Vancouver, British Columbia--(Newsfile Corp. - April 12, 2022) - Golden Independence Mining Corp. (CSE: IGLD) (OTCQB: GIDMF) (FSE: 6NN) (the "Company" or "Golden Independence") is pleased to announce that Ben Hinkle has been appointed to the Board of Directors of the Company.
"We are excited to welcome Ben to the Board," commented Jeremy Poirier, Interim Chief Executive Officer. "Ben brings a wealth of knowledge and experience in resource modelling that will not only advance our knowledge and understanding of the Independence Project but will also aid us in identifying other opportunities."
Mr. Hinkle has over 18 years' experience as an Economic Geologist spanning three countries and four US states. He advanced from an Ore Control Geologist to Project and Senior Geologist, Senior Exploration Geologist and Chief Geologist before moving into private consulting for the past several years. He has had notable achievements and is an expert in ore control systems, 3D geologic modeling, UG mapping systems, mining-block model reconciliation, block model validation, exploration, team building and management. He has extensive 3D modeling experience in both Vulcan and Leapfrog, and a track record of developing, fostering, and mentoring high performance geology teams. Mr. Hinkle earned a Bachelor of Science Degree from Portland State University in 2004.
Mr. Hinkle has been appointed to replace Mr. Robert Mintak, who will be stepping down from the Board effective immediately. The Board of Directors would like to sincerely thank Mr. Mintak for his service to the Company.
About Golden Independence Mining Corp.
Golden Independence Mining Corp. is a development company currently focused on the advanced-stage Independence project located adjacent to Nevada Gold Mine's Phoenix-Fortitude mine in the Battle Mountain-Cortez Trend of Nevada. The Independence project hosts an M&I resource of 334,300 ounces of gold and an Inferred resource of 847,000 ounces of gold with a substantial silver credit. A 2021 Preliminary Economic Assessment (PEA) outlined a low-cost heap leach operation focusing on the near-surface resource with total production of 195,443 ounces of gold at an all-in sustaining cost of US$1,078 per ounce of gold.
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Jeremy Poirier, Interim Chief Executive Officer
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