Canyon Copper Corp. appoints Mr. John Kerr to the Board
VANCOUVER, Nov. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ – Canyon Copper Corp. (“Canyon”) (TSX-V: CNC) (OTCBB: CNYC) is very pleased to announce that
Mr. John Kerr, P.Eng. has been appointed to the Board of Directors. He
has been a member on Canyon’s Advisory Board which is utilized to
assist Canyon’s management in the evaluation and development of the
Moonlight and New York Canyon Projects.
John Kerr, P. Eng. Geologist. Mr. Kerr graduated from the University of British Columbia in 1964
with a Bachelor of Applied Science (B.A.Sc) degree in Geological
Engineering. He has participated in the mining industry continuously
since graduation as an exploration geologist. His expertise is
epithermal and sedex-hosted precious metal deposits in the southwest
United States, strata controlled gold deposits and porphyry
copper/gold/molybdenum deposits of the western Cordillera and VMS
deposits in all areas of North America. Successful ventures include
recognition and discovery of the Santa Fe gold mine, identification of
the Calvada gold mine located on the northern boundary of the New
Canyon property, and discovery of the Mindora gold/silver deposit, all
located in Nevada. He is also credited with early identification of two
VMS deposits at the Rambler Mine in Newfoundland and recognition of the
Frasergold strata controlled gold deposit in British Columbia. Mr. Kerr
has served as a director of numerous public companies and is currently
a Director of Quaterra Resources (NYSE Amex: QMM, TSX.V: QTA) and
Bravada Gold Corp (TSX-V:BVA).
During the early exploration of the Santa Fe and Calvada deposits
(1973-1979), Mr Kerr familiarized himself with exploration endeavours
on the Longshot Ridge copper skarn and the Copper Queen porphyry copper
deposits on the New York Canyon property. His knowledge of these
deposits will provide invaluable input to ongoing development.
In addition, Canyon’s Board of Directors accepted the resignation of Mr.
Bryan Wilson as director. Canyon would like to offer its thanks to Mr.
Wilson for his services as director since 2006.
On behalf of the Board of Directors,
CANYON COPPER CORP.
Benjamin Ainsworth, President
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