Ta Li

SME (August 2001 - August 2003)

Ta M. Li is a well-known mining engineer/marketing executive with more than 32 years of experience in the minerals business including management and operations, marketing and sales, mineral economics and publishing. For the past 3 years, he has served as Denver marketing manager-mining for Washington Group International, Inc., a leading engineering, procurement and construction management company in North America. Mr. Li received his BS in mining engineering from Columbia University. He has been affiliated with Pincock, Allen & Holt, Behre Dolbear, Golder Associates and Kennecott. He also was president & CEO for Anglo-Andean Exploration, Inc., a Canadian junior responsible for exploration and development projects in Venezuela and Peru. Mr. Li was also editor-in-chief for SME's Mining Engineering magazine. He is very active in professional organizations having served as president and director for the Northwest Mining Association and Denver Gold Group. He was also chairman and director of the Colorado Mining Association. Mr. Li was 2001 president of SME.