Neil Hillhouse

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"Dr. Hillhouse has over 50 years of Canadian and International experience in the mining industry. He is the former Vice President of Exploration of Placer Development (now Barrick Gold Corporation) and former President, Chairman and CEO of Orvana Minerals Corp. Dr. Hillhouse has been directly involved in a number of discoveries and acquisitions worldwide and was awarded "Prospector of the Year" by the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada in 1993. While working for Placer Development, Dr. Hillhouse was involved in the discovery of the Eastmain Gold deposit in Québec and the acquisition, exploration and evaluation of the multi-million ounce Porgera and Misima gold mines in Papua, New Guinea as well as the Kidston and Big Bell gold mines in Australia. Dr. Hillhouse also serves on Eastmain's Special Advisory Board to provide strategic and technical advice to the Corporation. Since the year 2000 he managed Ruby Hill Exploration which was recently purchased by Western Uranium Corporation." [1]

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  1. Board, Western Uranium, accessed December 16, 2010.