Kenadyr Mining Corporation is involved in the exploration of the historic Borubai gold project located in the Kyrgyz Republic in Central Asia. Kenadyr Mining holds a 100% interest in the 164km2 Borubai Exploration License, which encircles Zijin’s Taldybulak Levoberejnyi Mine (TBL Mine), a recently built and producing mine containing 3.2 million ounces in reserves and resources at a grade of 7.2 g/t.
The Borubai Project has had 81,800 meters of historic drilling and is only 100 km, along a major highway, from Bishkek, the capital of the Kyrgyz Republic. The area has well developed infrastructure with 2 lines of high-voltage power grid and access roads to all prospects. The license is in a foothill area at low altitudes above sea level providing easy year-around operations.
The Company has an exceptional Management Team and Board of Directors in place with significant in country experience and international mining experience ranging from discovery and exploration to production.
R. Stuart (Tookie) Angus
Mr. Angus is an independent business adviser to the mining industry. For more than 35 years, Mr. Angus has focused on structuring and financing significant international exploration, development and mining ventures. Mr. Angus is the former chairman of the board of B.C. Sugar Refinery Ltd.; he was a director of First Quantum Minerals until June, 2005, a director of Canico Resources Corp. until its takeover by CVRD in 2005 and a director of Bema Gold until its takeover by Kinross Gold in 2007. More recently, he was managing director of mergers and acquisitions for Endeavour Financial, a director of Ventana Gold until its takeover by AUX Canada Acquisition in 2011 and a director of Plutonic Power until its merger with Magma Energy in 2011. He is presently chairman of K92 Mining Inc., which operates the Kainantu Gold Project located in the Eastern Highlands province of Papua New Guinea.
Douglas J. Kirwin
Mr. Kirwin is an independent geologist with 45 years of international exploration experience. He held senior positions with Anglo American and Amax during the 1970’s and was Managing Director of a successful international geological consulting firm during the 1980’s and early 1990’s. In 1995 he accepted a role as vice president, exploration for Indochina Goldfields and subsequently became the executive vice president for Ivanhoe Mines Limited until 2012 after which Ivanhoe was acquired by Rio Tinto. Mr. Kirwin was also a director of South Gobi Energy, Jinshan Gold and a founding non-executive director of Ivanhoe Australia Ltd.
As a member of the joint discovery team for the Hugo Dummett deposit at Oyu Tolgoi in Mongolia, he was a co-recipient of the PDAC inaugural Thayer Lindsley medal awarded for the most significant international mineral discovery in 2004. Other mineral discoveries made by Mr. Kirwin’s exploration team include the Jelai-Mewet and Seryung epithermal deposits in north east Kalimantan, the Eunsan-Moisan gold mines in South Korea, the Moditaung gold deposits in Myanmar and the Merlin Re-Mo deposit in Australia.
Dr. Alexander Becker
Dr. Becker has a long and distinguished career in mining including acquiring and targeting the gold potential of the Chaarat deposit in the Kyrgyz Republic (gold resource of 6.5 million ounces). He was a director of Perseus Mining, Kentor Gold, Manas Petroleum (CEO and director), Action Hydrocarbons, Caspian Oil and Gas, and vice-president of geology for Apex Asia (a subsidiary of Apex Silver Mines). He started his career during Soviet times as the chief geologist of the geological mapping division of North Kyrgyz Geological Expedition. Dr. Becker is one of the world’s authorities on the geology of Central Asia and has authored numerous papers in international scientific journals including Geological Society of America, Tectonophysics, Structual Geology, Geology and International Geology Review. Dr. Becker holds a MSc in geology and a PhD in structural geology.
Mr. Ma is a senior financial professional specializing in corporate finance, public company reporting and regulatory compliance in Canada and United States, strategic planning, financial management, and capital markets for the past 10 years. Mr. Ma has worked with a broad spectrum of industries in natural resources, software, clean tech, security, and a variety of industrial projects for SME (small- and medium-sized enterprises) and multinational companies, both private and public corporate structures. Mr. Ma was a core member of the senior management team at Alexco Resource Corp. that put the Bellekeno mine into commercial operations in 2011 in the historic Keno Hill silver district, Yukon, Canada.
Mr. Ma is a chartered accountant certified by the Institute of Chartered Professional Accountants of British Columbia, and holds a diploma in accounting and a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of British Columbia.