Mr Babin is an attorney admitted to practice in several of the United States, with more than 25 years’ experience in the acquisition,
disposition, financing and operations of precious metals mining projects and other natural resources projects.
He was most recently the Managing Director of DMC Newco Ltd, an unlisted Australian entity whose wholly-owned subsidiary, Compañia
Minera Dayton (a Chilean mining company), was acquired by Lachlan Star on 24 December 2010. Mr Babin is also currently the chief executive
officer of CalX Minerals LLC, a Colorado entity that produces chemicalgrade pulverised limestone, for use as an explosives suppressant in
underground coal mines.