Consulting geological services for major and junior exploration companies.
Preparation of Qualifying Reports (National Policy 43-101 compliant), property evaluations and development of exploration programs and plans.
Supervision of major drill programs.
Preparation of Valuations or Opinions of Value for RTO's, Major Transactions and Expropriations.
Property inspections in Canada, US, Mexico, Cuba, Panama, Nicaragua, Peoples Republic of China, Republic of South Africa, Portugal, Guinea, Ecuador, Argentina and Indonesia.
Geological research compilations for areas of Ecuador, China, Panama, Argentina, Australia. Tungsten evaluations in Portugal.
Familiar with most mineral deposit types -
Porphyry copper-gold-molybdenum systems,
Epithermal and Mesothermal gold deposits,
Volcanogenic massive sulphides and volcanic/sediment-hosted red-bed copper deposits,
Detailed reviews of nephrite jade and other gemstones.
Valuation of diamond deposits.
Valuation of a placer claim in BC
Preparation of major Assessment reports on a large porphyry copper-gold claim package, Northern BC
Valuation of a “Frac Sand” deposit in BC
Examination of a nephrite jade property in Fraser Valley BC, brief recommendations
Examination of a porphyry copper prospect in Serbia
Property inspections and Technical reports on several BC properties
Technical report on Nephrite jade property BC, gold properties in Idaho, Montana
Technical report on an oxide copper property in Arizona
Technical reports and property inspection in Portugal for Blackheath Resources (tungsten)
Summary Report for Santa Cruz copper property Arizona
Property review for Emerald Copper Arizona
Completed Technical Reports for properties in Mexico, Canada, China, Argentina, Nicaragua, Portugal,Guinea
Opinions of Value for Rio Grande copper property Argentina, Copper porphyry in Jamaica
Opinion of Value for properties in Portugal and Norway for Wega Mining AS
Opinion of Value – Nickel property in Yemen, Copper property Jamaica and Gold property Panama
Valuation of Crown Granted claims Khutze Inlet BC after government expropriation (in progress)
Review of properties in Henan, Guangdong, Gansu provinces peoples republic of China
Co-Author of Fairness Opinion Great China Resources Ltd, Xietongmen Porphyry Cu deposit
Preparation of Qualifying report for 21 properties in Ecuador, Guinea, Portugal and Norway for Wega Mining AS,
Opinion of Value for the Chorcha copper porphyry, Panama
Opinion of Value for the Cerro Quema gold project, Panama
Qualifying reports for properties in Slocan, Salmo, Cranbrook BC, Wenatchee, Washington
Resource estimate for the Sphinx molybdenum property, Cranbrook BC
Technical reports for silver properties in Zacatecas, Idaho.
Review of major copper porphyry at Wunugetushan, Liaoning China
Review of gold property acquisitions in Nevada and Sonora, Mexico.
Supervision and reporting on exploration in Panama and Cuba.
Preparation of a technical report and valuation report to support release of shares for major projects in Ecuador.
Review of a number of significant gold properties in China.
Qualification of a number of properties in central Argentina.
Valuation for the Buffer zone diamond property (Archon), the Aries kimberlite (Australia).
Valuation of jade property (Jade West Group) and opal property (Okanagan Opal)
Review of a number of properties in Indonesia for an investor group.
Valuation ofproperties expropriated for a Provincial Park in BC (Cape Scott Park, Upper Granby River areas
Valuation of a gold deposit at Harrison Lake
Valuation of a major gold deposit in Indonesia (Masuparia)
Valuation and technical report of a major fluorite property in Newfoundland.
Valuation of Kenville Gold property for a civil litigation.
Valuation of a number of gold properties in Sierra Madre Occidental, States of Chihuahua and Durango, Mexico
Supervision of drill program on gold and platinum targets Northwest Ontario.
Review and description of a diamond exploration project in Alberta.
Prepared talks on consulting geology for graduate students at UBC
Assisted with preparation of a description of mineral prospects for BC Yukon Chamber of Mines
Preparation of a file concerning mineral property valuation methods.
Assistance with problems concerning a number of expropriations by the BC Government.
Valuation of the expropriated claims and assistance in receiving fair compensation
Evaluations of porphyry copper properties in British Columbia and Arizona
1979-1993 RAPITAN RESOURCES INC., VANCOUVER B.C.
Consulting Geological services for major and junior exploration companies.
Management of prospecting programs. Preparation of qualifying reports, property evaluations and development of exploration plays.
Acting for Ashton Mining Ltd., Australia researching Canadian diamond activity.
1993 Reviewed a large number of property submittals for Island-Arc Resources Corp. and other clients. Wrote numerous qualifying reports for kimberlite exploration in Saskatchewan.
1991 Participated in a regional exploration program in Northern Washington for massive sulphide deposits, for Kennecott U.S.A. (Spokane Office). Mapped and sampled a large porphyry system in Southern Washington.
1990 Managed an exploration program in the Omineca area for Kennco Explorations Ltd., on the Dorothy and Lorraine porphyry-copper properties.
1988 Acted as a consultant for Ashton Mining Limited, based in Australia, researching platinum and diamond prospects in Canada and the U.S.
1987 Continued exploration of the Mountain Diatreme and Southern B.C. kimberlite areas.
1985 Managed a $1 million program for Energex Minerals Ltd., which outlined geological reserves of 250,000 tons of 0.30 oz/ton gold (later defined as mineable, and partly mined).
1980-1982 Participated in regional sampling programs with JMT Services on Queen Charlotte Islands, Taseko area, Bonaparte area, Smithers area, HarrisonLake area; located several worthwhile massive sulphide, epithermal and porphyry prospects.
1980 Farmed out the Southern B.C. kimberlite exploration and Mountain Diatreme kimberlite properties to a Syndicate including C. Fipke and Superior Oil.
1979 Participated in the valuation of the exploration assets of a producing mining company (Whitehorse Copper Ltd.) for dissident shareholders on takeover by Hudson Bay Exploration. As a result, the dissident group was awarded an additional $2.50/share.
1979 Managed a regional exploration program for Kerr Addison Mines Ltd. in the Bralorne-Chilcotin area. Discovered an epithermal gold-silver deposit at Big Bar which was later farmed out to E+B Explorations.
1976-1979 PETRA GEM EXPLORATIONS OF CANADA LTD.
Vice-President and Managing Director.
Geological Consulting and Exploration for gem materials.
Exploration and development of precious metal, base metal and industrial mineral deposits, exploration for jade deposits and kimberlites.
Consulting projects in Canada, U.S.A., Mexico and The Republic of the Philippines.
1979 Managed an exploration and mining program on island of Mindoro, Philippines, producing a lapidary material for carvings, beads.
1978 Farmed a kimberlite exploration project to a Syndicate including Silver Standard Minerals, Esso Minerals Canada, BP Selco.
1978 With T.C. Scott, staked and explored the Al gold-copper property in the Toodoggone Mining Camp which was later optioned to Energex Minerals Ltd. and Kidd Creek Mines Ltd.
1977 With C.I. Godwin, Ph.D. explored and staked several kimberlitic diatremes in the Rocky Mountains, Southern B.C. Optioned these diamond properties to Esso/Selco/Silver Standard and later C. Fipke and Superior Oil. 1976 Staked Mountain Diatreme Kimberlite, Northwest Territories. Optioned to C. Fipke and Superior Oil. Staked several VMS properties in the Smithers area, B.C.
1972-1976 MANEX MINING LTD, VANCOUVER, B.C.
Consulting Geological work for a variety of Corporate clients. Reference: M.J. Beley.
Amongst other projects, explored and mapped several jade properties for Jade Queen Mines Ltd., Nephro-Jade Canada Ltd., Far North Jade Ltd., Arctic Jade Ltd., and New World Jade Ltd.
Other work for junior and senior mining exploration companies exploring gold veins and porphyry copper deposits.
Supervision of drill projects.
Staking claims, property inspections
1971 J.R. WOODCOCK AND ASSOCIATES, VANCOUVER, B.C.
on regional exploration program for massive sulphides, central British Columbia.
1970 ARCHER CATHRO AND ASSOCIATES, WHITEHORSE, Y.T.
Sedimentary Copper exploration program in the Mackenzie Mountains, NWT.
Regional Mapping and co-ordination of prospecting party. Supervised by A. Archer, R. Cathro.
1968-1969 MANEX MINING LTD., SMITHERS B.C.
1969 Summer work.
Property mapping and Evaluation, Geochemical and Geophysical Surveys, Diamond Drill Supervision. Evaluation of Jade Deposits. Summer employment under supervision of M.J.Beley.
1968 Summer employment
Geological mapping and diamond-drill supervision. Self-employed prospecting, Queen CharlotteIslands, B.C.
1965-68 CHEVRON STANDARD LTD., CALGARY, EDMONTON, ALBERTA
Senior Field Assistant
Mapping Party in Mackenzie and Richardson Mountains, NWT.,
Subsurface exploration studies, Calgary office,
Carbonate Reef research, Edmonton office,
Well site geological supervision, Northern Alberta, Production Department duties, Edmonton Office. Supervised by C. Dahlstrom, R. Daniel.
Completed work July 1968 to return to University.
1964 GEOLOGICAL SURVEY OF CANADA, CALGARYALBERTA
Summer student, Junior Field Assistant
Mapping Party. Kananaskis and Canal Flats Mapsheets., Alberta and B.C. Supervised by Dr.G.B.Leech. Summer employment