Experience, Knowledge, Expertise

Project review, interpretation, strategy and training for mineral industry solutions by leading expert in nickel.


Core Competence in Nickel Sulfide
and Laterite Deposits


Regional and Near-Mine Target Generation


Interpretation of Exploration Geochemical Data


Project Evaluation, Review
and Documentation


Global Strategy and Positioning of Opportunities


Training and Mentoring
of Geoscientists

Meet President and Chief Geologist

Peter C. Lightfoot

A skilled geologist with significant experience in the minerals industry (Inco and Vale), Ontario Geological Survey, and academia. Responsible for technical aspects of exploration, research and development portfolio, strategic studies of the nickel market, and mentoring geoscience staff.

International project generation in base metals exploration and due diligence reporting.

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Battery Metals

Exploring for a Sustainable Future

Nickel Sulfide Ores And Impact Melts

Textbook on the Sudbury Ore Deposits

Nickel Sulfide & Laterite Deposits

Core Competence

Textbook - Publication

Nickel Sulfide Ores and Impact Melts:
Origin of the Sudbury Igneous Complex

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Nickel Sulfide Ores And Impact Melts - Textbook

Undoubtedly the most detailed and comprehensive book on ore deposits of Sudbury.

Tony Green

Grenvyn Consulting Inc.

The ideas and conclusions are supported by plenty of beautiful geological maps and photographs, geochemical diagrams, tables and quantitative modeling.

Christina Yan Wang

Chinese Academy of Sciences

An invaluable resource for anyone exploring for or doing research on magmatic Ni-Cu-(PGE) sulphide ores.

Reid R Keays

Monash University

All the information needed for a modern understanding of the geology, petrology, geochemistry and metallogeny of the Sudbury basin.

Lisa Gibson

Vale Exploration

A unified hypothesis for the formation of the SIC and associated ore deposits

Xue-Ming Yang

Manitoba Geological Survey