VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA - Midas Gold Corp. (MAX:TSX) is pleased to announce that Stephen Quin, President and CEO of Midas Gold, last night accepted the Selwyn G. Blaylock Medal, which is awarded by the Canadian Institute of Mining Metallurgy and Petroleum (CIM). Stephen was awarded this medal in recognition of a career dedicated to the responsible and sustainable advancement and development of national and international exploration.
Established in 1948, the medal honours Selwyn G. Blaylock, one of the pioneers in the mining industry in western Canada. He was president of Cominco, recipient of several international awards for his work in metallurgy, and was the President of the CIM in 1934-35.
“I would like to extend my sincerest personal congratulations to Stephen as recipient of this prestigious reward,” commented Peter Nixon, Chairman of the Board of Midas Gold Corp. “As President and CEO of Midas Gold, Stephen continues to demonstrate exceptional leadership, management skills and industry knowledge. He is a most deserving recipient of the Selwyn G. Blaylock Medal.”
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About Midas Gold and the Golden Meadows Project
Midas Gold Corp., through its wholly owned subsidiaries Midas Gold Inc. and Idaho Gold Resources, LLC, is focused on the exploration and, if warranted, development of the Golden Meadows Project in the Stibnite Yellow Pine district of central Idaho. Additional information is available on Midas Gold’s website at www.midasgoldcorp.com or under Midas Gold’s profile on SEDAR at www.sedar.com.