Jeffrey D. King, P.G., I2M’s President and CEO announced this morning at the Seattle office that he has appointed a new Senior Associate to the existing group of I2M Associates. Mr. Scott Cameron, B.Sc., and B. Env.Sc. (Honors) will serve as a Senior Environmental Associate, based in Houston, Texas. He has extensive experience in Australia and China on water resources protection projects and will support I2M’s environmental and mining-related projects in the U.S. and throughout the world (here).
Jeffrey D. King, I2M’s President and CEO announced this morning at the Seattle office that I2M’s Chief Geologist, Michael D. Campbell, has been elected a Fellow by the Australian Institute of Geoscientists. Mr. Campbell thanked the AIG for their recognition and noted that he spent his first four professional years in the Australian outback on exploration projects during the latter 1960s under the supervision and encouragement of Brian Fitzpatrick and Rossi Grasso (well-known senior geological consultants based in Adelaide) at the time employed as Consultants to the Conoco Mining Group under Robert N. Arrington, Vice President, based in Sydney. They would have been pleased. Mr. Campbell also thanked the senior geologists in Townsville and Adelaide who served as his sponsors for the AIG election.
Wishbone Gold plc, an I2M Client, has just released encouraging exploration results on gold and copper prospects within the Wishbone II tenement in NE Queensland, Australia (more1, more2). I2M Associates, LLC serves as an independent consultant to WBG management. The Company is listed on the London AIM and on the OTC in New York. I2M prepared the CPR on the tenement in 2012 (more3).
Strategic Minerals, plc., an I2M Client, has begun to ship magnetite to U.S. and Asian markets from the Cobre Mine in New Mexico (more1). SM earlier announced favorable results from their drilling program at the Iron Glen project located in NE Queensland encountering high-quality magnetite but also significant silver, lead, zinc, and copper from an associated mineralized trend at the Lead Belly prospect NW of the Iron Glen pit (more2). I2M prepared the CPR in 2011 for SM as part of their entry to the London AIM (more3). I2M also prepared the application for Iron Glen’s Mineral Development License in 2012, which was subsequently approved by the Queensland Government to place Iron Glen on a fast track to production as the resources are identified and evaluated.
I2M Associates, LLC recently provided independent technical support to one of its clients, Wishbone Gold plc (WBG), to review press releases to the London AIM Stock Exchange on new information regarding their exploration projects for gold and other metals in Queensland, Australia. These announced that WBG is acquiring additional adjacent land holdings in the subject area, and that laboratory analyses from earlier preliminary reconnaissance sampling have shown encouraging results. The releases came after the recent publication of two I2M’s reports (CPRs) on the WBG’s original holdings in July, 2012 (see Press Releases of September 24 and September 17, 2012), (more).