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David Beling

Strategic Advisor/ Investment Development

My Story

Dynamic team builder, leader, and manager with a unique combination of project, corporate and business experience. Innovative and cost-effective engineer, developer, operator, general manager, and senior executive. Recognized for successfully driving production operations; environmental permitting; exploration programs; optimizing feasibility studies; financing; mining and processing research, development, and construction; and building several companies.


Examined, significantly reviewed, or directly involved with 90 underground mines, 136 open pit mines and 174 mineral processing plants in the global metal, energy, and industrial mineral sectors. Employment included 14 years with five majors, then 44 years of executive management and senior consulting for 30+ junior companies.


Drove or strongly contributed to the initiation and closing of equity and debt financings, commodity and asset sales, mergers, acquisitions, leases, and joint ventures. Listed a private corporation in 2006 and grew its market capitalization to $460 million in 2007. Served on fourteen Boards since 1981. Three of these companies became recognized as top ten performers by the TSX Venture Exchange.


Resource sectors included copper, uranium, precious metals, cobalt, nickel, manganese, and critical minerals. Also involved with lead, zinc, oil shale, coal, talc and trona projects. Experience, positions, project locations and education included:


Consultant & Strategic Advisor D.C. Beling & Associates, LLC Colorado 2020 +


CEO, President, Director & GM Bullfrog Gold Corp. (OTC: QB; CSE; FSE) Nevada 2011 - 20


Executive VP & COO Geovic Mining Corp. (TSXV; OTCBB) Cameroon 2004 - 10


Contractor & Consultant D.C. Beling & Associates Global 1997 - 04

        Romarco Minerals Inc. (1)                   Mine, process, and project evaluations                      Americas & Europe

        MBMI Resources Inc.                        Project evaluation and marketing                              Philippines

        Eldorado Gold Corp.                           Mine and process evaluations                                   Turkey & Brazil

        Ivanhoe Mines Ltd.                            Relief General Manager for expatriates               Myanmar & South Korea

        Dayton Mining Corp.                    Mine valuation and process troubleshooting          N, S, & Central Americas

        Manhattan Minerals Corp.                  Acting VP Operations                                                Mexico

        Minco Mining & Metals                     Project marketing                                                       China

        Rea Gold Corp.                                   Interim VP Operations                                               Canada, Uruguay & US

American Bonanza Gold (1) (2)            Mine, process, and project development                   Arizona

Mundoro Mining Inc.                         Mine and process evaluations                                    China

        NovaGold Resources Inc.                  Mine and process evaluation                                     Nevada

               (1)  Director (2) Interim CEO


President, COO & Director AZCO Mining Inc. (AMEX & TSX: V) Arizona/Mexico 1992 - 1997


Sr. Vice President & GM Hycroft Resources & Development Inc. (TSXV) Nevada 1987 - 1992

V.P. Operations Granges Inc. (AMEX, TSE) Manitoba 1990 - 92


Project Manager Kanaka Creek JV (Public Service of New Mexico) California 1985 - 1987


Mine & Process Consultant Pegasus Gold / Wold Nuclear, et al Western US 1981 - 1985


Manager of Mining Wold Nuclear Company Wyoming 1976 - 1981


District Manager Wyoming Minerals Corp. (Westinghouse Electric Co.) Wyoming 1975 - 1976


General Manager Essex International /United Technologies Inc. Utah 1972 - 1975


Project Engineer Fluor Utah Engineers & Constructors, Inc. California 1971 - 1972


Project Manager Minerals Exploration Co. (Union Oil of California) Wyoming 1969 - 1971


Mining Engineer Phelps Dodge Corporation Arizona 1964 - 1969


B. Sci. Mining Engineering University of Arizona 1959 -1964






Current Director: NioCorp Dev. Ltd * TSXV; OTCQX

Current Advisor: Here to Serve Holding Corp (OTC)/Fortune Nickel & Gold Inc.

Athena Gold Corp OTC: QB; CSE


Former Director: (1981 - 2021) Bullfrog Gold Corp. OTCQB; CSE

Coyote Resources Inc. OTC:BB Animas Resources Ltd. TSXV

Romarco Minerals Inc. * TSXV AZCO Mining Inc. AMEX; TSE

Geovic Cameroon PLC Private Hycroft Resources & Dev. Inc. VSE

Rare Element Resources, Inc. * TSXV Minerals Engineering Inc. NASDAQ

Doré Metals & Mining Corp.  Private Intercontinental Mining Corp. CDNX

Cobre del Mayo, SA Private CoCa Mines Inc. NASDAQ

* Recognized as a top ten performing mining stock by the TSX Exchange.


Registered Professional Mining Engineer Arizona - Former PE in NV & WY

Former Safford District Advisor to the US BLM Appointed by Secretary of Interior

Legion of Honor Member - Former Section Chairman & Director Society of Mining Engineers

Member Prospectors and Developers Assn. of Canada

Former President/Dir. - 2017 Person of the Year Petroleum & Mining Club, Grand Junction, CO

Founding Chairman In-Situ Uranium Mining Committee, Wyoming Mining Assn.

Chairman 1979 AIME Uranium Seminar, Casper, Wyoming

1,000 Attendees - Received AIME Publication’s Award

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