Richard Borden

Richard K. Borden
has over 35 years of experience in the mineral exploration, consulting and mining industries. He is currently an independent consultant providing strategic environmental, geologic, mining and closure expertise to industry and non-government organization clients worldwide. He was formally the General Manager Environment for Rio Tinto’s Copper and Diamonds Product Group. Mr. Borden received a B.S. in Geological Sciences from the Pennsylvania State University and an M.S. in Geology from the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology. He has expertise in geochemistry, hydrogeology, waste management, remedial investigations, rehabilitation, biodiversity, due diligence and environmental mine planning, permitting and closure. He has published on a number of these topics in peer reviewed scientific journals, books and conference proceedings. Mr. Borden was appointed to the Board in March, 2015 as a member knowledgeable in mining matters.