The World Gold Council welcomes Equinox Gold as a new Member

The World Gold Council, the market development organisation for the gold industry, announces that Equinox Gold Corp. has joined its Board of Members. 

Equinox Gold is a Canadian mining company with seven operating gold mines and construction underway at an eighth site. Equinox Gold operates entirely in the Americas, with two properties in the United States, one in Mexico and five in Brazil. Equinox Gold has a multimillion ounce gold reserve base and a pipeline of development and expansion projects for organic gold production growth. The Company’s proposed acquisition of Premier Gold Mines will bring further asset and country diversification with the addition of a producing mine in Mexico and a development-stage project in Canada.

Randy Smallwood, Chair of the World Gold Council, commented: “I am thrilled to welcome Equinox Gold to the World Gold Council. They play an important role in the production and exploration of gold in the Americas and have exciting future growth plans. I have known the company and management team for many years and am delighted that they will bring their experience and expertise to support the mission of the World Gold Council.”

Christian Milau, Chief Executive Officer, Equinox Gold, said: “We are very pleased to join the World Gold Council. Our values are aligned with the World’s Gold Council’s commitments to raising standards and building trust and transparency in the industry. We look forward to engaging with the Council’s members to share best practices and work towards achieving our shared goals.” 

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For further information please contact:

Stephanie Cadman 
World Gold Council
T    +44 20 7826 4740
E    [email protected]

Rhylin Bailie, VP Investor Relations                                        
Equinox Gold Corp.
T    +1 604-558-0560                         
E  [email protected] 

Note to editors:

The World Gold Council

The World Gold Council is the market development organisation for the gold industry. Our purpose is to stimulate and sustain demand for gold, provide industry leadership and be the global authority on the gold market.

We develop gold-backed solutions, services and products, based on authoritative market insight and we work with a range of partners to put our ideas into action. As a result, we create structural shifts in demand for gold across key market sectors. We provide insights into the international gold markets, helping people to understand the wealth preservation qualities of gold and its role in meeting the social and environmental needs of society.

The membership of the World Gold Council includes the world’s leading and most forward-thinking gold mining companies.

About Equinox Gold

Equinox Gold is a Canadian mining company with seven operating gold mines and construction underway at an eighth site, a multimillion-ounce gold reserve base and a clear path to achieve one million ounces of annual gold production from a pipeline of development and expansion projects. 

Equinox Gold operates entirely in the Americas, with two properties in the United States, one in Mexico and five in Brazil. Equinox Gold’s common shares are listed on the TSX and the NYSE American under the trading symbol EQX. 

Further information about Equinox Gold’s portfolio of assets and long-term growth strategy is available at www.equinoxgold.com or by email at [email protected].