Sector Expert: William "Bill" Bird

Medallion Resources Ltd.

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Dr. William H. Bird is a registered professional geologist with more than 40 years of experience. He possesses a strong combination of business credentials and mineral-industry expertise. He served as chief executive of Rare Element Resources, which owns the Bear Lodge REE and gold property. In 2007, Bird joined Medallion Resources, where he is working to build a top-tier rare earth exploration and development company. He holds a PhD in geology from the Colorado School of Mines.

Recent Interviews

Dr. Bill Bird: REE Supply Hysteria (12/17/10)

China's domination of the rare earth industry has led to very real fears about the future supply of these strategic metals that are used in all things technological—from electric car batteries, laptops and cell phones all the way to smart bombs. As one of the foremost experts in rare earth elements (REEs), Bill understands the implications of future supply shortfalls. In this exclusive interview with The Gold Report, the head of Vancouver-based Medallion Resources Ltd., explains the supply bottleneck and how his company is working to solve it.

Recent Quotes

"huge advantage over the others"

The Gold Report Interview with Bill Bird (12/17/10)
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"Bokan Mountain property has a very interesting high-grade, heavy-REE mineralogy"

The Gold Report Interview with Bill Bird (12/17/10)
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