Nicola Mining - Head of ESG, Vesta Filipchuk.
Head of ESG, Vesta Filipchuk.
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  • Nicola Mining (NIM) is nearing recommencing its milling operations and has hired Vesta Filipchuk to lead its ESG initiatives
  • The company has completed all mill upgrades and secured spare parts required to resume operations
  • With the end of spring runoff, the company is experiencing increased material shipments to its mill for processing
  • Filipchuk is a recognized leader with over 30 years of experience in corporate, social and environmental responsibility
  • Previously, she was Director of Social, Environmental and Regulatory Affairs for the Galore Creek Copper Project
  • Nicola Mining is a junior mining company focused on a mill feed processing operation in British Columbia
  • Nicola Mining (NIM) is up by 8 per cent, trading at $0.135 per share

Nicola Mining (NIM) is nearing recommencing its milling operations and has hired Vesta Filipchuk to lead its ESG initiatives.

The company has completed all mill upgrades and secured spare parts prior to resuming operations.

The company has also extended its gold and silver profit share agreement with Blue Lagoon and received its first shipment from the Dome Mountain Mine. With the end of spring runoff, the parties have increased material shipments from the mine to Nicola’s mill for processing.

In addition, Nicola has engaged Vesta Filipchuk to lead environmental, social and corporate governance initiatives for the company.

Filipchuk is a recognized leader with over 30 years of experience in corporate, social and environmental responsibility, Indigenous relations and negotiations, community engagement and sustainability.

Previously, she was Director of Social, Environmental and Regulatory Affairs for the Galore Creek Copper Project owned by Newmont Corporation and Teck Resources. She was also a Senior Policy Advisor for the Senate of Canada – Energy and Environment.

Peter Espig, CEO of Nicola, commented,

“Nicola Mining is a company that places great emphasis on balancing our business of exploration and production while embracing our fiduciary environmental and social responsibilities. As the company enters into an exciting operational juncture, we look forward to providing news flow; however, in addition to these milestones, we will continue to place great emphasis on ESG/SERA, which will become even more important as the company moves forward.”

Nicola Mining is a junior mining company focused on a mill feed processing operation in British Columbia.

Nicola Mining (NIM) is up by 8 per cent, trading at $0.135 per share as of 11:11 am ET.

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