South Star Mining Announces Appointment of New Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Liu joins the Company from Red Fern Consulting Ltd., a full-service accounting group that provides financial and support services for public companies including accounting, regulatory compliance, audit management and financial reporting. Mr. Liu has served as Chief Financial Officer for multiple publicly-traded companies (TSX Venture Exchange and CSE-listed) with a focus on the resource sector. He received his Bachelor of Technology – Accounting from the British Columbia Institute of Technology.
The Board would like to thank Mr. Blanchet for his contribution to the Company and wishes him well as he transitions to focus on his full-time position as CFO of an intermediate gold producer. The Board also welcomes Mr. Liu and looks forward to a bright future together.
South Star CEO Richard Pearce commented: “Justin is a true professional. We appreciate his hard work, dedication and commitment over the years and wish him all the best in current and future endeavours. We are excited to have Bennett on board as we advance towards 2021 construction and near-term production. He has been working with the Company for a couple of years now and is already familiar with our operations, procedures and staff. We expect a very smooth, seamless transition.”
About South Star Mining Corp.
South Star Mining Corp. (TSX.V: STS) is focused on the selective acquisition and development of near-term mine production projects in Brazil to maximize shareholder value. STS has an experienced executive team with a strong history of discovering, developing, building and operating profitable mines in Brazil.
The Santa Cruz Graphite Project is located in Southern Bahia, the third largest graphite producing region in the world with over 70 years of continuous mining. The Project has at-surface mineralization in friable materials, and successful large-scale pilot plant testing (>30t) has been completed. The results of the testing show approximately 65% of Cg concentrate is +80 mesh with good recoveries and 95-99% Cg. With excellent infrastructure and logistics, South Star is planning the commissioning of the 5,000 tonne per year pilot plant for the end of 2021.
This news release has been reviewed and approved by Richard Pearce, P.E., a "Qualified Person" under National Instrument 43-101 and President and CEO of South Star Mining.
To learn more, please visit the Company website at http://www.southstarmining.ca.
On behalf of the Board,
Mr. Richard Pearce
Chief Executive Officer
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