Thank you for making Minerals South a success!

We want to express our thanks to all the sponsors, presenters, and attendees for making the 2015 Minerals South a great success!  We are extremely grateful for your continued support and look forward to seeing you all again in 2017!   We now pass the torch to the Chamber of Mines of Eastern BC to host next year's conference and wish them the best of luck!

We will be posting photographs of this years Mineral's South conference.  Stay Tuned!

Minerals South 2015 - Just around the Corner

Minerals South 2015 is almost here! With a tremendous line-up of speakers, we are anticipating a very exciting conference.  So if you haven't registered yet, you can find and download all of the details about the conference in the menu on the left.

If you have any questions about the conference, please contact, Jason Jacob, (250) 464-9559 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or Riley Wilcox at (250) 426-1119 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

We look forward to seeing you in Cranbrook, November 3, 4 and 5.


As part of Minerals South 2015, Tom Richards, Kootenay Silver Inc. will be presenting an exciting short course entitled, "Rocks that are Guides to Discovery".

For more detailed information on the Short Course, please click HERE.

This is a list of speakers and technical talks that will be taking place during Minerals South 2015.  

Confirmed speakers and talk titles:

Mike Hambalek, Caliper Machine & Hydraulics, Keynote Speaker: Innovation and Technology in Mining
Mike Keefer, Tipi Mountain, Keynote Speaker: State-of-the-Art Reclamation
Tom Richards, short course, Kootenay Silver Inc.: Rocks That Are Guides to Discovery

Technical talks:

Gordon Clarke, P.Geo.
Director, BC Mineral Development Office
Tech Talk: British Columbia, Mines, Mine Development and Exploration Overview

Fred Cook
Salt Spring Imaging
Tech Talk: "Discovery of Higher Order Basins in the Lower Aldridge Formation: Older than the Sullivan, Deeper than the Sullivan, and Virtually Unexplored"

Ted Sanders
East Kootenay Chamber of Mines
Tech Talk: A Compilation of Geoscience Data For The Pakk Property

Paul Schiarizza
Project Geologist, British Columbia Geological Survey (Ministry of Energy and Mines)
Tech Talk: A stratigraphic framework for the Nicola Group, Bonaparte Lake – Quesnel River area

Thomas Ullrich
Elected Director, AME BC
Antofagasta Minerals
Tech Talk: Swift Katie

Jonathan Buchanan, Director, Communications and Public Affairs, AME BC.
Tech Talk: AME BC update

John Keating, President & CEO, P.Geo
PJX Resources
Tech Talk: The Vine Property

Tom Richards
Kootenay Silver Inc.
Tech Talk: Declining rate of mineral discoveries and the decline of the bush rat

Michael Dufresne, M.Sc., P.Geol., P.Geo.
President and principal, APEX Geoscience Ltd.
Tech Talk: Update Greenwood Gold Project – Grizzly Discoveries Inc

Syd Visser
SJ Geophysics Ltd.
Tech Talk: Volterra Surface and Borehole TDEM and 3D-IP test surveys over the Lalor Deposit

Benjamin Cox
Chief Executive Officer, Director, Aston Bay Holdings Ltd.
Managing Director, Oreninc
Talk 1: Juggling investor and geologic interest to find the right partner in a capital constrained market
Talk 2: Storm Copper Project (TSX-V:BAY)

Jamie Kraft
Talk title: Geology of the Red Dog district Zn-Pb-Ag deposits, northwestern Alaska
Authors: Kraft, J., Blevings, S., Stemler, J., and Krolak, T.

Sue Bird
Moose Mountain Technical Services
Talk title: Dyke Porphyry Cu Deposit in Southern Arizona

Bruce Madu
VP Minerals and Mining, Geoscience BC
The talk title: 2015 Contributions to a Decade of Geoscience for BC

Rob Gray P.Eng.
Sr. Engineer, Civil
Moose Mountain Technical Services
Tech Talk: Kootenay West Mine project near Canal Flats

Jesse Aarsen, P.Eng
Moose Mountain Technical Services
Tech Talk: Tuligtic project in Puebla State, Mexico

Bob Thompson and Renee Hetherington
RIT Minerals Corp
Colin Dunn
Colin Dunn Consulting Inc.

Tech Talk: "Zinc at TL Property: From Discovery To(ward) Resource".

Charles Downie
President, Omineca Mining and Metals
Tech Talk: The Wingdam Project: Unlocking Frozen Assets in the Cariboo Gold Fields.


If you would like to print out the speaker and topic lists, you can also download the Speakers and Technical Talk list by clicking HERE.


Minerals South 2015 Coming Soon!

You are invited to the Minerals South Conference and Trade show in Cranbrook, BC on November 3, 4 and 5th.  The conference which will be held at the Heritage Inn Hotel and Convention Centre will include a Short Course, Technical Sessions, a Trade Show, and Social Events.

All information required for registration to the 2015 Minerals South Conference and Trade Show can be found by downloading the delegate package found HERE.

We look forward to seeing you!

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