra Resources full time as the Vice-President, Exploration and Development and spearhead its exploration efforts. I have always kept a keen interest in exploration since my time at Virginia and X-Terra Resources' foundation and portfolio of properties are exactly what I have been looking for to re-enter the industry" stated Mr. Chapdelaine.
About X-Terra Resources Inc.
X-Terra Resources is a resource company focused on acquiring and exploring precious metals and energy properties in Canada. X-Terra Resources currently has 24,123,389 common shares issued and outstanding.
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For further information: X-Terra Resources Inc., Michael Ferreira, President and Chief Executive Officer, 139 Québec Avenue, Suite 202, Rouyn-Noranda, Québec, J9X 6M8, Telephone: 819-762-4101, Fax: 819-762-0097, E-mail: [email protected]