The PV Mine is directed by Jim Healy. He is a mining engineer with over 25 years of experience in the management and supervision of mining operations, mine project construction and mine management, planning, design and engineering. Before joining us, he was Executive Vice President at Jaguar Mining with operations in Minas Gerais, Brazil.
Our operating management team at Piedras Verdes is complemented by a strategic and technical executive management team based in Vancouver, Canada, and by the Invecture team based in Mexico City. The senior members of the operating and executive management teams have over 20 years of industry experience on average and represent a multidisciplinary team with longstanding experience in copper mines.
The PV Mine employs approximate 1,200 directly and generates an additional 3,000 jobs indirectly. It has a longstanding program to develop local contractors and suppliers. It has a growing roster of 150 contractors from the surrounding communities.