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Gibbons joins board of Canadian mining company

CARSON CITY — Former Nevada Gov. Jim Gibbons has joined a Canadian mining firm.

Gibbons will serve on the board of directors and as a senior adviser to International Enexco. The company is based in Vancouver and owns the Contact Copper Project in Elko.

Gibbons’ post was announced Monday by Enexco President and CEO Arnold Armstrong. Gibbons has bachelors and masters degrees in geology.

A former Air Force combat pilot, Gibbons is a former Nevada congressman who was elected governor in 2006. He lost the Republican primary in the fall to Gov. Brian Sandoval.

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