The Company specializes in due diligence and mineral resource economics for private equity investors and has a strong background in corporate finance and the securities regulatory framework.
We have operational experience across a broad range of mineral commodities in Angola, Argentina, Australia, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, Cuba, Ghana, Guinea, Finland, Honduras, Indonesia, Jamaica, Mali, Malaysia, Mexico, Nicaragua, Nigeria, New Zealand, Norway, Peru, Philippines, Russia, Spain, Solomon Islands, South Africa, Sweden, Tajikistan, Thailand, Trinidad, Uruguay, the U.K., and the U.S. Specialist expertise in high arctic exploration in Canada and Europe.
AT THE HELM
At the helm is Keith McCandlish who has forty years of geological and engineering experience in minerals, oil sands/heavy oil, precious stones, coal and industrial minerals. In 2006, he took over as the Vice President and General Manager of a newly formed company, Associated Geosciences Ltd. (AGL), focusing on corporate finance, technical audits, mineral project evaluation and mining fraud investigations.
In 2008, AGL was purchased by DMT GmbH & Co. KG and Mr. McCandlish was appointed Managing Director. In February 2011, Mr. McCandlish was appointed to the Board of DMT Consulting Limited of the UK as a non-Executive Director. AGL was renamed DMT Geosciences Ltd. in October 2012. Mr. McCandlish has extensive experience in the securities regulatory framework and corporate governance, acting as an independent mining and oil & gas analyst for the TSX and TSX-Venture Exchange (and its predecessors the ASE and CDNX). In addition, he is involved with the Canadian Securities Administrators as an advisor on petroleum-related issues.
Mr. McCandlish was a long-term member of the Discipline Committee of the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta (APEGA). He is also registered as a P.Geo. in British Columbia and the Nunavut and Northwest Territories. As well he has been granted Fellowship status with Geoscientists Canada and is an Honourary Fellow with Engineers Canada. Mr. McCandlish has also acted as a non-Executive Director of Sunshine Mining and Avnel Gold Mining.