mining

Raymond E. Irwin

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Irwin, Raymond 1574211Title: Geologic Consultant

Company: Nevada Silver, Inc.

Location: Albuquerque, NM, United States

Distinguished for more than four decades in the exploration and mining services industry, Raymond Irwin has traveled all over the world and has been involved in four major mine discoveries. Proficient in investigating and surveying land for mineral deposits, his responsibilities as a geologic consultant for Nevada Silver, Inc. involve reviewing property submittals, evaluating potential advanced stage gold, silver and base metals. In addition, he directs projects and crews, maintains budgets, and plans and supervises exploration programs. His work has taken him all over the world, including, Brazil, Bolivia, Ghana, Canada and Mexico. His exploration specialties and mineralization expertise are in tertiary-Jurassic sandstone-hosted uranium, porphyry and supergene copper, pyrometasoatic Cu and Au, epithermal and mesothermal structurally controlled (vein) Cu, Au and Ag, “Burgin mine type” complex structurally controlled mesothermal Pb, Zn, Ag and Au, “Carlin type” sediment hosted Au and Ag, Archean and Proterozoic greenstone belt hosted gold and mafic intrusive hosted Cu-Ni-Co-PGE. Read the rest of this entry »

Franck Besseat

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Besseat, Franck 1992619.jpgTitle: President

Company: Savoir-Faire Consulting

Location: Alberta, Canada

With 25 years of experience in consulting and project management, Franck Besseat specializes in managing multibillion dollar projects. As the president of Savoir-Faire Consulting, his expertise in analyzing, problem solving and leading teams results in finding new clients and contracts and completing management projects. He is certified as a project management professional and relates this to negotiating, developing partnerships and handling finances. Savoir-Faire Consulting is a unique solution provider for the oil and gas, mining and water industries. Read the rest of this entry »

Nathaniel Hauptfleisch

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Nathaniel Hauptfleisch 1789230Title: Director

Company: Kappa Engineering

Location: Germiston Knights, South Africa

Nathaniel Hauptfleisch’s love of the engineering field and his desire to learn inspired him to pursue a career in the industry. Mr. Hauptfleisch has more than a decade of experience and has been serving in his current position for the past five years. The Kappa group is a hydraulics engineering company that manufactures, assembles, tests and repairs hydraulic cylinders, and is strong in the underground trackless mining markets, earth moving, drilling and exploration and in the waste removal market. Well versed in repairs, Mr. Hauptfleisch is responsible for overseeing daily business operations, and sharing responsibility of the company with two other directors. He attributes his success to his hard work and determination. Looking toward the future, Mr. Hauptfleisch intends to utilize his strong skill set and knowledge to assist in the company’s expansion. Read the rest of this entry »