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Fireweed Zinc appoints head of exploration

Yukon-focused Fireweed Zinc (CN:FWZ) has made two appointments as it looks to push on at its Macmillan Pass project.
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Fireweed Zinc is looking to make the most of higher zinc prices and positive investor sentiment towards Yukon explorers at Macmillan Pass (pictured)

Staff reporter

It has made Gilles Dessureau vice president of exploration and Neil MacRae investor relations manager.

Dessureau will lead the exploration team at Macmillan Pass, bringing his exploration and development experience in the Western Cordillera, including Yukon and British Columbia, to Fireweed.

He has previously worked on the Wolverine polymetallic project, which started commerical production in 2010, and Golden Predator's (CN:GPY) Brewery Creek and 3 Aces deposits in the territory.

MacRae comes to Fireweed after holding a number of similar roles at First Majestic Silver (CN:FR), NovaGold Resources (CN:NG) and Santacruz Silver Mining (CN:SCZ).