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Gold January 13, 2021 08:20:26 PM

WGC Added Equinox Gold to its Board of Members

Paul Ploumis
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The company has proposed acquisition of Premier Gold Mines, which in turn is expected to add to and diversify its assets.

WGC Added Equinox Gold to its Board of Members

SEATTLE (Scrap Monster): The World Gold Council (WGC) announced that Vancouver, Canda-headquartered Equinox Gold has joined its Board of Members.

Equinox Gold has seven operating mines, all in the Americas. The construction of an eighth mine is now underway. Out of the above eight, two are located in the U.S., one in Mexico and the remaining five are in Brazil. Led by Ross Beaty as Chair, the company aims to achieve its vision of becoming a million-ounce gold producer. The company has proposed acquisition of Premier Gold Mines, which in turn is expected to add to and diversify its assets.

Randy Smallwood, Chairman, World Gold Council commented that he is thrilled to welcome Equinox Gold to the World Gold Council. He highlighted the important role played by the company in the production and exploration of gold in the Americas. The addition of Equinox Gold will bring in vast experience and expertise to support the mission of the Council, said Randy.

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Christian Milau, Chief Executive Officer, Equinox Gold said that the company is pleased to join the WGC. The company’s values are aligned with the Council’s commitment. It looks forward to engage with the Council members to share best practices and work towards achieving shared goals, he added.

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