ECR Minerals plc (LON: ECR), the gold exploration and development company focused on Australia, announces that Stephen Clayson, long standing consultant and former ECR CEO and Director until August 2016, has resigned with immediate effect.
Stephen Clayson was instrumental in developing and progressing ECR’s interest in the Danglay gold project; with a 43-101 compliant gold resource located in a prolific gold and copper mining district in the north of the Philippines.
Craig Brown, Chief Executive Officer, commented:
“Stephen and I worked together for many years, and prior to me joining ECR he was instrumental in developing the Danglay Gold project, earning ECR’s 25% interest.”
“On behalf of the board, we thank him for the services he has provided to the company and we wish him well for the future”
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ABOUT ECR MINERALS PLC
ECR Minerals is a mineral exploration and development company. ECR’s wholly owned Australian subsidiary Mercator Gold Australia Pty Ltd (“MGA”) has 100% ownership of the Bailieston and Creswick gold projects in central Victoria, Australia, has eight licence applications outstanding including two licence applications lodged in eastern Victoria. (Tambo gold project). MGA is currently drilling at both the Bailieston and Creswick projects and has an experienced exploration team with significant local knowledge in the Victoria Goldfields and wider region.
ECR also owns 100% of an Australian subsidiary LUX Exploration Pty Ltd (“LUX”) which has three licence applications covering 900 km2 covering a relatively unexplored area in Queesnland, Australia.
Following the sale of the Avoca, Moormbool and Timor gold projects in Victoria, Australia to Fosterville South Exploration Ltd (TSX-V: FSX) and the subsequent spin-out of the Avoca and Timor projects to Leviathan Gold Ltd (TSX-V: LVX), MGA has the right to receive up to A$2 million in payments subject to future resource estimation or production at any of those projects.
ECR has earned a 25% interest in the Danglay gold project; an advanced exploration project located in a prolific gold and copper mining district in the north of the Philippines and holds a royalty on the SLM gold project in La Rioja Province, Argentina.