Elim Mining Incorporated is a company of engineers, geologists, and archaeologists. We are passionate about the restoration of this historic site. Our team believes in the creation of a sustainable operation that will leave a legacy of benefits to the community. We believe that by reviving the Casa Grande mining district, we will provide a 360-degree opportunity for the community, its people and the surrounding communities. The Elim opportunity will create high-paying jobs and tax revenue for schools, roads, and the community, all while showcasing leading practices in environmental stewardship. 

Elim Mining Incorporated is a private mineral resource company with headquarters in Reno, Nevada and Phoenix, Arizona. Elim is managed by mining executives with each having over 20-years of experience in mine operations and business. 


The Elim Way is dedicated to workplace safety, environmental stewardship and supporting the community. We are committed to conducting our business transparently, honestly and with respect and integrity.

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Understanding our Impacts

Understanding our Impacts

Committed to fully-understanding the impact of our operations and how to address our role within the community.

Water, Energy and Ecosystems

Water, Energy and Ecosystems

Our commitment to water and the environment informs every decision we make.

Biodiversity, Land Use and Mine Closure

Biodiversity, Land Use and Mine Closure

Dedicated to a net positive impact on the local ecosystem.

Supply Chain

Supply Chain

Hire locally, buy locally.

Working with Communities

Working with Communities

Partnering to invest in the community.

Ethical & Professional Conduct

Ethical & Professional Conduct

Committed to the highest ethical and professional standards, on and off the job.

Safety & Health

Safety & Health

Committed to exceeding mining standards for health and safety and the well-being of our employees.


*Filmed in 2015 – prior to beginning ASARCO Environmental Custodial Trust work

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Our Management Team

Alan Edwards, Interim CEO and Director

Alan Edwards has more than 35 years of operations and executive mining industry experience. In the course of his career, he has overseen the development and operations of world class base and precious metals deposits in the Americas and Indonesia. Mr. Edwards is currently the President of AE Resources Corp., an Arizona-based company. He formerly led Oracle Mining Corporation (CEO), Copper One Inc. (President and CEO), Frontera Copper Corporation (CEO) and Apex Silver Corporation (COO).

Ian McMullan, Chief Operating Officer

Ian McMullan has over 25 years of mining experience in operational and management roles. Ian’s career has advanced through a variety of progressive responsibility roles while spanning both underground and surface mining applications in the United States and Canada.

Douglas Bowden, Vice President Exploration

Doug has over 40 years’ experience in the minerals exploration industry focused on gold, silver, uranium and base metals throughout North America and parts of Mexico. Doug’s career evolved rapidly from field geologist to a variety of management and executive positions with major and junior mining companies.

Alison Dwoskin, Investor Relations

Ms. Dwoskin has 15 years of experience in investor relations and corporate communications for publicly traded companies. Within the past eight years, she has been focused on the mining and metals sector for North American-based companies.

Anthony Bottrill, Principal Mineral Resource Consultant

Anthony is a Principal Resource Geologist with over 20 years’ experience in the mining industry with expertise across several countries and range of commodities; from low tonnage high grade precious metals deposits to bulk tonnage base metals deposits.

Connie Casalles, Corporate Accountant

Connie Casalles has 27 years of accounting, finance and audit experience, particularly internal audit and SOX compliance in the Americas. Within the last 14 years, she has focused her career in the mining sector.

Carol Flores, Human Resources

Carol Flores has 20 years of Human Resources and Payroll Experience within the mining sector. She is a strong HR, benefits and payroll professional focused within the Americas. Besides HR, Carol has experience with talent management, talent acquisition, and benefit administration. 

Llee Chapman, Chief Financial Officer

Llee Chapman, CFO, is a mining executive with over 30 years of experience in the mining industry. He is a former Regional Vice President, North America for then Newmont Mining Corporation. He was responsible for the development and business planning in the North American Region, including the Capital Effectiveness Program, Accounting, Information Technology and Supply Chain functions.

Travis Snider, VP Sustainability and External Relations

Travis Snider is an Arizona-based mining executive with over 20 years of broad industry experience in exploration, production, permitting, development, and consulting for mining companies. With an engineering background, Mr. Snider specializes in developing new mining ideas and opportunities utilizing innovative approaches, particularly in Arizona.

Board of Directors

Paul Huet, Chairman

Paul Andre Huet has over 30 years of career experience in the mining industry. He is well recognized for continually transforming, building value for shareholders, and producing positive cash flow for public and private organizations. Paul is a bilingual C-level executive with demonstrated expertise in launching, revitalizing, and leading multimillion dollar organizations to achieve tremendous growth.

John Antwi, President and Director

John Antwi is a mining executive with over 26 years of experience in Mine Technical and Financial Services with a knack for identifying the potential of geologic assets. He is a value driver with expertise in achieving strategic, operational, and financial goals for junior, mid-tier, and senior mining production companies.

Elaine Ellingham, Director

Ms. Ellingham is a mining executive and professional geologist with over 30 years of experience. Her experience ranges from geology to corporate development to regulatory capacities. Currently, Ms. Ellingham is a Director of Alamos Gold Inc. and Almaden Minerals Ltd. and maintains a local residence in Tucson.

Mark Palmer, Director

Mr. Palmer joins Elim Mining as the Tembo Capital LLC. representative. He is a mine finance executive with 26 years of experience in the financial industry and 12 years prior directly with mining companies in Australia. Mark Palmer has a B.Sc. in Mining Geology from University College Cardiff.

Bob Cummings, Technical Advisor

Former Chief Geologist for ASARCO at the Sacaton Mine in the 70’s and 80’s.

Robert Cummings is an economic geologist with over 50 years of experience in the mineral industry. Early in his career he worked for Asarco Inc. in the western United States, Mexico, and Canada in base and precious metal exploration. Bob’s porphyry copper geology experience is extensive and includes being the senior geologist at the Sacaton mine from 1972 through 1981.

Thomas Boehlert, Director

Mr. Boehlert, joins Elim as the Resource Capital Funds (RCF) representative. He is a financial expert and has been a C-Suite executive at six different international public and private resource companies in the agribusiness, mining and energy sectors. Most recently, Mr. Boehlert served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Bunge Limited from 2017-2019.

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