|Freeport Appoints Shervin Teymouri as Director and COO
Vancouver, British Columbia - (July 20, 2017) - Freeport Resources Inc. (TSX-V: FRI) ("Freeport") is pleased to announce appointment of Shervin Teymouri, M.Eng., P.Eng., as Director and Chief Operating Officer. Founding Director, Michael Lee Roberts, P.E., stepping down to join the Advisory Board after 36 years, is deeply thanked for his efforts.
Teymouri is a geological and mining engineer with broad experience in all aspects of underground and open pit mines, from due diligence, detailed engineering, project execution to reclamation. His expertise as an operations specialist for base, precious metals and industrial mineral projects, including several tungsten and polymetallic mines in the Yukon, will greatly assist advancement of Freeport's projects. Planned work includes:
With a master's in mining engineering and economics, Shervin was previously a senior mining engineer with Roscoe Postle Associates. He is a mining entrepreneur with a greenfields industrial mineral operation in production within a year, and founder of Mineit Consulting Inc. Shervin is an Adjunct Professor and lecturer at the Norman B. Keevil Institute of Mining Engineering at UBC.
- Hutton Garnet Beaches: Evaluate operational methods, materials handling, capital and operating costs for our high grade, heavy mineral sands deposit on tidewater.
- Red Rose Mine: Economic analysis of potential rehabilitation of our past tungsten-copper-gold producer near Smithers.
- Q Fluorspar: Assess open pit versus stope and pillar proposed in Prefeasibility (Kilborn 1984).
Freeport is a Canadian junior exploration company with a diverse portfolio of properties - the Red Rose Mine (a past producer of tungsten-gold-copper), Spanish Mountain Gold (adjacent to a proposed open-pit gold mine), and the Q (a large, well-known fluorspar deposit), all located in British Columbia. The Hutton Garnet Beaches in NL is our most advanced project, with a positive NI43-101 Prefeasibility (2004), and a 5000 tonne bulk sample released from environmental assessment. Please visit www.freeportresources.com or contact us for more information.
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