Vancouver, B.C. – Starcore International Mines Ltd. (the “Company”) is pleased to announce that Jeff Hussey, P. Geo. and currently Executive Vice President, Development of Champion Minerals Inc. has joined Starcore’s Technical Advisory Board.
Mr. Hussey has been consulting since 2007 and was appointed to the position of Executive Vice President, Development of Champion Minerals in March 2011. He initially joined Champion Minerals as Vice President, Exploration in February 2008, bringing with him over 25 years of international exploration and mining experience, which included 19 years with Noranda Inc. and Falconbridge Ltd. (now part of Xstrata Plc). While working for Noranda and Falconbridge, Mr. Hussey had both exploration and mine operational roles at Brunswick Mines, as Chief Geologist of Mines Gaspe, and as Senior Geologist during the Antamina Mine startup in Peru. After working at Antamina, he was Senior Scientist with the Mining Technical group at the Noranda Technology Centre, and as General Foreman of Open Pit Mines and Surface Projects of Raglan Mines in northern Quebec, where he also led Six Sigma optimization projects for the concentrator and surface projects departments. Mr. Hussey holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Geology from the University of New Brunswick.
“With his credentials and extensive experience, Jeff Hussey will be a key figure in Starcore’s Technical Advisory Board,” said Robert Eadie, CEO and Interim President of Starcore. “We expect that the significant achievements in his mining career will be followed by equally notable achievements in our production and exploration efforts at San Martin.”
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