M.Sc. P.Geo, FGC, FEC(hon), Consultant
Bruce has been involved with Windy Craggy since 1975.
He has over 30 years of experience working for several corporations and as a consultant on surface and underground gold and base metal exploration and production projects. He has published papers in journals and books concerning exploration, computing, history, electrochemistry, environmental and technology topics and is a co-author of the online acid rock drainage course offered by Edumine. He has taught K to 7 as a geologist in the classroom. In 1983, he co-founded a software company for developing commercial geochemical programs for use in the exploration and mining industry. In 1999, he founded a high tech company (MagPower Systems) to develop the magnesium-air technology for use in commercial products. A subsequent spin-off from this technology led to research and development in zinc electrowinning. Mr. Downing has also been involved in and has initiated several research and development projects, some of which have led to patents. He has been involved with several junior mining companies as a CEO, director and advisor.