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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James M. Franklin (b. 1942)

James Franklin is a distinguished geoscientist who helped build and advance the knowledge base of Canada’s minerals industry.

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Brian K. G. Meikle (1932 – 2016)

The greatest discoveries are transformative, and Brian Meikle is one of only a few modern-era geologists who achieved this pinnacle of success.

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A.M. “Sandy” Laird (b. 1934)

During a 39-year career with Placer Dome and predecessor Placer Development, Sandy Laird was directly involved in transforming at least 15 mineral projects into profitable mines.

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A. Terrance MacGibbon (b. 1946)

Few modern-era exploration geologists have made the transition to company builder and mine developer as successfully as Terry MacGibbon. He applied the expertise and experience gained over a 30-year career with nickel giant Inco to build four substantial mining companies: FNX Mining, Torex Gold Resources, TMAC Resources and INV Metals.

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Robert A. Gannicott (1947 – 2016)

Robert (Bob) Gannicott was a pioneer of Arctic mineral exploration and a visionary entrepreneur who helped unlock the downstream value of Canada’s fledgling diamond industry.

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