Mr. McCrea is a graduate of the University of Alberta, where he earned his B.Sc. (Spec) in Geology in 1988. With over three decades of experience in exploration and mining geology, coupled with more than two decades of specialization in mineral resource estimation, he is a seasoned expert in the field.
Jim’s extensive expertise has been honed through his work with junior mining and exploration companies, as well as prominent engineering firms like SRK and Snowden. His geological proficiency spans a wide spectrum, encompassing technical review, due diligence, resource estimation, and feasibility studies.
Throughout his career, Mr. McCrea has contributed his skills across various commodities, with a primary focus on gold, silver, and copper. He has operated in diverse geographical settings worldwide, with a particular emphasis on North and South America.
Notably, Jim McCrea played a pivotal role in ore body modeling and resource estimation for the successful acquisition of Cumberland Resources Ltd. by Agnico-Eagle Mines Ltd. He has also recently completed crucial mineral resource estimations that underpin significant acquisitions, such as Duran Ventures’ Aguila porphyry by Penoles. His valuable contributions extend to companies like Minera San Cristobal S.A. in Bolivia, Arena Minerals Inc., and Montan Mining Corp.
Jim’s dedication to excellence and his extensive track record in geology and resource estimation make him an invaluable asset to Stamper Oil and Gas. Connect with Jim McCrea to learn more about his remarkable contributions and expertise in the industry.