Benjamin Mossman, P.Eng President, Director and Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Mossman is an accomplished leader and highly skilled engineer. Benjamin has diverse experience in underground mining having worked at eight underground producing mines with production rates ranging from 250tpd to 3,000tpd mining precious and base metals, diamonds, and uranium. Mr. Mossman was Chief Engineer at Alexco Resource Corp's high grade Bellekeno Mine during the successful construction and commissioning of that mine in 2010.
Frederick Sveinson, P.Eng Director
Mr. Sveinson has extensive experience in exploration, development, construction, operation, and financing of mineral projects in Canada and internationally. As President and CEO of Gold City Industries Ltd. he was instrumental in acquiring the Bissett gold mining assets in Manitoba and merging the JV partners into San Gold Corporation, which now has a market capitalization of nearly one billion dollars. Mr. Sveinson has served as President and CEO of Merit Mining Corp, Vice-President of Tonto Mining and Dynatec Mining, and General Manager of Echo Bay's Lupin and Sunnyside operations. Mr. Sveinson is currently a director of Tirex Resources Ltd, Fire River Gold Corp, and Appleton Exploration Inc.
Wolfgang Nickel, P.Eng Director
Mr. Nickel is recently retired from a distinguished career with Teck Resources Ltd. Wolf was President and General Manager of Highland Valley Copper, Canada's largest open pit copper mine, from 2001 to 2009. Previously he has held the corporate position of General Manager Project Development and Base Metal Operations for Teck Cominco amongst a number of senior positions with Teck Corporation which includes General Manager Elkview Coal Corporation and Mine Manager Afton Operating Corporation. Mr. Nickel is currently a director of Candente Copper Corp.
Jason Nickel, P.Eng Director
Mr. Nickel is an experienced leader, entrepreneur, and mining engineer with diverse experience in producing underground and open pit mines. Jason is currently responsible for overall performance for RCMI, a mining contractor operating across Canada. Mr. Nickel was previously the Vice President Engineering for New Pacific Metals Corp, which is developing the Tagish Lake Gold Property and was previously the Mine Manager for Minto Mine, a high grade open pit copper mine in the Yukon Territory owned by Capstone Mining Corp. Additionaly he and has worked at a number of operations including Snap Lake, Lexington, and Highland Valley Copper.
Saurabh Handa, C.A. Director
Mr. Handa is a Chartered Accountant, certified by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of British Columbia. Saurabh is currently the CFO for Yellowhead Mining Inc. and was formally the Controller for SouthGobi Resources Ltd., a public mining company listed on both the Toronto Stock Exchange and Hong Kong Stock Exchange. From 2008 to 2009, Mr. Handa held the position of Financial Analyst with SouthGobi Resources Ltd. From 2005 to 2008, Mr. Handa worked for Deloitte & Touche LLP where he spent two years in their audit practice working primarily on international mining companies and one year in their valuation practice working on various M&A transactions for mining companies.
Sharon Muzzin, C.A. Chief Financial Officer
Ms. Muzzin is a chartered accountant with over 25 years of experience providing management services to both private and public entities in the mining industry. Sharon is the Chief Financial Officer of Samaranta Mining Corporation, a company listed on the TSX Venture Exchange. Ms. Muzzin is also a senior consultant with Malaspina Consultants Inc., a private company that provides accounting and administrative services to junior public companies.
Dirk Meckert, PhD, P.Geo Chief Geologist
Dr. Meckert is an accomplished and highly educated geologist. Dirk was recently Project Supervisor for Conquest Resources in Red Lake Ontario on their Alexander Project, a deep drilling gold exploration program. Dirk previously worked as a mine geologist at the Cantung Mine, an underground Tungsten Mine. Dr. Meckert has the ability to draw on many layers of experience due to diverse work experience in mineral exploration, mine geology, coalbed methane projects, and paleontological excavations.
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