Publié par : investorseuropegi | août 27, 2016

‘Robert Gannicott had an adventurous and brilliant mining career’ @investorseurope 

He left home for an adventurous life in mining and reunited with his high school sweetheart later in life

Source: investorseurope.ooo

‘Bob Gannicott left England for Yellowknife nearly penniless when he was 19 because of a thwarted romance. He had been studying mining engineering at the University of Nottingham, but dropped out to work at the Giant Mine in Yellowknife. From that start Mr. Gannicott, who died this month at the age of 69, went on to become a prospector and mining promoter and, with the discovery of diamonds in Canada, he became one of the richest men in Yellowknife.’

 


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