Perth, Nov 13, 2017 AEST (ABN Newswire) - Mr. Kelly Strong has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director on the Board of Ironbark Zinc Limited (Ironbark) (ASX:IBG) (OTCMKTS:IRBGY) as a nominee of Nyrstar N.V. (Nyrstar), one of the world's largest zinc metal producers. Ironbark advises that Mr. Jason Dunning has resigned as a Non-Executive Director of Ironbark as a result of him accepting another role outside of Nyrstar.

The Board of Ironbark wish to thank Mr. Dunning for his outstanding contribution and welcomes Mr. Strong.

Mr. Strong is the Vice President for mining operations at Nyrstar located in Tennessee. In his current role Mr. Strong is responsible for all of Nyrstar's zinc mining and milling operations in Canada and the United States, operating the mining of polymetallic zinc ore bodies, and associated products. Mr. Strong's appointment is ideally suited to support Ironbark's planned transition into mining.

Prior to joining Nyrstar, Mr. Strong spent 14 years with Vale in various senior management roles. These roles included working at their nickel operations in Indonesia and was also responsible for mining and smelting operations in various parts of Canada and the UK. In Mr. Strong's last role he was the Vice President of the Ontario and UK operations where his portfolio included mining, smelting and refining operations of nickel, copper, cobalt and precious metals. Mr. Strong holds a Bachelor degree in Mining Engineering from South Dakota Tech.


About Ironbark Zinc Limited

Ironbark Zinc Limited (ASX:IBG) (OTCMKTS:IRBGY) is listed on the Australian Securities Exchange and is seeking to become a base metal mining house. Ironbark has an undrawn US$50M funding facility provided by Glencore to expand its project base through acquisition.

Ironbark seeks to build shareholder value through exploration and development of its projects and also seeks to actively expand the project base controlled by Ironbark through acquisition. The management and board of Ironbark have extensive technical and corporate experience in the minerals sector.

The wholly owned Citronen base metal project currently hosts in excess of 13.1 Billion pounds of zinc (Zn) and lead (Pb). For full details refer to ASX announcement 25 November 2014 –Citronen Project Resource Update – JORC 2012 compliant resource.

 


Contact

Jonathan Downes
Managing Director
Ironbark Zinc Limited
Tel: +61-8-6461-6350
E-mail: admin@ironbark.gl

James Moses
Media and Investor Relations
Mandate Corporate
Tel: +61-420-991-574
E: james@mandatecorporate.com.au
Website: www.ironbark.gl



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