, has over 30 years experience in the mining and mineral exploration industry as well as in the oil and gas exploration industry in Western Canada.
His work as current president of Bedrock Research Corp., and earlier Bedrock Consulting, has encompassed a wide variety of commodities.
This ranged from gold exploration in northern Ontario, British Columbia, Idaho, Nevada and Mexico; diamond exploration in northern Ontario and Kentucky; base metal exploration in northern Ontario and numerous industrial mineral studies across Canada including garnet, talc, calcium carbonate, silica, dimension stone, aggregate and graphite.
Bob also has managed numerous exploration and drilling programs, undertaken property management, first nation studies, and written numerous NI43-101 reports.
Bob's geological accomplishments have included the discovery of a new Cardium gas field in northern Alberta, the discovery of the Roseval Silica Mine that produced 99.99% silica for the production of silicon metal.
He later was the geologist, foreman and mine manager of this operation.
also staked and sold a property that is now one of the largest producers of high strength aggregate in the Sudbury area.
also holds several patents, one of which allows for enhanced visualization of geophysical data.
Bob is a past president of the Sudbury Prospectors and Developers Association, past member of the Mining Act Advisory Committee and a founding director of the Ontario Prospectors Association.
Bob has also been a director of several listed exploration companies.