VANCOUVER, BC / April 20, 2021 / Ridgestone Mining Inc. (TSX.V: RMI) (OTCQB: RIGMF) (FRA:4U5) ("Ridgestone") is pleased to announce the appointment of Dante E. Aguilar Casillas as Country Manager, Mexico.
Mr. Aguilar has over 30 years of experience in exploration, geology and technical evaluations and operations of both underground and open pit mines. Mr. Aguilar is the founder of Geotech Evaluation & Support (GES), a company that specializes in regional exploration and mining geology, engineering geology and rock mechanics, structural geology, and geochemical interpretation. GES has been involved with the evaluation of 28 precious-metal projects throughout Mexico and the United States. These projects have ranged from early-stage exploration through to operating mines, with clients including Fresnillo and Goldcorp. Previous, Mr. Aguilar was Exploration Manager at Goldcorp’s Peñasquito mine in Mexico and recognized for the discovery of the deep copper-gold skarn deposit in 2012. Mr. Aguilar holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Geological Engineering from the University of San Luis Potosi.
Mr. Jonathan George, CEO, commented: “Dante’s background includes extensive hands-on exploration on projects of varying size and scale, from early-stage exploration through to production. We are excited for his involvement in Ridgestone as we prepare for an active 2021 with exploration programs planned for both the Guadalupe y Calvo (GyC) and Rebeico projects in Mexico.”
About Ridgestone Mining Inc.
Ridgestone is a Canadian mineral exploration company focused on its Guadalupe y Calvo gold-silver and Rebeico copper-gold projects, both located within the prolific Sierra Madre mineral belt in Mexico.
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