David Elliott (b. 1948)

David Elliott earned his reputation as one of Canada’s preeminent resource financiers by funding more than 400 exploration and development companies and supporting and mentoring a generation of mining geoscientists.

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William Gladstone Jewitt (1897 – 1978)

William (“Bill”) Jewitt has the rare distinction of being an inductee into the Canadian Mining Hall of Fame (2021) and the Canadian Aviation Hall of Fame (1978). 

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Steven D. Scott (1941 – 2019)

The oceans of the world and volcanogenic massive sulphide (VMS) deposits were sources of inspiration for Steven Scott, one of Canada’s most prolific and influential geoscientists of recent times.

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Patricia Dillon (b. 1952)

The career achievements of Patricia (“Pat”) Dillon are unique in Canadian mining history as they encompassed leadership roles in industry associations and outreach initiatives to help the sector navigate social change and chart a more sustainable future.

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Mary Edith Tyrrell (1870 – 1945)

Career options for women were limited in the 1890s when Edith Tyrrell was introduced into Canada’s fledgling mining industry as the young wife of Joseph Burr Tyrrell.

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Hans T.F. Lundberg (1893-1971)

Few people have done more to introduce science and technology to mineral exploration than Hans Lundberg, a visionary pioneer in the development and application of geophysical and geochemical methods in Canada and other parts of the world.

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P. Jerry Asp (b. 1948)

P. Jerry Asp is one of Western Canada’s most prominent Indigenous leaders and a tireless advocate for the inclusion of Indigenous Peoples in the mining industry.

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Alex G. Balogh (b. 1932)

During an illustrious career spanning 50 years, Alex Balogh, who earned his place in a select group of industry leaders, helped shape and build Noranda and Falconbridge into two of the most successful mining and metallurgical giants in Canadian history.

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Ebe Scherkus (b. 1952)

The remarkable success and longevity of Agnico Eagle Mines owes much to Eberhard (“Ebe”) Scherkus, a multi-faceted geologist and professional engineer with an impressive track record of achievement.

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James W. Gill (b. 1949)

James Gill secured a place in mining history through the exceptional success and staying power of Aur Resources.

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