The World Gold Council, the market development organisation for the gold industry, has welcomed Calibre Mining to its Board of Members.
Calibre Mining is a multi-asset gold producer which operates the El Limon and La Libertad gold mines in Nicaragua. These mines, along with the Pavon gold project and other mineral concessions in Nicaragua, were acquired from B2Gold in October 2019 as the company transitioned from an explorer to a junior producer. Calibre is focused on sustainable operating performance and a disciplined, accretive approach to growth.
David Tait, Chief Executive of the World Gold Council, commented: “I am thrilled to welcome Calibre Mining to the World Gold Council. Calibre Mining plays an important role in the production and exploration of gold in Nicaragua with a focus on sustainable operating practices. I look forward to working with them.”
Russell Ball, Chief Executive of Calibre Mining, said: “We are very pleased to be joining the World Gold Council. We are aligned with the organisation’s belief in supporting global standards to reinforce trust and transparency in the gold sector. We look forward to participating in initiatives such as the Responsible Gold Mining Principles and working with the Council’s members towards our shared goals.”