Directors and Officers

Jim Place

 

James H. Place, P. Geo, President/CEO

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.

Gary Musil, Secretary/CFO/Director

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.

Victor Bryant, MAusIMM; I.Eng/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.

William (Bill) Loucks, CPA/CA/Director

Bill received his Honours Bachelor of Science degree in agriculture from the University of Guelph in 1978. He qualified as a Chartered Professional Accountant in 1981. Bill joined Collins Barrow in 1989 and retired in December 2017. While working as a partner of the Chatham-Kent practice; Bill provided audit, accounting, tax and various consulting services. The Chatham-Kent Chamber of Commerce awarded Bill the 2007 Business Professional of the year award. Over the years, Bill has been a shareholder of various privately held manufacturing companies.

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