John Shanahan is an experienced Montana mining executive with past President & CEO experience at the Revett Mining Company, Inc. (2008 to 2015). John commenced his professional career in Australia with CRA Limited and its various subsidiaries (now part of the RioTinto Group) and has spent over ten years in mine finance and commodity trading in New York City with companies such as Rothschild Inc., and Barclays PLC.
John has a proven track record in Montana with Revett Mining which operated the 4,000tpd underground Troy copper & silver mine in Lincoln County. The Troy Mine was the 2014 and 2015 recipient of the National Mining Association Sentinels of Safety Award for outstanding safety for small underground mines. While at Revett Mining, John was also instrumental in progressing permitting of the Rock Creek copper/silver Project in Sanders County.
John has a B.Commerce from the University of Melbourne, a Graduate Diploma in Systems Analysis & Design from The Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, and an MBA from Columbia University.
John is based in Helena, Montana and will oversee all aspects of the completion of permitting and development of the Black Butte Copper Project near White Sulphur Springs in Meagher County.