Orca Gold Inc. (TSXV: ORG) is a Canadian resource company focused on exploration and development opportunities in Africa, where it is currently focused on the development of its 70%-owned Block 14 Gold project in the Republic of the Sudan and is also completing a Preliminary Economic Assessment on its Koné Prospect in the Morondo Exploration in Côte d’Ivoire. The Company has an experienced board of directors and management team and a strong balance sheet.
Rick Clark – CEO & Director
Mr. Clark has a long and highly successful track record in the mining industry including Red Back Mining Inc. where as President and CEO he led Red Back to become an intermediate gold producer. Mr. Clark successfully guided Red Back through all facets of growth including discovery, feasibility, financing and production coupled with successful corporate acquisitions culminating in the sale of Red Back to Kinross Gold Corporation in late 2010.
Hugh Stuart – President & Director
Mr. Stuart is a professional geologist with 30 years of international experience in mineral exploration. He holds a B.Sc. (Hons) Geology from the University of Manchester and an M.Sc. in Mineral Exploration and Mining Geology from the University of Leicester. Mr. Stuart was one of the founders of Orca Gold and held the position of Vice President Exploration until December 2014 when he was appointed President. He has extensive experience working in the Arabian Nubian Shield having previously worked in Sudan, Egypt and Yemen.
Prior to joining Orca, Mr. Stuart was Vice President Exploration for Red Back Mining Inc., and oversaw the growth of Red Back’s gold resources to over 18 million ounces. Prior to his involvement with Red Back, Mr. Stuart was Exploration Manager at the Geita Gold project in Tanzania, taking the project from initial exploration to production.
What is your rationale for attending 121 Mining Investment?
We are looking to update existing and potential shareholders as well as evaluate options for project financing.
What recent news would you like to highlight to investors attending?
Dec 11, 2018 – Discovers Significant 8km x 1km Soil Anomaly on its 100%-owned Korokaha North Gold Project in Côte d’Ivoire, Adjacent to Randgold’s Tongon Gold Mine
Nov 7, 2018 – Orca Gold Releases Feasibility Study with Annual Production of 228Koz of Gol
What are your key goals for the next 3, 6 and 12 months?
1) Target generation at Block 14
2) Complete permitting for Block 14
3) Progress project financing discussions for Block 14
4) Complete the PEA on Morondo
5) Continue assessing our property portfolio in CDI
1) Advance detailed engineering at Block 14 and start construction of an airstrip at Block 14
What do you see as the key risks and challenges facing your company at the moment and how are you overcoming these?
In a sentence, what do you think makes your company such a compelling investment?
One of the best gold development projects in the hands of a junior.