(Toronto, Ontario) Honey Badger Exploration, Inc. (TUF: TSX-V) (“Honey Badger” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce the appointment of Jean-Philippe Desrochers, Ph.D., P.Geo. to the Board of Honey Badger. We are very fortunate to have Dr. Desrochers join our board as he further strengthens our geological team at both the management and board level.
Honey Badger Update
The Company is currently reviewing potential acquisition targets with a focus on Quebec based properties due to the tax incentives offered for resource based exploration and the pro-active mining initiatives in that province. We are also in the process of considering financing options to fund both the potential acquisition target as well as the requisite on-going exploration activities.
Dr. Desrochers is highly skilled at defining the geometry and determining the time sequence of mineralization utilizing 4D modeling with solid expertise in applied geochemistry and geophysics used for ore-body vectoring. He is proficient, practical, and proactive at supervising and motivating geological crews to achieve goals and objectives with a primary focus on adding value to the company’s projects.
Jean-Philippe Desrochers, Ph.D., P.Geo.
Dr. Desrochers holds a PhD in geology from University of Montreal and has over 20 years experience in the mineral exploration industry in Canada, Central America and South America. He has been involved with intermediate and junior mining companies having exploration projects ranging from grassroots to mine-scale, at surface and underground. Dr. Desrochers specializes in the field of structural geology applied to ore deposits in the search for Archean lode gold, volcanogenic massive sulfides, porphyry copper, skarn, and epithermal gold deposits.
From 1992-2001 Mr. Yarie was a partner of a specialized environmental and engineering consulting group where he managed a number of large projects including the ESA of the Sydney Tar Ponds, the closure of the Canadian Forces Bases in Germany and the Maritime and Northeast Pipeline project.
Dr. Desrochers is currently Vice-President Exploration of Eagle Hill Exploration Corp.
About Honey Badger Exploration Inc.
Honey Badger Exploration is a gold and base-metals exploration company headquartered in Toronto, Ontario, Canada with properties in Quebec and British Columbia. The Company's common shares trade on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol “TUF”.
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