Chris’ field experience began at 16 years old with Hecla Mining and Esso Minerals Canada. He continued his field work while earning his B.Sc. in Geology from the University of British Columbia (class of 1982).Chris has over 40 years of field experience where he specialised in remote and difficult access projects for mineral exploration. Chris started CAH Consulting Ltd. In 1989. His contracts ranged from Head of Exploration and Field Activities for GGL Resources Corp (1991-2012). to Project Manager for projects in various stages of exploration and development in NU, NT, BC, YT, AB, OR, CA, AZ, NM, NV, CO and Ghana. Chris started working with Aurora Geosciences Ltd. in 2012 as Project Manager for the Kennady North Project (Kennady Diamonds).Chris has been a resident of Yellowknife, NT since 1992 – working continually in the field of diamond, gold and base metal exploration.
Mr. Estrada has wide experience with a variety of mining operation through-out the Americas, including 14 years with Capstone Mining Corp. at its Cozamin and Pinto Valley Mines. He is the founder and owner of Eleven Mercantile and Technical Solutions LLC. Mr. Estrada holds a degree in Civil Engineering from the Instituto Tecnológico de Durango and is certified in Risk, Safety, Leadership, Maintenance and Process Management, and Cut-Off Grade and Mine Strategy Optimization.
Dr. McCandless is president of MCC Geoscience Inc. based in British Columbia since 2008. From 2000 to 2007 he was Chief Mineralogist for Ashton Mining Canada Inc. and held the same position at Stornoway Diamonds Corp. from 2007 to 2008. Dr. McCandless is a member of the Association of Professional Engineers and Geologists of British Columbia, the Northwest Territories and Nunavut Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists, the Association of Mineral Exploration of British Columbia and is a fellow of the Society of Economic Geologists. He is also Adjunct Professor in the Department of Earth Sciences at the University of Alberta and the Department of Geosciences at the University of Arizona.