Bruce Mackie, P. Geo., M.Sc. Geology
Bruce Mackie is a senior Exploration Geologist with almost 40 years of progressive experience in all phases of exploration program management from conceptualization, acquisition, budgeting, evaluation and ore reserve definition. He has extensive experience and strong technical skills for a wide variety of deposit and project types in the America’s, from grassroots to feasibility, underground and open pit, precious metal as well as base metal, uranium and PGE’s.
Henning Holmstrom, Ph.D, M.Sc. Geotechnology - Golder Associates
Mr. Holmström is a Swedish mining engineer/geochemist (M.Sc. in Geotechnology, Ph.D. in Applied Geology). He has taught geochemistry and geology at Luleå University of Technology and has 24 years of experience from research and projects involving mining (geochemistry, mine closure/reclamation/ rehabilitation, waste management/tailings and waste rock, geohydrology and water treatment, permitting, as well as technical studies e.g. PEA/PFS/FS-studies). He has also worked with contaminated land and sediments (Phase 1 and 2 investigations, EIA, site-clean-up, water treatment and project management >3-4 MUSD projects).
As an employee of Golder, he is responsible for approximately 70+ people including two business area managers and four group managers. Henning also functions as the Business Development Leader Mining in the Nordics. He is responsible for the mining sector in Sweden, Finland, Norway and Greenland. He is also a member of the Swedish and Nordic Management teams.
Eugene Puritch, P. Eng., FEC, CET
Mr. Puritch is a professional mining engineer licenced in five Canadian Provinces with 40 years experience in engineering and operations of open-pit and underground mines. Assignments have taken him throughout Canada, Central and South America, Australia, Africa, Russia, Eastern Europe, China, South Korea and Mongolia. Gold, silver, base metal, PGM, and iron deposits have been the focus with projects ranging from small underground narrow vein to large open-pit multi-element properties.
Mr. Puritch is a specialist in geological modeling and mine design and has extensive experience in the use of Gemcom, Whittle, and AutoCad software packages. Many underground and open-pit mineral resource estimates, optimizations and mine designs were developed for Preliminary Economic Assessments and Feasibility Studies. He has co-authored more than 300 NI 43-101 technical reports as a Qualified Person on gold, silver, base metal and PGM deposits.
Mr. Puritch was recently chairman of the Professional Engineers of Ontario Sub Committee to update the Guidelines for Engineers Who Provide Reports on Mineral Projects. For more than 10 years, he has been an active member of the PEO Experience Requirements Committee for Mining Engineers.
Hans Lindberg, M.Sc. Geotechnology - Geovista
M.Sc. Hans Lindberg (GeoVista AB) received his Master in Geotechnology with specialization in Geophysics and Economic Geology from the University of Lulea, Sweden, in 1981. Mr. Lindberg has 35 years professional experience including consulting and project management in both national and international environments. Areas of specialization are geophysical data processing, data management, project management, minerals legislation, HSEC programmes and business information compilations and marketing for the minerals industry. He has good communication skills and proven ability to work well in multi-disciplinary teams in Sweden and abroad. Mr. Lindberg has gained project experience from Sweden and Australia. Mr. Lindberg is responsible for, on a consulting basis, maintaining and developing the tenement portfolio of numerous exploration companies operating in Sweden, and assuring that exploration work is conducted in coherence with applicable legislation.