Serial mine builder and financier Stephen Roman cut his teeth working for Denison Mines (TSX: DML), the uranium company built by his father.
After starting there as a miner at the age of 19, he spent the next 25 years at the uranium producer before striking out on his own in 1990-1991.
Roman went on to build several mines in the gold space, the most recent, Harte Gold’s (TSX: HRT; US-OTC: HRTFF) Sugar mine in Ontario. Among his other accomplishments: Building the Black Fox mine, now owned by McEwen Mining (TSX: MUX; NYSE: MUX), and selling Gold Eagle to Goldcorp (TSX: G; NYSE: GG) for $1.5 billion.
But Roman’s interest in uranium never waned.
In January 2005 he set up Global Uranium Corp. — now called Global Atomic (TSXV: GLO; US-OTC: SYIFF) — and decided to focus the company’s exploration dollars on West Africa.
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