MONTRÉAL, QUÉBEC–(Marketwired – Sept. 5, 2017) – Osisko Metals Incorporated (the "Company" or "Osisko Metals") (TSX VENTURE:OM)(FRANKFURT:0B5) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Robin Adair, P. Geo, as Vice President Exploration and Mr. Gary Woods, P.Geo, as Senior Exploration Manager, Bathurst Project.
Mr. Adair is a Professional Geologist with over thirty-three years of experience in base metals exploration and development including project acquisition, exploration and discoveries, development and production. Mr. Adair spent the majority of his career working for Noranda/Falconbridge, holding several senior positions including Senior Manager, Zinc Exploration. During this time, he spent 11 years in the Bathurst camp where he is credited with a number of significant discoveries leading to production. In later years, Mr. Adair worked in base metal exploration throughout Quebec and Canada as well as internationally. He was also a key member of the team that discovered and developed the Bracemac-McLead mine in the Matagami camp in Quebec. His technical experience encompasses resource estimation, predictive metallurgical studies, environmental impact assessments, NI 43-101 reporting, negotiation of joint-venture agreements, corporate development and community relations. Mr. Adair received his B.Sc. and M.Sc. in Geology from the University of Alberta and is a Registered Professional Geologist and Qualified Person. He is currently an Honorary Research Associate at the University of New Brunswick and works with the mineral deposits group.
The Company is also pleased to welcome Mr. Gary Woods as Senior Exploration Manager, Bathurst Project. Mr. Woods has close to 40 years of professional experience in mineral exploration with a specialization in volcanogenic massive sulphide and porphyry/skarn base metal deposits. In 1982, Mr. Woods joined BP Minerals where he was first introduced to the Bathurst Mining Camp, and where he played a key role in the discovery of the Daniels Pond Zn-Pb deposit and other massive sulphide deposits in central Newfoundland. He later joined Noranda Exploration where he progressed to Exploration Manager for Eastern Canada and was involved in exploring for porphyry/skarn copper and volcanogenic massive sulphide deposits in both New Brunswick and Newfoundland. Mr. Woods was involved in the Mt. Fronsac North and the Halfmile Deep discoveries in the Bathurst Mining Camp. He then became Exploration Manager for Noranda in Mexico, focusing on porphyry copper exploration. Most recently he was Exploration Manager for Starcore International Mines Ltd, managing mineral exploration for an underground gold/silver mining operation in central Mexico. Mr. Woods holds a B.Sc. in Geology from Western University in Ontario and is a Registered Professional Geologist and Qualified Person.
Jeff Hussey, President and CEO of Osisko Metals comments: "We welcome Robin and Gary to our management team and look forward to benefitting from their extensive base metal experience in the Bathurst Mining Camp. They will no doubt contribute to making new discoveries and advance projects towards development and production."
About Osisko Metals
Osisko Metals is a Canadian base metal exploration and development company creating value in the zinc space in Canada. In 2017, the Company acquired over 40,000 hectares in the Bathurst Mining Camp ("BMC"), a major historical zinc-lead-silver producing district. The objective is to develop a multi-deposit asset base in the BMC that would feed a central concentrator. In Québec, the Company acquired 42,000 hectares that cover 12 grass-root zinc properties that will be selectively advanced through exploration. In parallel, Osisko Metals will be monitoring several zinc-oriented peers for other acquisition opportunities. Osisko Gold Royalties Ltd. (TSX:OR)(NYSE:OR) and Osisko Mining Inc. (TSX:OSK) are significant shareholders of the Company.
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