Sigfried Muessig

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"Mr. Muessig has over 50 years of international experience in exploration, mining, and management. As Vice President of Getty Mining Company he organized, staffed, and directed a world-wide exploration, acquisition, and mining organization of about 70 professionals. Mr. Muessig played a leading role in the discovery of the world-class Jabiluka uranium deposit, and the discovery, development, and mining of substantial new uranium reserves at Petrotomics Mining Company in Wyoming. Additionally, under his direction, Getty Mining entered the coal mining business, developed the Mercur gold mine, and was a 50% active participant in the discovery of Escondida in Chile, now the world's largest copper mine.

"Before joining Getty, Mr. Muessig was Chief Geologist of U.S. Borax and was a mineral deposits geologist with with the U.S. Geological Survey. Since the disbandment of Getty, he has been a senior advisor to major mining companies and as president of Crystal Exploration Inc., operated a diamond exploration program in the U.S. in joint venture with Dow Chemical and Ashton Mining Co.

"Mr. Muessig is a past president of the Society of Economic Geologists, a Distinguished Member of the Society of Mining, Metallurgy, and Exploration (SME), a Fellow of the Geological Society of America, and served on the Committee on Geology of the National Academy of Science. He is a Founding Member of the Division of Energy Minerals of the American Association of Petroluem Geologists, and served on the Uranium Advisory Committee of the American Mining Congress."[1]

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  1. Bayswater Uranium Board, organizational web page, accessed March 24, 2012.