Mr. Gower has been involved in the mineral industry for over 30 years, including positions with Falconbridge Ltd. and Noranda Inc. (now Glencore Canada Corp.). He was manager of Atlantic Canada exploration for Noranda, including major programs in Newfoundland that resulted in the initial gold discoveries there in the 1980s.Read More
David Groves was educated at Hobart High School and University of Tasmania, completing a PhD on the giant Mt Bischoff tin deposit under the mentorship of Mike Solomon. After a period with the Geological Survey of Tasmania, David was appointed Lecturer in Economic Geology at the University of Western Australia (UWA) in 1972.Read More
Mr. Collins has an exceptional skill set in project development and analysis which is supported by a wide industry network. Through his work as a geologist and running a mining engineering office in Vancouver he has developed an understanding of numerous mineral camps and deposit types around the world.
Gary has over 35 years of experience in exploration and project development in Newfoundland and is a driving force of exploration in the Exploits subzone in 2000, he introduced Rubicon Minerals to the mineral potential of the area resulting in Numerous Gold discoveries.Read More
In 2012 Gary was awarded the Prospect of the Year award and Search Minerals was awarded the Developer of the Year award from the CIM Newfoundland branch for this discovery. In 2016/2017, Gary introduced the founding members of Newfound Gold to the mineral potential of the Appleton linear, Jonathan’s Pond linear and the structural significance of the geology sandwiched between the GRUB line and the Dog Bay line. He was the first to note the structural significance of the Gander Lake sigmoidal structure and the relating stacked sigmodal structures in the area.
For more than 35 years, Mr. Patterson has been involved in the administration and finance of exploration companies based in North America. As chairman of Donner Metals, Mr. Patterson was integral in the financing and exploration of Newfoundland and Labrador’s South Voisey’s Bay nickel exploration project as well as managing partner relationships with Teck and Falconbridge.Read More
Mr. Rodway is a registered Professional Geologist, and has spent more then a decade working with Canadian exploration and mining companies. He graduated from Memorial University of Newfoundland with a Bachelor of Science (Geology) and completed a Masters Degree in Business Resource Leadership at Queens University.Read More
Andrew Lee Smith
Mr. Smith is a professional geologist who has over 30 years of experience successfully exploring, developing and operating African and North American base metal and precious metal mining projects. Mr. Smith holds an honours BSc in Earth sciences from the University of Waterloo and is a member of the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia.Read More