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November 5, 2018 / TheNewswire / Vancouver, Canada - Guyana Goldstrike Inc. (the "Company" or "Guyana Goldstrike") (TSXV: GYA, OTC: GYNAF, FSE:1ZT) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Sandy McVey as an Advisor to the Board of Directors. Mr. McVey joins Dr. Tony Guo on the Advisory Board and will advise the Company on engineering and project management aspects relating to the development of the Marudi Gold Project ("Marudi" or the "Property") located in the Guiana Gold Belt, Guyana, South America.
Mr. Peter Berdusco, President and CEO states,
"With operations ramping up at our Marudi Gold Project, the need to grow our team with industry experts and professionals has never been more important. Mr. McVey's 30 years' experience as a mining engineer in the base and precious metals resource sectors brings to Marudi the required operational acumen needed for success. Having Mr. McVey available to us will be invaluable. We welcome him onboard."
Mr. McVey (M.Sc., P.Eng., PMP) has over 30 years' experience in base and precious metal mining, and mine and heavy civil construction in Canada, USA, UK, and Africa. He is currently chief operating officer of West Kirkland Mining which is involved in the development of the Hasbrouck Gold Property in Nevada and in the acquisition of further gold properties. He is responsible for that company's operations, projects and project evaluations, safety, permitting, and corporate social responsibility. Prior to joining West Kirkland, Mr. McVey held positions in MMG Minerals & Metals Group, Aurcana, Wardrop Engineers, Chamber of Mines of SA, and the Iron & Steel Corporation of SA. He is a Professional Mining Engineer and a Project Management Professional.
Current Gold Zones and Mineral Resource Estimates at Marudi
The Toucan Ridge area is located approximately one kilometre east of the Marudi North zone and one kilometre north of the Mazoa Hill zone. The Mazoa Hill zone contains the project's current mineral resource estimate. Data analyzed suggests that the mineralized zone is open at depth and to the southeast.
Mazoa Hill zone Mineral Resource Estimates:
- 259,100 indicated gold ounces within 4,428,000 tonnes grading 1.80 g/t; and,
- 86,200 inferred gold ounces within 1,653,000 tonnes grading 1.60 g/t
About the Marudi Gold Project
The Company is developing the Marudi Gold Project located in Guyana, South America. The project has 18-year mining license in good standing, all-season road access, infrastructure in place, with an established camp serviced by employees, service buildings, and a full-time camp manager. The Property has three known gold bearing areas: the alluvial areas, the saprolite, and the underlying hard-rock.
There has been 42,000 metres of historic diamond drilling (141 holes) completed on the project by prior operators that have delineated two zones of mineralization: Mazoa Hill and Marudi North zones. The Company has recently completed a mineral resource estimate on the Mazoa Hill zone containing 259,100 indicated gold ounces within 4,428,000 tonnes grading 1.8 g/t and 86,200 inferred gold ounces within 1,653,000 tonnes grading 1.6 g/t. The Company has recently discovered a third mineralized zone: Toucan Ridge. This zone is the current focus of the Company's 2018 trenching program. There exists excellent exploration upside for the further discovery of mineralized zones through the development of previously and newly identified mineralized bedrock targets on the project.
For information concerning the mineral resource estimate and the project, readers are encouraged to review "Technical Report: Marudi Property Mazoa Hill Mineral Resource Estimate", a technical report prepared for the Company by Global Mineral Resource Services and is available at http://www.guyanagoldstrike.com/images/pdf/43101_Report_Guyana_Goldstrike_Mazoa_Hill_Zone_Jan_2018.pdf and under the Company's profile on SEDAR www.sedar.com.
About Guyana Goldstrike Inc.
Guyana Goldstrike Inc. is a Canadian based junior gold company focused on the exploration, development, and operation of the Marudi Gold Project in Guyana, South America.
Please visit us at: www.guyanagoldstrike.com
The Republic of Guyana is located in South America adjacent to Suriname. The country is English speaking and under British Common Law with a democratically-elected government. It has an established mining act and a rich history of gold production. In 2016, 690,000 ounces of gold was produced by operators mining in the country. The Fraser Institute's 2016 Annual Survey of Mining listed Guyana as the third best mining jurisdiction with regards to investment attractiveness in the Latin America and Caribbean Basin sub-group. The Guiana Shield is the geographic gold-hosting region, and is world-recognized as a premier gold region that is highly prospective, under-explored and has geological continuity with West Africa.* In 2016, two mines in Guyana declared the commencement of commercial production: the Aurora deposit (Guyana Goldfields) and the Karouni deposit (Troy Resources).
* Independent Technical and Environmental Review Karouni Gold Project - Guyana, Behre Dolbear Australia Pty Ltd, April 29, 2016
Locke Goldsmith, M.Sc., P. Eng, P. Geo, Chief Geologist and Exploration Manager for the Company, is a Qualified Person in accordance with National Instrument 43-101 - Standards of Disclosure for Mineral Projects. Mr. Goldsmith has reviewed and approved the scientific and technical content of this news release.
On behalf of the Board of Directors of
GUYANA GOLDSTRIKE INC.
President and Chief Executive Officer
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