John Postle

John Postle

P.Eng., Retired

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Mineral Project Reporting Under NI 43-101

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John Postle is a retired Consulting Mining Engineer and principal with Roscoe Postle Associates Inc. since its founding in 1985. Mr. Postle provided mining consulting services to a number of international financial institutions, corporations, utilities, and law firms. He was previously a Senior Associate with David S. Robertson & Associates. Prior to that he worked for several years for two major mining companies at a number of open pit and underground operations in both operating and planning capacities. He is a Past Chairman of the Mineral Economics Committee of the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum (CIM), and was appointed a Distinguished Lecturer of the CIM in 1991. In 1997, he was awarded the CIM Robert Elver Mineral Economics Award. Mr. Postle received a Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee medal for his contributions to Canada in 2012. He is currently a member of the CIM Mineral Resource and Mineral Reserve Committee.

Mr. Postle has extensive experience in mining operations, planning and management. As a mining consultant since 1976, he was involved in a variety of assignments, including valuations of mineral projects, review of feasibility studies, monitoring of mine construction, reviews of ore reserves, estimation and confirmation of operating and capital costs, conceptual mine design, and cash flow modelling.

Mr. Postle has a B.A.Sc. in Mining Engineering from the University of British Columbia and an M.Sc. in Earth Sciences from Stanford University. He is a member of several professional associations and has published articles, addressed professional groups, and appeared on television as a guest commentator.