International PBX Ventures Ltd. Appoints Mr.
as General Manager of Chilean Operations.
International PBX Ventures
Ltd. is very pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Mike Parr as General
Manager in charge of exploration and development of our projects in Chile.
Mike brings to the company
38 years of experience in the mining and exploration industry in both North and
South America. He graduated from Liverpool University 1969 with a BSc. in
geology. He spent 14 years with Inco�s Canadian and USA exploration group as
exploration manager and senior staff geologist responsible for project generation,
evaluations and ore deposit modeling.
Mr Parr was a founding member of MagmaChem Exploration Inc, a consulting
firm, specializes in identifying the fundamental causal relationships between
magmas and mineral deposits with respect to their metal budget and how those
relationships can be used to assess the mineral potential of a specific
geological terrain. This was followed by seven years at Boise Cascade Corp as
exploration manager responsible for the assessment and development of the
mineral potential of over two million acres of land owned by the company. After
leaving Boise Cascade Mr. Parr formed Cassiopeia Ltd. which in conjunction with
MagmaChem Exploration Inc. developed three dimensional element assemblage
zonation ore deposit models for Carlin type gold systems.
In 1994 Mr. Parr moved to Chile and formed Lithotech Ltda. in order to
provide specialized consulting services to mining companies engaged in the
exploration and development of IOCG, porphyry copper and high sulfidation gold
deposits throughout South America. Since 2005 Mike consulted for Xstrata Peru
on the Las Bambas Project and related regional exploration. Xstrata is
currently evaluating the feasibility of three porphyry related copper skarn
deposits at Las Bambas.
�We are very excited at having someone with Mike�s caliber and expertise
joining International PBX�s team� said Mr. George Sookochoff. �His vast
knowledge and expertise of the regional geology will be very important in the
evaluation and development of current and future projects of International
ON BEHALF OF THE BOA RD OF DIRECTORS OF
INTERNATIONAL PBX VENTURES LTD.
George Sookochoff, CEO