William Wilson

Adjunct Instructor
Office Phone: (303) 273-3597, Office: BB 231; wrwilson@mines@edu

Academic Appointment and Responsibilities
2010 – Present: Colorado School of Mines
Department of Mining Engineering Adjunct Instructor
Courses taught include:

• MNGN428/429 - Mining Engineering Evaluation and Design

• MNGN460/560 – Industrial Mineral Production

• MNGN625 – Graduate Mining Seminar


Professional Experience
1988 - Present: Independent Consultant

2014 - Present: Gentor Resources, Inc -Director

2010 - Present: TUVERA Exploration Inc. – Director, Executive Vice President and CFO

2009 - Present: Delrand Resources Corporation – Director

2009- 2011: Alliance Mining Corp., Director, CFO

2005 - 2010: New Horizon Uranium Corporation – President, COO, CFO

2004 - 2005: Tonogold Resources, Inc. - Director and Vice-President

2004 - 2005: Starburst Exploration and Mining Inc. (name change to) Petrostar Petroleum Corporation, Director, Vice President – Mining, Corporate Secretary

1999 - 2004: Basin Perlite Company - President

1998 - 2001: Cherokee Mining Company Inc. - President

1997 - Present: Loncor Resources Inc. - Director

1995- 1998: Nevada Manhattan Mining Inc. - Vice President of Operations

1995 - 2003: Banro - Director, President + CEO (2000 - 2003)

1993 - 1999: Gold Mines Corporation – President

1991 - 1997: Gold King Consolidated – Director and Chairman of the Board

1991 – 1992: Grynberg Resources, Inc. - Executive Vice President

1989 - 1991: DUNN-Behre Dolbear Inc. - Vice President

1989: Minproc Engineers Inc. - Vice President, Business Development

1986 – 1988: Coors Ceramics Company - Director, Minerals and Power Group

1981 – 1986: Humphreys Mineral Industries Inc. - President and Chief Executive Officer –(Wholly-owned subsidiary of Buttes Gas and Oil Co. of Oakland, CA) and Buttes Resources Company - Vice President, Minerals

1975 – 1981: Kaiser Engineers, Inc. - Vice President - Mining, Phillips Barratt Kaiser (PBK) Engineering Ltd; Kaiser Engineers - Director Business Development U.S. and Canada; Business Development Manager, Central Region;

1974 – 1975: Fluor Utah, Inc. - Sales Coordinator

1965 – 1974: Airco Industrial Gases, Aluminum Forge Company and Aluminum Company of America (ALCOA)

Professional Certifications
Qualified Person in Mining, Metallurgy and Environmental Compliance, Mining and Metallurgical Society of America, Member Number 01063QP.

Education
University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, Master of Business Administration with emphasis on Accounting and Marketing, 1972

Colorado School of Mines, Metallurgical Engineer (Professional Degree), 1965

Honors and Awards

Colorado School of Mines Alumni Association - Melville F. Coolbaugh Award, April 2014

Colorado School of Mines Alumni Association - Outstanding Alumnus Award, April 2010

Legion of Honor in recognition of fifty years of continuous membership in the Society of Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration

Honorary Life Member, Colorado Mining Association in recognition of contributions to the Association, Chairman of the Board, 1998.

Service to Professional Societies & Organizations

Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration Inc. , 1963 - present

SME Colorado Section, Board member 2010-present, Treasurer, 2010-2013, Membership Chair 2013 - present

SME Audit Committee – 2011 - present

SME Education and Professional Development Strategic Committee, term from February 2011 to February 2013

Mining and Metallurgical Society of America, 1984 - present,

Denver Section, Counselor, 1997-1998, member Audit Committee, 2010-2012 and Treasurer, 2013 - present

Qualified Professional – Mining, Metallurgy/Processing and Environmental Compliance (Member no. 01063QP)

Canadian Institute of Mining, 2004 - present (previously member from 1978-1986)

Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada, 2000 - present

Colorado Mining Association – 1982 – present

Chairman of the Board, 1988; Executive Committee, 1984 - 1991

Board of Directors, 1982-1994

Membership Committee, Chairman 1982-1984

Member of Wildlife Protection Subcommittee, Chairman 1994-1997

Animas River Basin water quality task force, 1995-1998

Member of Uranium and Hard Rock Committee, 2005-present.

Colorado Mining Association Educational Foundation, Board of Directors, 1989 - present

Colorado School of Mines Alumni Association, 1965 - present

Member Student Mentoring Program, 2005 - present

Current Professional Organization Memberships (1965/2013)
Member, Society of Mining, Metallurgy and Explorations (SME)

Member, Mining and Metallurgical Society of America

Member, Canadian Institute of Mining

Professional Publications, Presentations & Short-courses
Papers
Society for Mining, Metallurgy, and Exploration Inc. – Peer review of professional paper “Heavy-Mineral Deposits of the Fox Hills Formation Located near Limon, Colorado” by Fredic Pirkle, Gale Bishop, William Pirkle and Norman Stouffer. February 2, 2011.

“Bingo Rare Earths/Niobium Project, North Kivu Province, Democratic Republic of Congo, Preliminary Assessment Report”, prepared for Loncor Resources Inc. December 27, 2010.

“The Current State of the Uranium Industry”. Presented to the Sanvik International Mining School as part of that Masters Degree program for engineering personnel in the Company and the two-week portion of the courses taught at the Colorado School of Mines. November 6, 2008.

“Building a Uranium Exploration Company from Scratch in a Volitile Market”, by William R. Wilson, President & COO, New Horizon Uranium Corporation, Presented at the Society of Mining Engineers annual meeting, Salt Lake City, Utah, February 25, 2008.

“Basin Perlite Company – A Greenfield Industrial Mineral Company, Milford, Utah”. Prepared for Basin Perlite Company. Co-authored with O. Jay Gatten, North American Exploration, Inc. May 2003.

“Ivaniv Garnet Project Pre-feasibility Project, (Vinnytsya, Ukraine)”. Prepared for Europa Resources, Inc. Co-authored with Ronald C. Davis, Richard P. Ott, Walter Stunder, R. Lary Miller and Joseph Montgomery. Included assessment and use existing aggregate operations and equipment in the quarry containing the garnet deposit. February 1998.

“Report on Mineral Park Copper Project, Mojave County, Arizona”. Prepared for Mineral Park Copper LLC. Co-authored with Paul C. Jones. August 1995.

“Peru Mining Projects Study”. Prepared for International Resource Linkages and their confidential client, identified various projects and estimated equipment requirements for fifteen major mining projects in Peru. Co-authored with by Paul C. Jones with assistance from Richard Waissar. August 1994.

“Mining Projects in the Former Soviet Union Trends for the 1990’s”, December 1992.

“Pre-feasibility Study for the Development of the Khakandzinskoye Gold Project, Khabarovsk Krai, the Russian Federation”. Included establishing procedures for the local government to convert their reserves base to Western Hemisphere definitions and protocol. Prepared for Grynberg Resources, Inc. March 1992.

“Preliminary Feasibility Study, Divide Gold Project, Esmeralda County, Nevada”. Prepared for Crown Resources Company. March 1989.

“Ten Mile Potash Project, Grand County, Utah”, Final Showing and Financial Analysis. Prepared for Buttes Resources Company in feasibility study format, submitted to and approved by the Bureau of Land Management, United States Department of Interior. Co-authored with James V. Thompson and Robert Norman. July 1983.
Developing Distance Learning Initiative for the CSM Mining Engineering Department, 2010 -present
Contributed to Nelson/Park study of mining project technical and geopolitical risk, University of Utah, Mining Engineering Department – 2013.

(January 21, 2014)

 

 

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