Technical Advisory Board
Peter Megaw - Geology
Dr. Megaw, C.P.G. is President of INDEX/Cascabel and co-founder of Cascabel and MAG Silver Corporation, a company focused on projects located within the Mexican Silver Belt. He has a Ph.D. in geology from the University of Arizona and more than 34 years of relevant experience focused on silver and gold exploration in Mexico. He is a certified Professional Geologist by the American Institute of Professional Geologists and an Arizona Registered geologist. Dr. Megaw has been instrumental in a number of mineral discoveries in Mexico including new ore bodies at existing mines, Excellon Resources' Platosa Mine, and MAG Silver's Juanicipio-Fresnillo, Zacatecas; Platosa, Durango; and Cinco de Mayo-Pozo Seco, Chihuahua. He and his associates also put together the Mexican property portfolio now held by Revolution Resources Corp. and arranged the acquisition of X-Strata’s Latin American holdings by Linear Gold. Dr. Megaw has served on the Board of MAG Silver since 2005, Candente Gold since 2009 and Minaurum Gold since 2010. Dr. Megaw was awarded the Society of Mining Engineers 2012 Robert M. Dreyer Award for excellence in Applied Economic Geology and the Carnegie Mineralogical Medal for 2009.
Jeff Hussey - Operations
Mr. Hussey has been consulting since 2007 and was appointed to the position of Executive Vice President, Development of Champion Minerals in March 2011. He initially joined Champion Minerals as Vice President, Exploration in February 2008, bringing with him over 25 years of international exploration and mining experience, which included 19 years with Noranda Inc. and Falconbridge Ltd. (now part of Xstrata Plc). While working for Noranda and Falconbridge, Mr. Hussey had both exploration and mine operational roles at Brunswick Mines, as Chief Geologist of Mines Gaspe, and as Senior Geologist during the Antamina Mine startup in Peru. After working at Antamina, he was Senior Scientist with the Mining Technical group at the Noranda Technology Centre, and as General Foreman of Open Pit Mines and Surface Projects of Raglan Mines in northern Quebec, where he also led Six Sigma optimization projects for the concentrator and surface projects departments. Mr. Hussey holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Geology from the
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