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New Chief Operating Officer for Athabasca Minerals

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Athabasca Minerals Inc. (Athabasca) has appointed Dana Archibald to the position of Chief Operating Officer (COO).

Archibald joins Athabasca as a key executive leader, supporting Robert Beekhuizen (CEO), in managing the performance of existing operations, and realising the corporation’s growth in its project development programme, joint-ventures, and acquisition initiatives in both the conventional aggregates and silica sand sectors of its portfolio. Archibald was previously Senior Business & Project Development Manager for Dechant Construction and Shott Earthworks Inc, Supervisor Environment Projects and Senior Project Analyst with Enbridge Pipelines Inc, and Energy Projects Manager with Altus Group Limited. His experience includes leading multidiscipline execution teams, environmental professionals, contractors, consultants and field staff on projects in the development, execution and reclamation phases.

Beekhuizen said: “Dana Archibald brings an excellent combination of entrepreneurism, industrial business development, and execution acumen that will fortify the corporation’s growth programme. His background in managing indigenous stakeholder relations and navigating regulatory processes at both provincial and national regulatory levels is valuable to the corporation’s upcoming projects. I am excited to have Dana onboard as a key member of our executive team, as we continue to make progress in accomplishing the objectives outlined in our strategic plan.”

Archibald holds a BSc in Forest Management from the University of Alberta, is a Registered Professional Forester, is Co-Chair of the Alberta Roadbuilders & Heavy Construction Association Sub-Grading Committee and is a board member of LAT60 Explore. The appointment of Archibald is subject to TSX Venture Exchange approval.

Read the article online at: https://www.globalminingreview.com/finance-business/08012019/new-chief-operating-officer-for-athabasca-minerals/

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