Erwerb, Exploration, Entdeckung und Entwicklung von Weltklasse-Mineralressourcen
Tectonic Metals Inc. ist ein Mineralexplorationsunternehmen, das von einem erfahrenen und angesehenen technischen und finanziellen Team gegründet und betrieben wird, das eine Erfolgsbilanz bei der Schaffung von Wohlstand für die Aktionäre vorweisen kann. Wichtige Mitglieder des Tectonic-Teams waren an der Kaminak Gold Corporation beteiligt, dem Unternehmen, das 165 Millionen C$ aufbrachte, um den Erwerb, die Entdeckung und die Weiterentwicklung des Coffee-Goldprojekts im Yukon-Territorium bis zum Abschluss einer bankfähigen Machbarkeitsstudie zu finanzieren, bevor es das Goldprojekt mit mehreren Millionen Unzen an Goldcorp Inc. (jetzt Newmont Goldcorp) für 520 Millionen C$ im Jahr 2016 verkaufte.
Tectonic konzentriert sich auf den Erwerb, die Exploration, die Entdeckung und die Entwicklung von Mineralressourcen aus Projekten im Distriktmaßstab in politisch stabilen Jurisdiktionen, die das Potenzial haben, Erzkörper von Weltklasse zu beherbergen.
Tectonic ist davon überzeugt, dass eine verantwortungsvolle Mineralexploration und -erschließung sich positiv auf die Gemeinden auswirken kann, in denen das Unternehmen lebt und tätig ist, und engagiert sich für ein frühzeitiges und fortlaufendes Engagement in den Gemeinden, für bewährte Praktiken im Umweltschutz und für die Entwicklung einer starken Sicherheitskultur. Ob zu Hause oder bei der Arbeit, das Team von Tectonic stützt sich auf die folgenden Grundwerte: Leidenschaft, Integrität, Geduld, Fokus, Ausdauer, Ehrlichkeit, Fairness, Verantwortlichkeit, Respekt und eine "Play Big"-Mentalität. Das Unternehmen arbeitet für seine Aktionäre und ist bestrebt, Werte für sie zu schaffen.
Founder, President, CEO & Director
Tony takes a vision and makes it a reality through hard work, tenacity, perseverance and sound strategy development. His passion, enthusiasm and drive are infectious, motivating and empowering the people around him. As Founder, President, CEO and Director of Tectonic Metals Inc., Tony is all in, working solely to create value for the company’s shareholders and stakeholders.
His loyalty and commitment to his work are undeniable, as demonstrated by the fact that he was the longest-serving employee of Kaminak Gold Corporation from inception in 2005 to the sale of the company, including the Coffee Gold Project, in 2016 to Goldcorp Inc. (now Newmont Goldcorp) for $520 million. Tony served as Vice President, Corporate Development for Kaminak executing the company's strategic planning, financing, business development and marketing while overseeing the public relations and investor communications of the company. Tony was pivotal in orchestrating capital raises totaling over $165 million to primarily fund the acquisition and advancement of the Coffee Gold Project in the Yukon Territory from a grassroots discovery through to the completion of a bankable feasibility study. He was also involved in monetizing Kaminak’s other projects by forming strategic alliances, joint venture agreements and creating public and private companies resulting in over $35 million being spent by third parties directly on Kaminak’s projects.
During his tenure with Kaminak, the company was ranked 8th best performing mining company from a peer group of some 1,200 mining companies, was listed as a 2015 TSX Venture 50 Company and was one of four companies selected out of 1,971 companies listed on the TSX Venture Exchange as Best IR by IR Magazine in 2015.
Tony personifies Tectonic’s belief that responsible mineral exploration and development can positively impact the communities in which the company lives and operates and its committment to early and ongoing community engagement, best
Founder & Strategic Advisor
Eira brings more than 25 years of experience in the mining industry, including 14 years with Aber Diamond Corporation (now Dominion Diamond), where she served in ever increasing roles from initial discovery as a geologist to Vice President Exploration and ultimately a Director of the Board. She was co-founder of Stornoway Diamond Corp., serving first as CEO and then as Executive Chairman. There she led the acquisition of the Renard diamond deposit, which subsequently became Quebec's first diamond mine. In 2007, she founded Lucara with partners Lukas Lundin and Ms. Catherine McLeod Seltzer. Eira served as CEO of Kaminak Gold Corporation, which was acquired by Goldcorp in 2016 for $520 Million. Eira now serves as President, CEO and Director of Lucara Diamond Corp. and a Director of Suncor Energy.
Mel E. Benson
Mel was appointed Chairman of Tectonic Metals Inc. in September 2019, and provides leadership and a commitment to ensuring the company’s strategy is effectively executed, and shareholders’ interests are being protected.
Mel is the longest-serving Director, since 2000, of Suncor Energy serving on the compensation, audit and environment, health and safety committees, and the President of Mel E. Benson Management Services Inc., an international consulting firm working in various countries with a focus on First Nations and corporate negotiations. He is also part owner of Waterside Energy, a private energy company based in the USA.
Mel retired from Exxon International and Imperial Oil Canada in 2000 after a long career as an operations manager and senior member of project management where he worked on international projects in West Africa and the former Soviet Union. He is also a past Director of the Fort McKay Group of Companies, a community investment organization.
In 2003, Mr. Benson was the recipient of a National Aboriginal Achievement Award, and in 2015, was inducted into the Aboriginal Business Hall of Fame and received the Lifetime Achievement Award. He is honoured with a Red Cross Service Award, an Alberta Aboriginal Recognition Award and a Business Development Award. He has received the Alberta Justice Crime Prevention Recognition Award from the Minister of Justice and was recognized for his contributions to the community by the Government of the Northwest Territories.
Mel prides himself on being active in his community and is a member of several charitable organizations, including Director of Calgary Stampede Foundation, past Director of Hull Child and Family Services, Stars, NAIT and the University of Alberta land institute.
Mel is a member of Beaver Lake Cree Nation, located in northeastern Alberta.
Rob Carpenter, Ph.D., P.Geo
Founder & Technical Advisor
Co-founder, President and initial CEO of Kaminak; led company through the acquisition, discovery and maiden resource of the multi-million ounce Coffee Gold Project
Curtis J. Freeman
Director & Founder
Certified Professional Geologist, 40+ years of experience; recognized as one of the leading explorationists in Alaska and the Yukon.