Randy McKinney, DHM
Operations Manager of Challenger Mining
owns Dark Horse, LLC
, one of the Management
Interest Unit holders and one of the Managers of CHALLENGER
is a 35+ year Alaska resident.
fourth generation miner, having started at age three living at a mine
grandfather managed in the Cascade Mountains of
Then up until graduating from high school, he
spent many summers working with his
grandparents at their placer
mine. As an adult Mr. McKinney
has accumulated 25+ years of gold
placer mining experience, both open pit and dredging in Alaska
He is the former hands on owner of a very
successful contract mining business where his
company built roads,
has designed, built, and operated a very successful large
commercial offshore gold dredge at Nome in the Bering Sea.
has owned and co-owned
many gold mining properties in Alaska, Washington State and the Republic Of Congo, Africa.
He is a graduate of Divers Institute of Technology, certified and highly experienced in all
aspects of commercial diving including mixed gas for dives in excess of 200 feet.
, brings Mr. McKinney's
vast gold mining and mine management experience and
commercial diving experience to Challenger Mining, LLC
, to manage its dredge design
and construction, and on-site mining operations.