ATAC Resources Ltd. is a Yukon-based exploration company focused on developing Canada’s only Carlin-type gold district at the Rackla Gold Property.
Work on the ~1,700 km2 property has resulted in an Osiris Project Inferred Resource of 1,685,000 oz of gold at an average grade of 4.23 g/t (in 12.4 Mt) and a positive Preliminary Economic Assessment for the Tiger Gold Deposit (PEA Pre-Tax NPV of $107M). ATAC is well-financed with approximately $14 million in treasury.
Graham Downs, President & Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Downs began his career in the mineral exploration industry over 20 years ago with Archer, Cathro & Associates (1981) Limited, a consulting geological engineering firm focused in Yukon. Mr. Downs held a number of positions within Archer, Cathro ranging from prospecting to managing early and advanced stage exploration programs. Mr. Downs transitioned his field experience into marketing and communications for a number of junior resource companies before focusing on business development including financing and property transactions. In 2007, Mr. Downs was appointed CEO of ATAC Resources Ltd. and in 2015 he was made President. Since that time, ATAC has successfully advanced its project generator model to solely focus on its flagship Rackla Gold Project, which hosts Canada’s first Carlin-type gold district. Mr. Downs is also a director of Trifecta Gold Ltd.
Matthew Keevil, VP Corporate Affairs
Mr. Keevil has over 15 years’ experience in mining, capital markets, and corporate affairs. He began in business development with Teck Resources, as a junior analyst, with a focus on macro-economic commodity trends, asset valuations, and data-driven strategy. Most recently, Mr. Keevil spent six years covering the mining, and bulk commodity, industries as the Western Editor of The Northern Miner. In this role, Mr. Keevil developed a global network of industry, government, and financial contacts. Mr. Keevil holds a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in economics and political science from Queen’s University, and a Masters of Professional Communication from Royal Roads University.
What is your rationale for attending 121 Mining Investment?
To liason with shareholders and introduce new investors to a district-scale, high-grade, multi-commodity mineral project in a top-tier mining jurisdiction.
What recent news would you like to highlight to investors attending?
ATAC Resources is exploring priority high-grade copper and gold targets in 2019. The program will include geophysics, trenching and diamond drilling. The company is focused on it’s Bobcat Target, where skarn-style rock samples have returned 6.07 g/t Au with 7.41% Cu and 5.08 g/t Au with 3.69% Cu, and regional targets around intrusive centres across the 660-sqkm Rau area. The company recently received ~C$3.7 million in investment from mining-focused funds.
What are your key goals for the next 3, 6 and 12 months?
Mobilize exploration crews, complete IP and magnetic geophysical surveys over gold and copper target areas. Conduct additional prospecting and mapping ahead of drill targeting.
Mobilize diamond drill crews for discovery drilling on gold, copper and silver/zinc targets. Identify new target areas via prospecting and report assay results.
Receive permits for a 65-km tote road to the Rau Project. New, high profile discovery. Explore joint ventures on partnerships on the district-scale Osiris gold project on the Rackla Property, which hosts 1.7 million oz. gold at an average grade of 4. 24 g/t.
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?
World-class discovery potential, 2.3 million oz. gold inventory open to expansion, major partnerships, strong value opportunities.