Dave Swanton

Bsc (UBC), MSc (Acadia), PGEO (APGNS)

senior project geologist

Equity Yellow Arrow
Dave Swanton

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With over 10 years of industry experience, Dave has excelled in managing a diverse range of projects, from leading small fly camp crews to managing multi-drill advanced stage exploration programs. He enjoys the variety of challenges encountered while guiding the course of project development from the initial planning phase through to execution and completion.

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Significant Projects

Madsen Project, Ontario, Canada

Managed 85,000 m of brownfields drilling ($XY budget) focused on a structurally-hosted orogenic gold system in the prolific Red Lake gold district.

homestake ridge Project, British Columbia, Canada

Managed a multi-faceted exploration program on an epithermal gold-silver prospect near the town of Stewart. Work  included 4,000 m of drilling, geophysics, geological mapping and surface sampling.

Bandite Project, Yukon, Canada

Managed a soil sampling and mapping exploration program of a fenite-hosted rare earth element - niobium system.


M.Sc. thesis project focused on the petrography, geochemistry and economic potential of Neoproterozoic igneous and metamorphic rocks within the Bras d'Or terrane of the Appalachian Orogen.

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