Proactive Investors - Run By Investors For Investors

Blackrock Gold announces death of Brian Morris, president of its wholly owned US subsidiary

At the end of last month, the company said it had hired Nevada exploration veteran Morris as president of the subsidiary
Blackrock Gold announces death of Brian Morris, president of its wholly owned US subsidiary
Morris also held management roles with Newmont Mining Corp, Hecla Mining and Great Basin Gold Ltd

Blackrock Gold Corp (CVE:BRC) announced on Tuesday the death of Brian Morris, president of its wholly owned US subsidiary Blackrock Gold (US) Corp, in a car accident.

At the end of last month, the company said it had hired Nevada exploration veteran Morris as president of the subsidiary.

Formerly, he was also at Klondex Mines, serving as senior vice president of exploration.

He also held management positions with Newmont Mining Corp, Hecla Mining and Great Basin Gold Ltd.

Morris was killed on the evening of November 10 this year in Reno, Nevada, after he had stopped to act as a good Samaritan at the scene of a prior car accident, Blackrock Gold said in a statement.

Two other people were also killed.

"The company's board of directors and management extend our deepest condolences to the family and many friends of Mr. Morris. Together, we mourn the loss of an exceptionally gifted person. Brian will leave an enormous void on lots of different levels and will be greatly missed," Deepak Malhotra, chairman of Blackrock, said in a statement.  added: "He brought great enthusiasm and energy to the Silver Cloud project. We will carry his passion and work forward, making this project a success."

View full BRC profile View Profile

Blackrock Gold Corp. Timeline

Related Articles

1544472364_oil-worker-silhoette.jpg
December 10 2018
MGX is focused on mining, water (including mineral extraction from brines, eg, lithium) and battery mass storage
First ore is loaded at Edna Beryl mine
January 20 2019
Emmerson sold Edna Beryl to Territory but will get 12% of gold ore produced.
A Ghana map showing its capital Accra
January 15 2019
A PFS found that the project in Ghana could generate US$1.4 billion free cash flow before tax.
Copyright © Proactiveinvestors.com, 2019. All Rights Reserved - Proactive Investors North America Inc., Proactive Investors LLC

Market Indices, Commodities and Regulatory News Headlines copyright © Morningstar. Data delayed 15 minutes unless otherwise indicated. Terms of use