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IronBark Zinc appoints new Director to focus on Greenland mining project

IronBark Zinc ltd, a leading ASX listed resources exploration company, has announced that it has appointed a new non-executive director.

Kelly Strong, currently serving as Vice President for mining operations at Nyrstar, will take up the role as non-executive director as IronBark continues its transition into becoming a leading mining player.

Strong is the Vice President for mining operations at Nyrstar located in Tennessee, where he 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.

Taking up his new role, effective of 15 November 2017, Strong will be “ideally suited to support Ironbark’s planned transition into mining.”

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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

Ironbark has three projects in northern and eastern Greenland targeting base metals – the world class Citronen Zinc-Lead deposit, the Mestersvig Project containing the historic Blyklippen Lead-Zinc mine and the prospective Washington Land Project.

A recent feasibility study, completed in September 2017, revealed that the Citronen Zinc-Lead deposit contains up to 200,000 zinc metal, with a potential annual production of 3.3Mtp over a 14 year life of mine.

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