Recently Announced Industrial Minerals business in Spain
Signed a quartzite testing agreement with PCC SE ("PCC") to validate the chemical and thermal stability of Fairmont's Baie Comeau and Forestville Quartzite Projects
President, CEO & Director
Michael has over 25 years of experience in the mining industry. He has held the position of Senior Geologist, VP Corporate Development. President, CEO, and/or Director of publicly traded and private junior mining companies. Michael has worked in diamond, base metals, precious metals, industrial minerals, oil and natural gas, as well as sand, gravel and peat deposits, primarily in the Americas on private, public company and government projects. His combination of technical and business skills have led to the development of new economical hydrometallurgical processes on historical geological deposits.
CGA - CFO & Director
Over 23 years of experience in the accounting for an array of companies including Black Top Cabs & Pacific Western Brewing Co. CGA designation and Bachelor of Science in Mathematics from University of Alberta.
Michael Thompson P.Geo
Received his H.BSc. in Geology from the University of Toronto in 1997. Over 10 years of experience in both gold and base metal exploration, most notably Teck Resources Ltd., Placer Dome CLA Inc. and Goldcorp Inc. Founder, part owner and President of Fladgate Exploration Consulting Corporation of Thunder Bay, ON, a full service mineral exploration consulting firm with over 60 employees and a roster of publicly traded clients. Also serves as a Director and Vice President of Exploration for Red Metal Resources Ltd., a mineral exploration company quoted on the OTC Bulletin Board.
Mr. Cleave is currently the Chief Financial Officer of Largo Resources Ltd. Mr. Cleave is a business professional with over 25 years' experience in finance strategy, M&A, compliance, financial reporting, internal control and strategic planning. He served as Director, Chief Financial Officer, Corporate Controller and in senior finance positions for large, multi-national companies in the mining, manufacturing and retail sectors, including Bata Limited, Falconbridge Limited, and Goldcorp Inc. He started his career with PricewaterhouseCoopers in 1993 and has also served as Chief Financial Officer for numerous junior mining companies, including Alturas Minerals Corp., Cline Mining Corporation and Grandview Gold Inc.
Neil Pettigrew M.Sc. P.Geo.
Received H.BSc. in Geology degree from the University of New Brunswick in 1999 and his M.Sc. degree in Earth Sciences from the University of Ottawa in 2004. Over 10 years of experience with several junior and major companies in gold and Cu-Ni-PGE exploration, most notably Avalon Ventures Ltd., Temex Resources Corp., Rainy River Resources Ltd., Placer Dome CLA Inc. and Goldcorp Inc. Founder, part owner and Vice President of Fladgate Exploration Consulting Corporation of Thunder Bay, ON, a full service mineral exploration consulting firm with a roster of publicly traded clients.