Elim Mining Welcomes Mr George Ogilvie as President & CEO
Emerging private US-based copper developer and producer Elim Mining Incorporated announced the appointment of Mr George Ogilvie as President, Chief Executive Officer and Director, effective immediately. Mr Alan Edwards will remain a member of the Board of Directors.
Mr Ogilvie is a Professional Engineer, with 32 years of management, operations, and technical experience in the mining industry, both Canada and internationally. He has a track record of developing assets into commercial production and turning businesses around resulting in significant shareholder appreciation. Previously, George was the CEO of Battle North Gold (acquired by Evolution Mining) and Kirkland Lake Gold Inc. (acquired St. Andrew Goldfields), where he and his team optimized and improved operations, prior to major acquisitions. Additionally, Mr. Ogilvie was the CEO of Rambler Metals and Mining, where he and his team guided the evolution of the company from grassroots exploration to a profitable junior producer. Mr. Ogilvie began his mining career in 1989 with AngloGold in South Africa working in the ultra-deep, high-grade, gold mines in the Witwatersand Basin. From there, he moved to Northern Manitoba for HudBay Minerals’ Ruttan Mine as Mine Supervisor, followed by a term at Dynatec as Area Manager in Sudbury and McCreedy West Mine as Mine Manager.
Mr. Ogilvie received his BSc (Hons) in Mining and Petroleum Engineering from Strathclyde University in Glasgow, Scotland and holds his Mine Managers Certificate (South Africa).
Elim Mining is a private emerging US copper developer and producer. The Company is building a scalable, multi-phase, multi-billion-pound copper porphyry project on private land in an infrastructure-rich area of Arizona. Initially, the Company is focused on resource development of the Cactus Mine, which is a re-start of the former Sacaton mine, operated by ASARCO through 1984, while the Company explores up and down trend on known targets. The Elim leadership team has proven track record of strategically launching, operating, and leading multi-million-dollar mining organizations; efforts that have resulted in value accretion for investors in a socially and environmentally responsible manner.