Vancouver, B.C. – December 03, 2019 - Highbank Resources Ltd. (TSX.V –"HBK"), (the "Company").
Highbank Resources Ltd., Director since 2002 and former CEO/President, Victor (Vic) Nigel Bryant, Metallurgical Engineer, passed away on December 1, 2019.
Mr. Bryant is survived by his beloved wife, Joanna; his children Andrew and Deborah, his 2 sisters Cecilia and Rosalee, and his most adored 6 grandchildren who brought him countless joy.
Vic spent more than 40 years in the mining industry in various capacities such as Operations and Project Engineer, Plant Manager, Senior Process Metallurgist, Mill/Concentrator Superintendent and other senior positions. Vic touched the lives of many people, working worldwide. Prior to his assuming the CEO/President and later retiring from Highbank in October 2105; Vic was Vice President & Senior Metallurgist for Micon International Limited (June 2005-2011); and the prior ten years with Flour Daniel consulting on projects for PT Newmont in Indonesia; Phelps Dodge and Asarco in South Peru; BHP in Santiago, Chile; Cyprus Corp. in Arizona and Peru, and numerous other worldwide projects.
ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF HIGHBANK RESOURCES LTD. : “We extend our deepest sympathies to Vic’s family –our thoughts and prayers are with them at this difficult time. It is difficult to say farewell to a friend, and will be a hard task to replace Vic with someone of his vast knowledge and experience.”
"James (Jim) Place"
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