Camino Minerals Corp. (TSX-V:COR) is a discovery-oriented mineral exploration company. The Company is exploring for high grade copper and precious metal projects, primarily in the mining friendly regions of Peru and the United States. Camino believes that shareholder value is best created through identifying and shepherding mineral prospects into resources that can be marketed to producers.
Camino was formed in connection with Goldcorp Inc.’s C$300-million acquisition of Canplats Resources Corp. The transaction closed February 4, 2010. Canplats shareholders received, for each Canplats common share, C$4.60 in cash and 1 share of Camino, which listed April 22, 2010.
Canplats discovered the Camino Rojo gold project, located in Mexico and 50-km to south of Goldcorp’s Penasquito, in 2007. In less than one year’s time, Canplats had outlined 3.44 million ounces gold and 60.7 million ounces silver in measured and indicated resources with additional inferred resources of 0.55 million ounces gold and 7.6 million ounces silver. In late 2009, Canplats was the subject of a bidding war between Goldcorp and Minera Penmont (a company jointly owned by Fresnillo and Newmont), which Goldcorp subsequently won in a deal worth more than C$300-million.
Los Chapitos- Copper/Silver Project – Peru
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Los Chapitos is a new high grade copper discovery made by Camino in 2017. The project is located approximately eight hours south of Lima via the Pan American Highway and is accessible by a 15-kilometer road near the coastal town of Chala. The discovery hole was 106 meters averaging 1.30% copper and a fully funded 20,000 meter program of diamond drilling is currently underway. Work to date has identified six zones of copper mineralization on the 7,700 hectare (30 square mile) property.
Lost Cabin Gold/Silver Project – U.S.
The Lost Cabin property is located in southern Oregon on the northwest extension of the Nevada Basin and Range Province. An undeveloped epithermal gold-silver system outcrops on the property and grab samples of up to 38 grams of gold per tonne have been assayed. Camino has already identified drill targets and the project has been permitted for drilling.
Plata Dorado Project – Peru
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The Plata Dorada Project is located in the eastern Andes east southeast of the city of Cusco. The 1,800 hectare (seven square mile) property is wholly owned by Camino and except for the company’s work, no modern exploration has been undertaken on the project area. Camino has identified two zones and the mineralization is structurally hosted, polymetallic quartz-sulphide veins averaging 0.5 meters to 1.5 meters in width. Chip sample assays have ranged from 0.3% to 8.7 % copper, 70 grams per tonne to +1,500 grams per tonne silver, and trace to 2.1 grams per tonne gold.
Management and Directors
Mr. John Williamson, B.Sc., P.Geol
President, Chief Executive Officer, Director
Mr. Williamson has served as Founder, Chairman, President, CEO, CFO or Director of more than 20 listed companies in Canada and Australia. On more than one occasion his team’s efforts have been recognized for excellence by being named to the TSX Venture 50TM.
Kenneth C. McNaughton, M.A. Sc., P.Eng.
Mr. McNaughton is a professional geological engineer with over 30 years of global experience developing and leading mineral exploration programs. He joined Pretivm Resources Inc. in 2011 as Vice President & Chief Exploration Officer. Prior to that, he was Senior Vice President, Exploration for Silver Standard Resources Inc. For almost 20 years he had been responsible for all exploration, as well as early stage metallurgical and engineering programs for Silver Standard and Canplats Resources. Prior to joining Silver Standard, he worked for Corona Corporation and its affiliate Mascot Gold Mines Ltd. as a project geologist and engineer for projects in British Columbia. Mr. McNaughton holds a Bachelor of Applied Science degree and a Master of Applied Science degree in geological engineering from the University of Windsor, and is a registered member of the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia.
Ken Konkin, P. Geo.
General Manager Exploration Peru
Mr. Konkin is a professional geologist who has managed precious and base metal exploration programs for 30 years throughout North America, South America and Russia. He has extensive geological experience in the British Columbia, Mexico, and Peru. Most recently, he was the project manager for the surface exploration programs at the Brucejack/Snowfield Projects for Pretivm. He also managed numerous grass roots through advanced stage projects for Silver Standard Resources, including Manatial Espejo in Argentina, San Agustin in Mexico, San Luis and Berenguela in Peru. Mr. Konkin holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of British Columbia.
Director of Business Development
Mr. Yaseniuk is a highly motivated, team orientated management professional with more than 20 years of experience in business financing, restructuring, recapitalizing and assisting public companies. He has aided more than 12 public companies with going public and facilitated restructuring debt for 3, directly raised more than $25 million and assisted in raising more than $300 million as a group effort. His previous positions as Broker, CFO, Chief Compliance Officer, Director and Manager of Growth and Development have provided a significant understanding of business and the capital markets in addition to creating an extensive professional network.
Peter de Visser, CA
Peter de Visser CA., recently retired as the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Pretivm and was also the CFO of Camino Resources Ltd. Prior to that he was the managing and founding partner of De Visser Gray Chartered Accountants LLC. of Vancouver BC.
R.E. Gordon Davis, P.Eng.
Gordon Davis was the Chairman and CEO of Canplats, and is currently a director of Pacific Ridge Explorations Ltd. and Strategic Metals Ltd. Prior to this he was a director and senior executive with Dynasty Explorations Ltd. and its successor corporation, Cyprus Anvil Mining Corporation. Additionally, he has served as a director of Cabre Exploration, Pine Point Mines, Golden Knight Resources and Silver Standard. Mr. Davis is a geological engineer and graduated with a Bachelor of Applied Science degree in Geological Engineering from the University of British Columbia in 1962.
Mr. Langelaar is currently a Managing Director at Primary Capital Inc, a privately-owned exempt market dealer with offices in Toronto and Vancouver. He previously served as a Director, for Dundee Securities Investment Banking from 2007 to 2011. Prior to that he had international industry experience, including roles with Ospraie Gold and Amerigo Resources (VP Corporate Development), Placer Dome (Manager of Corporate Finance and Insurance), Cameco, Cominco, and Agrium (Engineer, Maintenance and Construction). Mr. Langelaar has in excess of 25 years of experience in the Canadian capital markets with specific expertise in mining operations and investment banking. He earned his Bachelor of Applied Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Waterloo, and an MBA from the Richard Ivey School of Business. He is also a member of the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia.
Mr. Durning has been active in mineral exploration for over 43 years. He graduated with a B.Sc. in geology from San Diego State University and a M.Sc. in Economic Geology from the University of Arizona. Mr. Durning has worked extensively throughout the western U.S.A., Mexico and Central and South America. During his career he worked for Amax Exploration, SAGE Associates and Occidental Minerals, before becoming Exploration Manager and then President of Fischer-Watt Gold Co., Inc. Mr. Durning cofounded La Cuesta International, Inc. in 1993 and has worked primarily in Mexico since that time. Much of his career has focused on grassroots exploration in pioneering areas. Mr. Durning and Mr. Hillemeyer were selected by the PDAC as the 2010 co-award winners of the Thayer Lindsley Award in recognition for La Cuesta’s multiple grassroots discoveries in Mexico.
Mr. Hillemeyer has been actively involved in mineral exploration in the United States and Latin America for more than 27 years. Mr. Hillemeyer has conducted extensive exploration programs in the western U.S., Mexico, Honduras and Costa Rica. He graduated from the University of California at Berkeley with a B.A. in Geology and from San Diego State University with a M.Sc. in Geology. Mr. Hillemeyer co-founded La Cuesta International, Inc. in 1993 and has worked with an extensive array of clients including Kennecott, Meridian Gold, BHP, MIM, Hecla Mining, Crown Resources, Monarch Resources, Silver Standard Resources, Canplats Resources and others. Mr. Hillemeyer was recognized for his success in mineral exploration as the co-recipient of the 2010 Thayer Lindsley Award for an international mineral discovery. The award recognized Mr. Hillemeyer and his partner, Perry Durning, for their grassroots discoveries in Mexico including the San Sebastián, San Agustin, Pitarrilla and Camino Rojo projects.
Issued and Outstanding: 57,623,980
Total Options: 4,807,000
Total Warrants: 5,554,389
Fully Diluted: 67,985,369
Camino Minerals Corp.
500 – 666 Burrard Street
Canada, V6C 3P6
Tel: +1 780-701-3216
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