Endurance Gold Corporation (EDG -- TSX.V) is pleased to announce the creation of a Technical Advisory Committee and the appointment of three well respected mineral exploration and mining industry veterans. These three individuals are expected to provide additional guidance to the Company's exploration and acquisition activities.
James Allan, M.Sc., P. Eng. - Rare Earth Exploration Consultant
Mr. Allan holds a B.A.Sc. (Geological Engineering) from the University of British Columbia and a M.Sc. (Geology, Engineering) from Queen's University. He is a Registered Professional Engineer with the Association of Professional Engineers, Geologists and Geophysicists of Alberta.
Mr. Allan has over 45 years' experience with several major mining and petroleum companies and as an independent consultant in mining exploration management, mineral property evaluation and mining geology. He has conducted and managed exploration and evaluation programs for a wide variety of mineral commodities in Canada, the United States, Latin America, the Philippines, Malaysia, Australia and the former Soviet Union including Russia.
Mr. Allan also has extensive management and consulting experience in the exploration for, and evaluation of, rare earth deposits. Mr. Allan was Manager of Mineral Exploration for Unocal/Molycorp in Canada from 1982 to 1990 where he evaluated a number of rare earth properties in Canada and the United States and managed an advanced exploration program on a rare earth deposit in eastern Canada. During that period, Mr. Allan visited and evaluated the Company's Bandito project on behalf of Unocal and Molycorp.
As an independent consultant, he has evaluated mineral deposits, prospects and exploration areas and managed field exploration projects for several clients. He has also conducted due diligence studies, written qualifying reports, reviewed qualifying reports for the Canadian stock exchange and conducted, as a senior member of separate teams, major evaluations for the Canadian federal government and the World Bank, including a past producing rare earth mining complex in central Asia. Mr. Allan resides in Calgary and is a "Qualified Person" as defined by National Instrument 43-101.
Peter C. LeCouteur, Ph.D., P. Eng., Petrographic Consultant
Peter Le Couteur received a PhD in geology from the University of British Columbia and has been involved in mineral exploration for a variety of deposit types and commodities including gold, lead-zinc, copper, uranium, platinum group metals, nickel, diamonds and special metals such as tantalum, lithium, niobium and rare earths.
He was employed by Cominco from 1975 to 1987, by Highwood Resources Ltd. from 1987 to 1989 and by Strathcona Mineral Services from 1989 to 1991. His most recent junior mineral exploration company positions were as Vice-President of Fjordland Exploration Inc. and Chief Geologist of Pathfinder Resources Ltd. He was a partner in Vancouver Indicator Processors Inc. and has been President of Micron Geological Ltd. since 2001. From 2004, in addition to exploration field work, he has carried out petrographic studies for various clients in the mineral exploration industry using light microscopes and a scanning electron microscope with an X-Ray analyzer.
Dr. Le Couteur is a Professional Engineer of the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia, a Fellow of the Geological Association of Canada and a member of the Society of Economic Geologists and is a "Qualified Person" as defined by National Instrument 43-101.
Robert J. (Bob) Young, B.Sc., P. Eng. - Exploration Consultant
Mr. Young holds a B.A.Sc. (Geological Engineering) from the University of British Columbia. He is a Registered Professional Engineer with the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia.
Mr. Young has over 50 years' mining and exploration experience with Placer Dome and Teck Resources. Mr. Young's career commenced in mine geology at Craigmont and Gibralter and then became largely focused on exploration for the past 35 years. For several years, Mr. Young served as Vice President at Teck responsible for South American exploration in Santiago and retired from Teck in 1999. Mr. Young has conducted and managed exploration and evaluation programs primarily for copper and gold in Canada, United Sates, Chile, Argentina, Venezuela, Indonesia, Tanzania, and Namibia.
Robert (Bob) Young resides in Vancouver and currently serves on the Board of Directors of First Majestic Silver Corporation and Goldrush Resources Ltd. and is a "Qualified Person" as defined by National Instrument 43-101.
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