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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…

A Batu Mining camp in Mongolia's Gobi Desert. The company is exploring numerous properties throughout the country.

Mongolia’s Aussie ambassador

Perth, Western Australia — In the aftermath of the Bre-X scandal, Canadian Armand Beaudoin, a fellow prospector working with Aussie Doug McGay in Indonesia, suggested McGay should break camp and head…

John Gammon

Ontario ADM John Gammon retiring

After serving under five Ontario premiers, three political parties and nine mines ministers, Assistant Deputy Mines Minister John Gammon is calling it quits and celebrating the occasion by throwing a…

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