Nevada Copper Corp. (TSE:NCU) announced management addition and an update on the progress of its underground shaft contractor selection for its Pumpkin Hollow property, Nevada.
The press release is quoted as saying;
Mr. Tim Dake has joined Nevada Copper as General Manager, Project Construction. Tim is a mechanical engineering graduate of the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology. He has had an extensive and varied career worldwide in the areas of project management, mill operations, and mine maintenance for such companies as Kinross Gold Corporation, Freeport-McMoRan Copper and Gold Inc., Kiewit Corporation and ASARCO.
Mr. Dake is currently a Reno resident and will be based at the Pumpkin Hollow project site near Yerington, Nevada. He will be responsible for all construction-related activities at the project, starting initially with the underground shaft construction. All permits for shaft and related underground development are currently in hand.
Nevada Copper’s President and CEO, Mr. Giulio Bonifacio stated:
“We are very pleased that Tim has agreed to join our team. His many years of mine project experience will be invaluable as Nevada Copper moves to completion of its definitive feasibility study, commencement of shaft sinking in 2012 and future project construction activities. We are also pleased with the number and caliber of individuals that have shown interest in joining Nevada Copper. This appointment reinforces our belief that Pumpkin Hollow’s superior location close to Reno will continue to attract high quality mining professionals to our team.”