Welcome To The Highbank Resources Ltd. HUB On AGORACOM
Highbank Resources – Advanced Aggregate Gravel Exploration in Canada "Digging into our Past to bring Prosperity to YOUR Future"
Victor N. Bryant
MAusIMM; I.Eng, President/CEO/Director
Over 40 years in the mining industry in various capacities such as operations and project engineer, plant manager, senior process metallurgist, and mill/concentrator superintendent. Metallurgical Consultant, recently Vice President & Senior Metallurgist for Micon International Limited (June 2005 – 2011), and prior ten years with Flour Daniel consulting on projects for PT Newmont in Indonesia; Phelps Dodge and Asarco in South Peru; BHP in Santiago, Chile; Cyprus Corp in Arizona and Peru, and numerous other worldwide projects. Prior to Flour Daniel he worked for Billiton International Metals Ltd., Granges Exploration, Sherritt Gordon, Placer Development Ltd., Noranda Mines Ltd. and Anglo American Corporation.
James H. Place
A registered professional geoscientist with more than 25 years of experience in the aggregate and engineering fields. He has worked on all phases of aggregate projects from exploration and planning through to testing, development, marketing, production and reclamation throughout northern and coastal British Columbia. Mr. Place has held positions with government, engineering companies, and environmental consulting companies, i.e. Levelton Consultants Ltd., Uplands Resources Inc. and ECL Environment Solutions. His experience includes carrying out professional analysis and providing leadership for aggregate project development and construction engineering related to civil works and major infrastructure projects.
Luard J. Manning
Life Member B.C. Professional Engineers and CIMM. Over 50 years mining experience, and a mining consultant practicing out of Vancouver, B.C. as President of L.J. Manning and Associates since 1967. He has extensive personal expertise in operating underground mines, and has operated small open pit operations. Has supervised and critiqued engineering designs for both surface and underground deposits with emphasis on the effects of design on operating economics. Most notably, completed feasibility studies for Brandywine operation of Northair Mines; the Ruth Vermont project for Columbia River Mines; and the Rabbit Lake open pit project for Gulf Minerals Canada Ltd. He has work experience in Canada, Latin America, and the U.S.A., and has reviewed properties in England and Australia. He is a director and officer of several public companies.
Jake Bottay is a graduate of Simon Fraser University, earning his Bachelor of Arts Degree in 1972. Since 1980, Mr. Bottay has been responsible for project co-ordination, financing, contract negotiations, audit committees and public relations with a number of Junior Exploration companies. While serving as a Director or Officer on numerous Public Companies, Mr. Bottay has gained valuable experience in doing business in South America, Europe and Canada.
Vice President of Aggregate Operations
Mr. Spletzer brings to the Company 30 years of contracting experience working with enterprises such as Canfor and Houston Forest Products, and the B.C. Ministry of Forests. The basis of these contracts (durations up to 13 years) range from logging, aggregate and road building, silviculture (mechanical site preparation), and various other levels of construction and forestry related jobs. These contracts involved managing as many as 90 employees. He has worked with First Nations in Northern B.C. employing up to 20 band members for 9 years.
Gary Musil has more than 30 years of management and financial consulting experience and has served as an officer and director on numerous public companies since 1988. This experience has resulted in his overseeing the financial aspects and expenditures on exploration projects in Peru, Chile, Eastern Europe (Slovak Republic), and British Columbia, Ontario, Quebec and New Brunswick (Canada). Prior to this, he was employed for 15 years with Dickenson Mines Ltd. and Kam-Kotia Mines Ltd. as a Controller for the producing silver/lead/zinc mine in the interior of British Columbia Canada.