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June 11, 2013
Chance Lake Ni-Cu-PGM Update, Labrador Trough, Quebec
May 24, 2013
Rockland Adopts Advance Policy Notice
George F. Sanders, M.Sc, P.Geo, - Director
Mr. Sanders is a member of the Association of Professional Geoscientists and Engineers of British Columbia and is a Licensed Engineering Geologist in the State of Washington. He worked for subsidiaries of Gold Fields PLC during the 1980’s in Chile and Nevada, and was Exploration Manager for Canyon Resources in Argentina from 1993 to 1995. From 2004 to 2008 he occupied the positions of Director, President and CEO of Consolidated Pacific Bay Minerals, Ltd., a junior mining company listed on the TSX Venture Exchange, and led exploration programs for uranium and precious metals in Québec and Argentina. Mr. Sanders obtained his Bachelor of Science in Geological Engineering at the Colorado School of Mines in 1973 and obtained Masters of Science in Geology at that same school in 1975. He is active in the Mining and Exploration Division of the Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration (SME) and also belongs to the Society of Economic Geologists (SEG) and the American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG). George writes the Argentina Annual Review for the Mining Journal of London each year.
Ernest D. Black, B.Sc., M.Sc., P.Eng., Sr. Advisor
Over the last 55 years, Mr. Black has worked domestically and internationally in mining and oil and gas exploration since 1954. Approximately 40 years of his career has been spent in corporate management, consulting and project development. Mr. Black is the founder of MPH Consulting Ltd. in Toronto and MPH Consulting Inc. in Denver, Colorado. Over the years, Mr. Black has served as an Officer, Director or Technical Advisor of several Canadian and American companies and continues to actively consult for clients in the mineral industry. His extensive mining career started as a geologist with US Steel Corp’s subsidiary, Quebec Cartier Mining Company (1956 to 1963) and as a Consultant from 1964 to 1970. Between 1964 and 1967 Mr. Black consulted for WGM on the Baffinland Iron deposits and Hematite Lake Deposits. In 1967, Mr. Black also consulted to Expo Iron Mines Ltd. on the Mt. Laurier iron ore mine and facilities development plan. Recently (2009) his original Peppler Lake and Lamalee Iron deposits (now owned by Consolidated Thompson Iron Mines Ltd.) were classified as having a total indicated resource of 935 million tonnes at 29.72% total Fe.
Rav Mlait, MBA –President and CEO, Director
Mr. Mlait has extensive experience in managing and raising capital for public and private companies. Mr. Mlait holds an MBA from Royal Roads University in British Columbia with a specialization in Executive Management and his BA (Economics) from Simon Fraser University and has worked with public companies listed on the TSX and TSX Venture exchange. He was Vice President of Business Development with TSX Venture listed, Pacific Bay Minerals Ltd., exploring in Argentina, Quebec and British Columbia. Prior to becoming an Officer with Pacific Bay he was a Corporate Communications Consultant for the company from 2004 to 2007. Mr. Mlait has worked with TSX listed junior gold producer and explorer, Cusac Gold Mines Ltd., knowledge-management and CRM software developer, Knexa Solutions Ltd., and financial portal, Stockhouse Media Corporation.
Bryan Loree BA, CMA –CFO, Director
Mr. Loree has been the CFO of Rockland since incorporation in 2008. Since 2005 he has held numerous accounting roles for private companies in various industries including, renewable energy, exploration, and construction. During this time he has also performed capital raising activities for both private and public companies, primarily in the exploration and renewable energy sectors. Prior to entering the accounting field, Mr. Loree spent three years as an investor relations manager for public exploration companies and two years in the banking industry. Mr. Loree holds a Certified Management Accountant designation, a Financial Management Diploma from the British Columbia Institute of Technology, and a BA from Simon Fraser University.
Brian Grant, P.Geo, Sr. Advisor
Mr. Grant is the former President of Goldbrook Ventures Inc., a public company acquired by Jilin Jien Nickel Industry Co. Ltd. Goldbrook's Cu-Ni-PGM deposits lie in the southern Raglan Belt of Québec's Ungava region, and are geologically very similar to Rockland's Blue Lake Cu-Ni-PGM deposits. Prior to this time, in the 1970's, Mr. Grant played a significant role as a member of the Falconbridge Nickel Mines Ltd. team which discovered and developed the Cu-Ni-PGM deposits of the northern Raglan Belt. Prior to joining Goldbrook, Mr. Grant was Director-Geoscience Initiatives with the British Columbia Geological Survey. In addition, Brian’s government career has included consulting work for the CIDA, and work on inter-government projects in Peru. He brings a valuable familiarity with government planning and permitting processes. Mr. Grant has many years of corporate and technical experience that are helping Rockland develop its mineral properties
Dr. James E. Mungall, P.Geo, Sr. Consultant
Dr. Mungall was named Norman Keevil Chair of Ore Genesis at the University of Toronto in 2007. He conducts research and offers consulting services in the field of magmatic ore deposits with an emphasis on Ni-Cu-PGE sulfide deposits and chromitite. He has published extensively on the magmatic sulfide deposits of the Sudbury and Raglan camps and has edited four books or special journal issues on Ni-Cu-Co-PGE deposits. Jim is a practical field geologist who spends extensive time in the field with active junior mining exploration companies such as Rockland, and his experience in Québec's southern Raglan belt is directly applicable to promoting and expanding the known Cu-Ni-PGM historic resource base at Blue Lake.
Kanwar Herr, BA, LLB - Director
Mr. Herr has been an associate counsel at Dhinsa Law Office since 2005, focusing his practice in corporate law and civil litigation. Mr. Herr has significant experience in managing corporate affairs for private land development businesses across Canada and internationally. Mr. Herr obtained his Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Simon Fraser University in 2000 and his Bachelor of Laws (Honors) from the University of Wolverhampton in London, England in 2002.
Brian Johnston - Director
Mr. Johnston is Senior Vice-President, with Horizons Exchange Traded Funds Inc., a provider of leveraged, inverse and actively managed Exchange Traded Funds and is responsible for business development in Western Canada since 2004. Mr. Johnston has over 10 years experience in the investment industry, many of those spent in asset management and structured product sales. He started his career as an investment advisor with Merrill Lynch and CIBC Wood Gundy, advising investors and corporations in Western Canada.
Etienne Forbes, P.Geo, Consultant
Dr. Serge Chevé, P.Geo, Consultant
Réjean Girard, P.Geo, Consultant
Gennady Ivanov, P.Geo, Consultant
Camille St-Hilaire, P.Geop, Geophysical Consultant