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Assistant Engineering

Baie Verte, NL, Canada
March 26, 2020

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Name: Garry Luffman B.Sc. B.Ed. P.Geo.

Address: ** **** ******

Baie Verte, Newfoundland

A0K 1B0

Phone: (01-709-***-****

E-mail: (best contact method)


I received a B.Sc. in Geology in May of 1988 and a B.Ed. (High School) in May of 1989 having completed both degrees at Memorial University of Newfoundland.

Garry Luffman /2


1.From January 2014 to present I have been working for Anaconda Mining Inc. as a Senior Geologist at its open pit operation in Baie Verte, Newfoundland and from September 2018 to February 2019 with the Senior Geologist with the bulk sample team at Goldboro, Nova Scotia.

My duties at the Underground Goldboro Bulk Sample project in Nova Scotia included:

a.Organizing and setting up the grade control program and safety procedures.

b.Ore modeling Meguma style mineralization in Surpac.

c.Instituting standardization in quality controls for 43-101.

My duties at the Open Pit Baie Verte project in Newfoundland include:

a.Creating dig limits for ore blasts.

b.Analyzing blast movement. (BMT)

c.Supervisor of Grade Control.

d.Ore Modelling in Surpac.

e.Monthly reconciliation reports.

f.Monitoring mucking operations.

g.Training Junior Geologist in Production Mapping

h.Implementing digitizing program for pit mapping and sampling.

2.From July 2012 to December 2013 I worked for Brigus Gold at the Black Fox Mine (now owned by McEwan Mining) as a Senior Production Geologist at its underground operation in Matheson, Ontario.

My duties included:

a.Supervising and mentoring the production team, which include three geologists and two production support personnel.

b.Organizing and setting up the grade control and safety procedures for the production team.

c.Negotiating process changes with Engineering, Survey and Mining Departments to improve production and grade control.

d.Interviewing new candidates and engaging and evaluating current team members.

e.Instituting standardization in quality controls.

f.Ore Modelling in A-Mine.

g.Filling in for the Chief Geologist when necessary.

h.Daily measuring/reporting and monthly reporting tonnages and grades mined.

i.Assisting Chief Geologist with monthly mine and stockpile reconciliations.

j.Work with mine engineers to ensure production targets are met.

k.Maintain grade calculations in all active headings to advise in production decisions.

l.Producing diamond drill plans and communicate drill schedule with the mine department.

Garry Luffman /3

3.From November 2004 to July 2012 (FIFO 14 days&14 days) I worked for Goldcorp Inc. as a Beat Geologist/Production Geologist at its underground operations in Red Lake, Ontario.

My duties included:

a.Interpreting geological information, ground conditions, dikes, slips and other geological information for the production personnel

b.Ensure that all production blast faces are properly marked outlining the ore contact

c.Map all blast faces, floors and backs.

d.Blast tracking, blast pickup and overall production grade control

e.Collect chip, muck, grab samples and issue and collect test holes

f.Planning and marking up individual ore blasts to ensure minimum dilution

g.Supervising an underground geological team

h.Review diamond drill and production drill data to modify or confirm the ore outline

i.Producing ore outlines and drill layouts using, Datamine, Gemcom and MineCAD programs.

4.From June to July and from August to October 2004 I worked for Golden Tag Resources as a Mineral Technician on its Aquilon gold project in Northern Quebec.

My duties included:

a.Assisting in drill program (processing drill core, spotting holes, supervising drill progress, etc.)

b.Assisting in trenching program (channel sampling, supervising backhoe, etc.)


5.From April 1998 to August 2002 I staked claims through my own company Once-A-Rock Inc. through which I actively explored in Newfoundland and Labrador.

My duties included:

a.Prospect generation


c.Prospecting claims

d.Property assessment reports

e.Negotiating an option agreement

f.Budgets, tax calculations and all other paperwork related to running a small business

g.My exploration work has uncovered some gold that lead to an option agreement with a BC Junior.

Garry Luffman /4

6.From April 1998 to January 1999 I worked for Veritas DGC Land (now CGG) as a Quality Control Assistant on various seismic projects throughout Argentina.

My duties included:

a.Verifying the quality of all data being gathered during the seismic operation before being sent for preliminary 3-D processing

b.Processing daily seismic production

c.Creating all daily, weekly and monthly reports and production maps

d.Assisting in the authoring of project report

e.Up-hole data interpretation and reports

7.From June to August 1997 I worked as a Party Chief and supervised prospecting projects in the Sops Arm, Corner Brook and the Northern Peninsula areas of Newfoundland for Geological Prospectors Inc. of Corner Brook.

My duties included:

a.Supervising a crew of eight licensed prospectors

b.Delegating daily assignments for the crew

c.Supervising the mobilisation and demobilisation of the camps

d.Prospect generation

8.From August 1996 to June 1997 I was an Instructor in Geological Engineering Technology at Academy Canada in Corner Brook, Newfoundland.

My duties included:

a.Instructing primarily in the Geological Engineering Technology program and secondarily in the Computerised Drafting Technology Program

b.Co-ordinating the ordering of resources necessary for program start-up at two campuses

c.Curriculum development and reorganising for two campuses

9.From June 1996 to July 1996 I supervised a mapping and prospecting project in Northern Labrador as a contract geologist for Vulcan Minerals Inc. on their various Ni-Cu-Co properties.

My duties included:

a.Co-ordinating and supervising all aspects of the project from initial set-up to final demobilisation.

b.Supervising the prospecting portion of the project.

c.Mapping and Prospecting

d.Authoring the Assessment Report for each claim block

Garry Luffman /5

10.From May to September of 1989 I worked with Sirius Energy Corporation Ltd. and BRE-SEA Minerals Ltd., both of Calgary, on their respective Banded Iron Formation hosted gold properties in the Contwoyto Lake/Back River area of the Nunavut as a senior geologist.

My duties included:

a.Regional mapping and prospecting in preparation for diamond drilling

b.Reconnaissance mapping and prospecting

c.Co-authoring a final report on the BRE-SEA Minerals property for use on the Alberta Stock Exchange.

11.From May to September of 1988 I worked with Rio Algom Exploration Ltd. (now part of BHP Billiton) throughout New Brunswick and Newfoundland on epithermal gold and massive sulphide properties respectively as a senior geologist.

My duties included:

a.Supervising mapping, till, soil and stream sediment programs in N.B and Newfoundland

b.Supervising a diamond drill program in Newfoundland

c.mapping and prospecting in both provinces

12.From May to December 1987 and May to September 1986 I worked for BP Mining Ltd. throughout Newfoundland on various gold and massive sulphide properties as a junior student geologist and senior field geologist respectively.

My duties included:

a.Diamond drill supervision

b.Supervising a trenching, soil sampling and mapping program

c.Mapping and prospecting

d.Geophysical surveying (Pulse EM and VLF-EM)

e.Collecting soil and stream sediments

13.During the summers of 1985 and 1984 I worked with the Geological Survey of Canada; in 1985 as a junior geological field assistant in the Bathurst Inlet area of the Nunavut mapping the sediments in the Kilahegok Basin of the Wopmay Orogeny and during 1984 as a lab assistant in Ottawa.

Garry Luffman /6


1.From February 2003 to 2004 I taught English as a Second Language part-time at Academie Linguistique Champlain Inc. as well as Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México in Hull Quebec.

2.From January 1993 to June 1996 and January 2000 to August 2001 I taught/teaching Adult Basic Education Levels II and III at Discovery Center, Harbour Grace Campus.

3.From September 1990 to January 1993 I was substitute teaching in the Avalon North Integrated School District in the Junior High and Senior High areas.


P.Geo. PEGNL Newfoundland

Post-Secondary - Geological Engineering Studies Instructor Newfoundland

Adult Basic Education Newfoundland

Certified Prospector New Brunswick and Newfoundland

NAUI Certified Openwater I Scuba Diver Australia


Surpac 2019

BMM Explorer


Datamine Studio 3

Gemcom 4.21

GEMS 5.5

acQuireClient 4.0.2a

MineCAD Mine 2-4D

SeisVis Version 12,0,0,12

DiGS 5.2.96

AutoCAD 2002


Surfer (Win 32) ver 6.02 (GIS)

ArcExplorer ver 2.0 (GIS)

ArcView 3.3 (GIS)

MapInfo (GIS)

Terraloc Mark 6 Seismograph(both the program and equipment)

OMNI Design 6.3 (3-D seismic surveying planning program)

Multi Edit for Windows ver 7.101

Uphole Data Analysis Software ver 1.10

OYO Seismic Refraction Interpretation Software ver 1.30

The Geographic Calculator ver 3.09 (for GPS conversion)

Pelton ver 1.08 and 1.46 Vib QC programs for vibrator quality control and PSSXVS program for vibrator operation analysis.

Power Chute Plus for Windows 95 (UPS control program)

WV Sig32 Version 1.00.01 Seismic Control Program

Pelton Program Version 5F

McSeis – 160 (downhole seismic refraction)

Garry Luffman /7



Mineral Project Reporting Under NI 43-101, March 26, 2018

Bulk Sampling: An Introduction, July 2015

AnacondaMining Inc. - Baie Verte, Newfoundland

WHIMIS, December 2019

Microsoft Excel Level II, February 2017

Lean 101 & 5S Visual Management Certification June, 2016

Surpac Block Modelling, May 17-18, 2016

Donohue Mentoring System, February to May 2016

Blast Movement Technology Advanced, March 7-9, 2016

Blast Movement Technology Intro, October 8-10, 2015

Surpac Block Modelling, March 11-13, 2015

Fall Protection, February 2015

Leica GPS, December 11-12, 2014

Surpac Introduction June 29 to 31, 2014

CIM and the Department of Natural Resources

Introduction to Digital Maps, April 22-23, 2017

Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Newfoundland and Labrador

Professional Ethics Exam Seminar, June 9-10, 2016

Goldcorp – Red Lake Mine, Balmertown, Ontario

Standard First Aid with CPR Level A, April, 2011

SRK Applied Structural Geology Workshop, January 2011

Datamine Introduction, January 2009

Fall Arrest & Fall Arrest Awareness, September 2008

Kubota Mine Master RTV900 & RTV1140

Maryann Cage in Auto Mode

Electric Carrier Wolverine (900-1140)

WHIMIS, January 2005

First Aid, January 2005

Digs, January 2005

acQuire 3.9.2., January 2005

Gemcom 4.21, January 2005

GEMS Foundation 5.5, Sept 2005

November 2005

Dynatec - Red Lake Mine, Balmertown, Ontario

Common Core Dec 2004

Miller Truck Hurth 4x4 Jan 31, 2005

Oracle Corporation Canada Inc., St. John’s, Newfoundland

Internet Foundation for the 21st Century, March 31, 1999

Garry Luffman /8

Microsoft Canada, St. John’s, Newfoundland

Visual Studio, March 2, 1999

Memorial University of Newfoundland St, John’s, Newfoundland

Basic Troubleshooting Level II, February 20, 1999

Basic Troubleshooting Level I, January 23, 1999

Exploring the Internet, February 25, 1995

Lexis Centro De Idiomas Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Functional Spanish, August 11 to 15, 1998

The Canadian Red Cross Corner Brook, Newfoundland

Standard First Aid/Heartsaver Plus, July 9-10, 1997

Academy Canada Corner Brook, Newfoundland

Introduction to AutoCAD, September 23 to October 30,1996

Introduction to Microsoft Word October 5,1996

Educational Planning and Design Associates St. John’s, Newfoundland

Learning Disability, September to December 1993

Human Resources Development Canada St. John’s, Newfoundland

Connections, August 16-27, 1993

Dept of Education St. John’s, Newfoundland

Certification as an Adult Basic Education Instructor, January 14-15, 1993

Peter Tibbs Diving School Cairns, Queensland, Australia

NAUI Certified Openwater I Scuba Diving, February 26 - March 2, 1990


Available upon request.

15 years Mine Geologist (9 UG 6 OP) – All Narrow Vein Gold

11 field seasons (4 years total time) Mineral Exploration

4 years staking and promoting personal mineral claims

1 year instructor Geological Engineering Technology

1 year Seismic QC in Argentina

Over 5 years teaching - ABE, ESL and High School

Deposit Types:

1.Narrow Vein Epithermal Gold – Appalachian (Open Pit)

2.Narrow Vein Qtz-Carb Gold - Greenstone Belt (Underground)

3.Narrow Vein Sulfide Replacement – Greenstone Belt (Underground)

4.Meguma Style Mineralization (Underground)

5.Banded Iron Formation Hosted Gold (exploration only)

6.Volcanic Massive Sulphide - Ni-Cu-Co & Cu-Pb-Zn (exploration only)

Surpac 6.9 (current)

BMM Explorer (current)


Datamine Studio 3

Gemcom 4.21

GEMS 5.5

AutoCAD 2002


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