West Australian gold explorer Focus Minerals (ASX: FML) has appointed Mr Lingquan Kong as an additional director of the company, effective 14 January 2021.
Mr Kong is the Company’s Principal Mining Engineer. Prior to joining Focus in September 2019, Mr Kong spent five years as Director and General Manager at Vatukoula Gold Mines in Fiji, focusing on long-term mine planning, production management, cost assessment and stakeholder relations.
Mr Kong’s skills and experience will greatly enhance the Focus Board’s ability to oversee the advancement of the Company’s Coolgardie and Laverton Gold Projects.
Commenting on Mr Kong’s appointment, Focus Minerals’ Non-Executive Chairman, Mr Dianfei Pei, said: “I am delighted that Lingquan is joining the Focus Board as the Company prepares its return to gold mining activities at both Coolgardie and Laverton. Lingquan’s experience complements the skill sets of Focus’ other high-quality directors.”
Focus is finalising the Pre-Feasibility Study into a Stage 1 production start at Laverton and continues to work on increasing production-ready mineral resources at Coolgardie.