Comments have been directed towards managements credibility in the recent past. No one really defended these comments, so I will stand up for them and their past success. Through my research I have found that during the dire times of 2008 that management used personal finances to keep the company a float and properties in good standing. They also stopped taking wages. The financial stability of our management and directors having the ability to do this alone is worth more than a 1 million dollar market cap.
So for those who have forgotten what this management team has came from here is a refresher.
Mr. O’Brien has over 17 years’ experience in the mineral exploration industry. Prior to joining BCGold Corp. he was Vice President, Exploration for Terrane Metals Corp. (acquired by Thompson Creek Metals Company Inc. in 2010). Previous to that Mr. O’Brien worked for Placer Dome Inc. as Senior Exploration Geologist in the Strategic Development Group. In this position he conducted evaluations on advanced stage projects in Central Asia, Alaska, the Caribbean, and Canada. He played a key role in the development of the Donlin Creek Project from an early stage exploration project to a multi–million ounce gold deposit. He has advanced several projects to positive production decisions, including Pueblo Viejo and Mt. Milligan. From 1993 to 1996, Mr. O’Brien conducted exploration in the Red Lake Camp, within and adjacent to the Campbell Mine, which is now a part of Goldcorp Inc.’s Red Lake Gold Mines Complex.
- It strikes me as interesting that DO did a surprise work program up at Rainbow given that is adjoins the Mt Milligan mine that he was involved in the advancement of. Also DO was in the driver seat for Terrane metals as VP of exploration and who's disoveries led to the company being taken out by Thompson Creek for some 600+ million.
Mr. Fowler is a founding director of BCGold Corp. and has been President and CEO of the Company since January 2007. He has more than 30 years’ experience as a mining executive and exploration geologist on a global basis. From 2005 to 2006 Mr. Fowler was a mining consultant responsible for the identification and evaluation of exploration and mining investment opportunities for Quest Capital Corp. Prior to this he was Exploration Manager for Quadra Mining Ltd., where he evaluated and managed a number of advanced and pre–feasibility–level exploration projects in the United States, Chile and Peru (Carlotta, Sierra Gorda, Magistral). From 1991 to 2004, Mr. Fowler worked in a variety of technical and managerial roles for Placer Dome Inc., where he managed a regional exploration office and a number of advanced stage, feasibility–level projects and evaluations (Musselwhite, Mt. Milligan, South Deeps) and directed Minex exploration at a number of internationally located mines. Mr. Fowler is a founding director and Chairman of Laurentian Goldfields Ltd.
- Lets face it, many have lost hope in Brian Fowler. However is work experience with companies like Quest, Quadra and Placer Dome cannot be discounted to zero.
Guy La bel (director)
Mr. Le Bel has over 25 years of experience in the mining industry. His focus is on valuation, financial analysis and strategic and business planning. Mr. Le Bel is currently a business development consultant and was most recently VP Business Development for KGHM International (formerly Quadra FNX Mining Ltd.). Before joining KGHM (Quadra), Mr. Le Bel was Corporate Development Consultant to Inco Ltd.’s Strategic Planning Group. Between 1998 and 2000 he was Manager, Business Valuation with Rio Algom Ltd. Following the acquisition of Rio Algom by BHP Billiton he became Senior Business Advisor to BHP Billiton Base Metals. From 1987 to 1998 he held the positions of Financial Analyst and Manager, Financial Planning with Cambior Inc. Prior to joining Cambior, Mr. Le Bel worked as a Mining and Geotechnical Engineer with Golder Associates Ltd. Mr. Le Bel is a founding director of RedQuest Capital Corp. He is a licensed member of L’Ordre des ingénieurs du Québec (OIQ) and a member of the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada (PDAC).
- Mr. La Bel has been purchasing shares in PP's as recently as tranche 1 of the last raise. His family has been involved in the mining industry for a very very long time. His brother is Andre La Bel and Andre is a VP at Osisko Mining.
For all board and management info including relationship conncections go to this link and surf around. Our management have an extensive outreach to top earning mining professionals from around the world. My guess is some or many of them are long term share holders of the company that are spoke of so very often. I feel it is very likely that the company can get together enough scratch from this and the retail market to keep our exploration hopes alive. Who knows, perhaps these new discoveries made north of HUB B adjacent to the Happy Sullivan showing could be the sheard off bulk tonnage deposit we have been looking for.