Appointment of Elisabeth Tremblay as Senior Geologist – Communications
and Martin Lacaille Dufresne as Geologist
Montreal, Quebec, Canada, June 21st, 2017 – MONARQUES GOLD CORPORATION (“Monarques” or the “Corporation”) (TSX-V: MQR) (FRANKFURT: MR7) is pleased to announce that Elisabeth Tremblay, P.Geo., M.Sc., has been appointed to the position of Senior Geologist – Communications, and Martin Lacaille Dufresne, Geo., B.Sc., has been appointed as a geologist for the Corporation.
Ms. Tremblay has over 20 years of experience working as a professional geologist in gold, nickel and base metal exploration throughout Québec and occasionally in Latin America. She was employed by Falconbridge up until 2005, when she began working for junior mining companies such as Boreal Exploration, Everton Resources, Focus Metals and Osisko. Prior to joining Monarques Gold Corporation, she spent six years as Senior Geologist - Communications Specialist at Adventure Gold (now Probe Metals). Ms. Tremblay has a bachelor's degree in geology from the Université du Québec à Montréal and a master's degree in earth sciences from the Université du Québec à Chicoutimi. She is a member of the Ordre des géologues du Québec.
Mr. Lacaille Dufresne has over 7 years of professional experience, as a geologist for Quebec’s Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources, Canadian Royalties and Agnico Eagle, and more recently as a supervisor for mineral analysis laboratories. Mr. Lacaille Dufresne has a bachelor's degree in earth and environmental sciences from the Université du Québec à Montréal and is a member of the Ordre des géologues du Québec.
“With the recent increase in our exploration activities, we decided to strengthen our technical team in order to make faster progress on our exploration projects,” said Jean-Marc Lacoste, President and Chief Executive Officer of Monarques. “We are therefore very pleased to welcome Ms. Tremblay and Mr. Lacaille Dufresne to the Monarques team. Their expertise will be a great help for the ongoing drilling program on the Croinor Gold property, as well as for our future exploration efforts. Ms. Tremblay will also oversee the Corporation’s communications activities, which she has done successfully for a number of other mining companies in the past.”
ABOUT MONARQUES GOLD CORPORATION
Monarques Gold is a growing junior gold company focused on becoming the leading explorer and developer of gold properties in the Val-d’Or/Abitibi gold camp in Quebec, Canada. The Corporation currently has approximately 200 km² of gold exploration properties (see map) along the Cadillac Break, as well as its main asset, the Croinor Gold mine, which has great potential to become a producing mine. Monarques Gold is well financed and has close to $9 million in credits from Quebec’s Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources.
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