Bunker Hill Mining


Primary ticker: CSE: BNKR
Stage of development: Exploration, Development
Primary minerals: Silver
Project to promote: Bunker Hill Mine
Project location: Idaho
Website: www.bunkerhillmining.com

We are building a modern, USA silver focused company, with the world class historical Bunker Hill mine as our cornerstone asset. Led by a new experienced management team comprised of former executives from Barrick, and with a new ESG-focused vision, we have a clear strategy to deliver value for our shareholders: targeting a rapid, low cost production re-start while unlocking the mine’s significant silver potential.

Major shareholders:
Ruffer – 6%
Merk – 9%
Hummingbird – 6%
Valuestone – 6%
Sebastian Marr – 6%
Management Ownership- 7%

Management Profile

Richard Williams – Chairman
A former COO of Barrick Gold Corporation from 2015-2018, Mr. Williams is a global executive with an established track-record of value creation, pioneering and transformational leadership within the Mining Industry and other demanding assignments. Amongst other notable achievements, this helped Barrick deliver an 80% improvement in the company’s operating profit over his three years, and the total overhaul of the Company’s relationship with the Tanzanian Government following a breakdown of relations between a Barrick subsidiary and that government.

Formerly, the CEO of an African and Central Asian focused exploration business, and Non-Executive Director of Gem Diamonds PLC, he was also the Commanding Officer of the British Special Forces Regiment – the SAS. He is currently a Non-Executive Director of Trevali Mining Corporation, Chair of Trevali’s HSEC Committee and an advisor to mining companies facing complex operational, political or ESG challenges. Appointed April 2020

Sam Ash – CEO
A former Executive General Manager of Barrick Gold’s Lumwana Copper Mine in Zambia, Mr Ash is an experienced American Mining Engineer and modernizing leader, with a proven track record of building and leading teams capable of optimizing and enhancing the operating efficiency, profitability and sustainability of mining operations in complex and challenging environments.

During his tenure at Lumwana Mr. Ash Delivered over $100M in sustainable free cash flow improvements, achieved 50% improvement in safety performance, executed a training and development program achieving 96% local workforce, and progressed expansion plans that doubled the value of mine.

BEng Mining Engineering from University of Missouri Rolla; MA in Strategic Leadership, London Business School.

David Wiens – CFO

Mr. Wiens is an experienced mining executive with over 17 years’ experience in corporate finance, financial planning & analysis (“FP&A”), treasury and investor relations. Mr. Wiens spent the last eight years with Americas-focused precious metals companies, including over six years at SSR Mining Inc. where he was part of a team that transformed the company from a single asset silver producer with limited mine life to a diversified long-life precious metals company, while meeting production and cost guidance seven years in a row. As Director, Corporate Finance, he led a number of functions including corporate finance, FP&A, treasury, investor relations, concentrate marketing and gold dore sales. SSR Mining Inc. completed a $5 billion merger with Alacer Gold Corp. in September 2020. Most recently, Mr. Wiens was the Vice President, Corporate Finance & Treasury at Great Panther Mining Limited where he delivered several non-dilutive financings and led a team responsible for corporate development, corporate finance, FP&A, treasury, concentrate marketing, and gold dore sales. Prior to his corporate roles, he was an investment banker at a number of financial institutions, including Deutsche Bank AG in London, United Kingdom. Mr. Wiens earned his Bachelor of Commerce with a Finance specialization at the University of British Columbia in Canada, is a CFA® Charterholder, and is completing the CPA designation.
Appointed January 2021

What is your rationale for taking part in 121 Mining Investment?

Capital Raising, looking for on market support, PEA published in early Q2-2021 for quick production restart of mine.

What are your key goals in 3 months, 6 months, 12 months?

3 Months:
Advancement of $37M Stream Financing

6 Months:

12 Months:
Quick restart to mine

What do you see as the key risks and challenges facing your company at the moment and how are you overcoming these?

Water Management – Speaking with EPA on water solutions

What are the top 3 key investor takeaways?

1. New, result-driven leadership team: Former Barrick Gold Corp. Team
2. Restarting mine with world class USA silver asset as a modern, sustainable, zero footprint
3. Low cost, rapid restart, unlocking silver exploration potential with 95 years worth of historical mine data