Vancouver, British Columbia--(Newsfile Corp. - April 24, 2018) - Westminster Resources Ltd. (TSXV: WMR) is pleased to announce that it is appointing Kerry Griffin as vice president of exploration for Westminster Resources. Mr. Griffin is a highly experienced geologist with experience in South America, Australia Southern Africa and Mongolia. He has held senior roles with Newcrest Mining, Consolidated Minerals and Ivanhoe Mines Mongolia, and started his career as a mine geologist at the Telfer Gold Mine.
Mr Griffin is the author of the Technical Report on Westminster's Ilo Este and Ilo Norte copper projects in southern Peru. The Company has retained Mr Griffin to manage his recommended work program on these advanced-stage properties, as well as to advance the four earlier-stage copper projects that were also acquired in Peru. He will also advise on Westminster's El Cobre gold-copper-silver project in Sonora, Mexico.
Glen Indra, President and CEO of Westminster stated, "Kerry is an excellent addition to our experienced team here at Westminster, and we look forward to ramping up activities as we close off this important acquisition and begin Kerry's recommended work programs in Peru."
Westminster Resources is a Latin American focussed mining exploration company. The company is in the process of acquiring a 100% interest in a package of highly prospective copper properties in southern Peru. These properties total over 36,000 hectares within the country's prolific coastal copper belt—source of nearly half of Peru's copper production. Prior work has identified both porphyry and IOCG style mineralization. The company also holds a 100% interest in the 18,000-hectare El Cobre property in Sonora, Mexico, prospective for world-class epithermal and copper-gold porphyry systems.
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