John R. Adams

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"Mr. Adams has over 30 years of experience in the mining business. He is the son of the late Robert W. Adams, one of the founders of the U.S. uranium industry. John Adams managed the family-owned company Energy Fuels Corporation, which developed and owned the largest coal mine in Colorado (4 million tons per year). He was also Chief Executive Officer of Energy Fuels Nuclear Inc., the largest producer of uranium in the U.S. (5 million lbs per year) during the 1980's and early 1990's. For over 10 years Mr. Adams has been developing the Toroparu Gold-Copper Deposit in Guyana, South America. In addition to his mining activities, Mr. Adams has been active in real estate development, banking, and cattle production. He formerly owned 40% of the Denver Broncos National Football League franchise. He resides on his family’s cattle ranch in Steamboat Springs, Colorado." [1]


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  1. Sandspring Resources Board, organizational web page, accessed October 20, 2012.