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Re: kranthikumar post# 2

Sunday, 10/01/2017 11:35:16 AM

Sunday, October 01, 2017 11:35:16 AM

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Kranthikumar, GOLD is still hovering below $1300 USD and Newcrest Mining stocks will handsomely improve once it recovers yet again....

Interesting, when and if Kerr Mines has their AGM on Oct. 24th as mentioned via Sedar with any positive news these stocks should s e r i o u $ l y POP! imho

With an experienced team in place, Kerr Mines implements a strategy to create profits for shareholders.

In the Western United States, and in Arizona in particular, the mining industry is a vibrant and valuable part of the economy and has been for more than a century.

There is an incredible inventory of economic mineral deposits in the rust-colored lands. When combined with pro-mining communities and government, Arizona ranks in the top 10 mining jurisdictions globally. This makes the state a highly attractive location for mining companies to invest.

Claudio Ciavarella knows this all too well. He’s a professional accountant by trade, as well as a private business owner. As a long-time investor in the precious metals space, he has a deep understanding of the mining landscape.

For the past 12 years, Ciavarella has been an investor in Kerr Mines and its Copperstone Project, a high-grade, fully permitted gold deposit. Today, he is the second largest shareholder of the company, and its CEO.

“There are many aspects that make Kerr Mines unique from other junior mining companies,” he shared. “As a private business owner, I know how critical every dollar is to the success of a company.”

A Company in Friendly Hands

In early 2016 the company was facing financial difficulties. At the time, the sector was also suffering and many companies were facing bankruptcy or being sold below book value.

“I decided to become more active in the company,” Ciavarella said. “I met with one of the large shareholders (now the Chairman) and we both agreed that we wanted all the shareholders to participate in the upside of the business rather than see it go into bankruptcy.”

The pair agreed to implement a significant turnaround strategy. They purchased all the debt from the debtholders, injected fresh capital into the business, and in April 2017, Ciavarella took on the position as CEO.

“This decision gave us a lot of credibility in the market,” he commented. “It was definitely a unique approach and one that was not expected. Purchasing and restructuring all the debt significantly de-risked the company as all of the debt moved into friendly hands with long-term maturities.”

This afforded the company with the necessary financial stability to allow the management team to move the Copperstone mine forward and continue creating shareholder value.

The Copperstone Mine

The Copperstone project is a former producing mine with high-grade gold resources defined. When Kerr acquired the asset—which included a land package that is approximately 3,600 hectares—the company’s geologists believed there would be tremendous exploration potential for adding to the existing resource.

As such, the opportunity to continue creating shareholder value through the implementation of its exploration program became a key strategic focus.

Previous drilling efforts from the publically-traded company that owned the Copperstone Project before Kerr indicated that the Copperstone asset is a high-grade gold project. There is 43-101 compliant historical resource of approximately 300,000 ounces with a grade of approximately 10 grams per ton.

“The aspect that creates our confidence as we move forward is the fact that previous drilling on the project has been successful in identifying additional opportunities that were never pursued due to lack of capital, we are pursuing these and other targets to expand our resources,” said Ciavarella.

In addition to the many highly attractive features of this project, which include prior successful production of over 500,000 ounces of gold from the Copperstone zone, an existing resource, a huge land package with tremendous exploration upside, excellent supportive mining jurisdiction, and all permits in place, is the added benefit that all infrastructure required to operate a mine are in place as well.”

Kranthikumar, I wonder if Waterton Global Resource or NewCrest will try to acquire any of Kerr's golden assets while the POG is down?