Harvest Gold Announces the Appointment of Neil Richardson to the Advisory Board: Grants Stock Options


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Vancouver, British Columbia, December 8, 2016 ‑ Harvest Gold Corporation (TSX.V: HVG) (“Harvest Gold” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that it has appointed Neil Richardson, P.Geo, to its Advisory Board.

Neil Richardson is President of Forensic Geoscience North Inc., a geological consulting company based in Callander, Ontario.  Prior to starting his own consulting company, Neil spent 28 years in the mining and exploration business working on volcanic hosted massive sulphide, gold and magmatic nickel-copper sulphide deposits within Canada and internationally. 

Neil was the Chief Operating Officer of VMS Ventures Inc. and North American Nickel from 2011 to 2015. While at VMS Ventures, he oversaw and was directly involved in all exploration projects and property reviews. He also led the Joint Venture technical committee overseeing the development of the Reed Mine. Prior to that he worked for over thirteen years at Hudbay Minerals Inc. in mine and exploration geology and was part of the team that discovered numerous base metal zones in Manitoba and Saskatewan. 

Neil is a registered professional geoscientist in Ontario and Manitoba.

Harvest Gold’s’ President and CEO Rick Mark states: “I had the great pleasure of working with Neil while I was the CEO of VMS Ventures and North American Nickel. He changed the culture of our exploration group by providing structure and focus in a cost efficient manner, He is an excellent geologist and, so importantly to a junior exploitation company, is what I call an “economic geologist.” He is very good at analyzing the potential of a particular project and then recommending the costs and time required to develop projects to a point where their market value is conclusively enhanced. I am delighted to work with Neil again and particularly to have him assist Harvest Gold in these two essential business objectives.”

The Company also announces that today it has granted to Directors, Officers, advisors and consultants of the Company, in accordance with the terms of the Company’s stock option plan, an aggregate of 4,425,000 stock options exercisable at a price of $0.06 per Common Share and expiring on December 8, 2021.


Joel Matheson,
Harvest Gold Corporation

For more information please contact:

Rick Mark or Jan Urata
@ 604.682.2928 or

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