SAN FRANCISCO, CA–(Marketwired – September 25, 2015) – It’s been a very active decade filled with milestones for Sunridge Gold Corp. (TSX VENTURE: SGC) (OTCQX: SGCNF), and now following the September signing of a comprehensive permitting agreement with its partner, the government of Eritrea, the Canadian junior is set to begin production in 2016. In this interview with The Gold Report, President and CEO Michael Hopley discusses the company’s copper, gold, zinc and silver deposits as compared to its producing neighbor Nevsun Resources.
The Gold Report: Why did Sunridge Gold Corp. choose to work in Eritrea?
Michael Hopley: We chose Eritrea because of the tremendous opportunity it presents. Members of our geological team had worked on very large volcanogenic massive sulfide (VMS) Bisha deposit in western Eritrea. They were aware that there were several other large VMS deposits in Eritrea that had not been properly explored.
TGR: How big is your Asmara project?
MH: VMS occurrences appear in clusters, in districts that are tens of kilometers long and wide. Asmara is essentially a VMS district we’ve had to ourselves. We have so far defined six deposits all within a 30-45 minute drive from Eritrea’s capital, Asmara.
The crown jewel and the center of gravity of the Asmara project is…
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Sunridge Gold Corp. is a sponsor of Streetwise Reports. Michael Hopley had final approval of the content of the interview and is wholly responsible for the validity of the statements. Opinions expressed are the opinions of Mr. Hopley and not of The Gold Report or its officers.