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Obituary: Paul Smith

Paul Lamond Smith (b. 1934) died peacefully at home on Jan. 8 in Shubenacadie, N.S.Born in Halifax, Smith studied geology at Mount Allison University. He worked in the mining industry in northern Ontario; Elliot Lake and at Kid Creek Mine in…

John Felderhof speaks out at PDAC

“What happened to me could happen to anybody,” John Felderhof, a former geologist and senior vice-president at Bre-X Minerals, told a small group gathered in a seminar room at the recent Prospectors a…

BY VIVIAN DANIELSONMetallurgist Jerry Alo, John Felderhof, project manager Michael De Guzman, and geologist Cesar Puspos at the Busang gold project in East Kalimantan, Indonesia, in 1996.

Felderhof acquitted

The former vice-president of exploration at Bre-X Minerals, John Felderhof, has been acquitted of four charges of insider trading and four of misleading disclosure in connection with the 1997 Busang s…

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