9.3.2021

Endomines Strengthens its Mining Management

Press release (PDF)
Endomines AB, Stock Exchange Release 9 March 2021, at 13:00 CET

Endomines AB is pleased to announce the appointment of Vern Langdale as Director of Operations. Vern Langdale is a mining veteran with 35 years of experience across a wide variety of roles in mining projects and mines from many countries. He studied mining engineering at one of England’s top mining colleges, the Camborne School of Mines in Cornwall, England and started his career working in gold mines in the Goldfields of Australia. Over the last 15 years he has been involved with building and commissioning mines often in challenging and remote locations in China, Indonesia and Saudi Arabia. In 2018 he moved to Finland to start-up a gold mine.

Prior to joining Endomines, Vern worked as Mine Manager of CU Rivers Australian Cairn Hill Iron Ore Operation, where he provided support in the restart of a magnetite mine. He Mine Managed Nordic Gold OY Laiva Gold Mine in Finland to restarted operation ramping up to 300,000+ BCM per month. He was also the Project Manager for Jac Rijk Al Rushaid in Saudi Arabia, where he coordinated the work of a multilingual and multinational work force for the largest gold mining project of the Ma’aden Gold Group.

At Endomines Vern will be responsible for and lead all the company’s mine operations. His short- term focus will be to ensure the efficient and speedy re-start of the Pampalo mine in Finland and the Friday mine in Idaho, US. Vern will report to Endomines Interim CEO Rauno Pitkänen.

Interim CEO, Rauno Pitkänen. I am very happy to announce the appointment of Vern Langdale to lead our mining operations both in Finland and USA. Vern is a proven leader with 35 years of significant international mining experience including over 23 years in gold mining operations. I believe that Vern will be a strong support and leader for our project teams in this delicate ramp-up phase in both Finland and USA.”

Contact person
Rauno Pitkänen, Interim CEO, +358 40 595 4412, rauno.pitkanen@endomines.com

The information was submitted for publication on 9 March 2021 at 13:00 CET.

About Endomines
Endomines is a mining and exploration company with its primary focus on gold. The Company explores for gold along the Karelian Gold Line in Eastern Finland and develops mining operations in Idaho, USA. Endomines aims to improve its long-term growth prospects by increasing its exploration activities and through acquisitions. Endomines aims to acquire deposits that are situated in stable jurisdictions and can be brought to production rapidly with limited investments.

The shares trade on Nasdaq Stockholm (ENDO) and Nasdaq Helsinki (ENDOM).