Toronto, Ontario, May 1, 2019 – Tashota Resources Inc (“Tashota” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce the appointment of Rodney Barber BSc., P.Geo, as a Director and Advisor to the Company.
“Adding long-term experience to Tashota’s board is an ongoing commitment by management to achieve our objectives," stated Charles Elbourne, President and CEO for the company. " Mr. Barber's experience in mining and management includes extensive expertise in greenstone-hosted gold deposits, both narrow vein and bulk tonnage. Starting as an Assistant Geologist in 1985 for Gold Fields Canadian Mining in Birch Lake, Rod continued his journey in mining as Geologist for Silverside Resources, Noranda, and became Chief Geologist for Barrick-Hemlo in 2008, eventually becoming Geology Superintendent (20102018) at the Hemlo Mine.
As Superintendent at Barrick Gold’s Hemlo Mine, Rod was responsible for all aspects of production geology of the combined open pit and underground gold mining operation. At Barrick, Rod prepared public presentations on the geology of the Hemlo deposit, and worked with Lakehead University's students for sponsorship of Bachelor's and Graduate theses.
Rod's vast experience at Hemlo will be beneficial to the company's exploration and development of its 18,000+ acreage adjacent to Barrick's Hemlo Mine, as it continues exploration and drilling on the property during the 2019 Summer/Fall program.
For further information, please contact:
Charles J. Elbourne, President & CEO