Ridgestone Mining Inc. is a Canadian based exploration company that has joined forces with an accomplished team of geologists to identify and explore promising precious and base metals deposits in northern Mexico.
Combining Ridgestone managements’ extensive expertise in the financial and capital markets with a powerful Mexican based geological group, provides investors with a high degree of confidence in the successful growth of our company.
SIERRA MADRE GOLD BELT
Ridgestone’s team has a proven track record of acquisition, discovery and monetization in Mexico and abroad. RMI has significant Management and Board bench strength, including a CEO (Jonathan George) that built and sold a company in Mexico, a Board Advisor (Dr. Andrew Ramcharan) that has advised on >$1B of transactions in the mining space, and an exploration team (Noris Del Bel Belluz, VP Exploration and Dante Aguilar Casillas, Country Manager) who have worked with some of the largest mining companies in the world.
Jonathan George, CEO: A seasoned mining entrepreneur and geologist with over 35 years of experience in exploration, development and financing. Jonathan founded, developed and sold one of the largest molybdenum deposits in Mexico for $195M. He was also instrumental in assembling Alpha Mineral’s uranium claims in the Athabasca basin, which was subsequently acquired by Fission Uranium for $185M.
Dr. Andrew Ramcharan, Strategic Board Advisor: Andrew has significant technical and capital markets experience, having raised >$600M at IAMGOLD and >$1B in debt and equity financings during his career. He also led the team at Petaquilla Minerals which made a >1M ounce gold discovery in Panama, in addition to holding several senior roles with leading resources company globally.
Norris Del Bel Belluz, VP Exploration: A mining veteran with over 35 years experience in projects ranging from exploration through to operation of underground and open-pit mines. Norris has been involved with a number of world-class deposits including Nevsun Resources’ Bisha min in Eritrea, which was acquired by Zijin Mining Co. for $1.8B, and Freeport-McMoran’s Grasberg mine in Indonesia. His technical background is complemented by senior roles with world-renowned engineering firms including Stantec and Wardrop.