Speaker: Norm Pitcher, COO
Company: Eldorado Gold
Bio: Norm Pitcher joined Eldorado Gold Corp in 2004 as their Manager of Evaluations and in 2007 was promoted to Chief Operating Officer. As COO he oversees the operations, development, and exploration activities of the company. Norm graduated from the University of Arizona in 1980 with a degree in Geology, and has worked in exploration and at mining operations, both underground and open pit, during the course of his career. Prior to joining Eldorado he was Chief Geologist at Pan American Silver responsible for exploration and mine geology at seven different mines all based in Latin America.
Topic: Chinese Gold Mining Projects
Abstract: Eldorado Gold Corp is an international mining company based in Vancouver with properties in Greece, Turkey South America and China. The talk will be a review of Eldorado’s foray into the Chinese gold mining sector, including the reasons behind the decision to establish a business in China, how it was accomplished, and a description of the mining and development projects. The presentation will also include a discussion of Chinese mining regulations and permitting.