About Us

Emperor Metals Inc. is a gold exploration and development company focused on proving and developing the substantial resource potential of the Duquesne West Gold project, located in the prolific Timmins, Kirkland Lake, Rouyn-Noranda districts in Québec, Canada.

Emperor Metals is led by a dynamic group of resource sector professionals who have a strong record of success in evaluating and advancing mining projects from exploration through to production, attracting capital and overcoming adversity to deliver exceptional shareholder value. 


The Opportunity

  • Proven and profitable tier 1 mining jurisdiction

  • Excellent nearby infrastructure in Québec, Canada: roads, power, mills and a highly skilled local workforce

  • 1Mineral Resource of 727,000 oz Au at 5.42 g/t with an average width of 5.71 m ( 2011 43-101 Report)

  • Resource confirmation and exploration drilling planned to delineate and grow the resource towards development and production decision

  • Resource expansion opportunities following down-drip and plunge trend extensions identified from new AI modelling

1) Watts, Griffis, and McOuat Consulting Geologists and Engineers, Oct 20, 2011, Technical Report and Mineral Resource Estimate Update for the Duquesne-Ottoman Property, Quebec, Canada for XMet Inc. Please see Emperor Metals News Release Dated October 12, 2022. 

Expert Team

  • Decades of Experience
  • A Member of the Metals Group of Companies

Cautionary Statements

Updates and Media

July 23, 2021
CSE  New Listing Bulletin

November 20, 2020
mining.com – Barrick to explore properties near Hemlo mine

World-Class Team

The Emperor team has successfully led more than 25 public mining companies, delivered shareholder returns through good and bad markets, and raised in excess of $500 million to fund exploration, development and production projects worldwide. The team has over 150 years of mining experience.

Management Team

John Florek, M.Sc., P.Geol. CEO, President and Director

+30 years mining sector, Superintendent of Geology at Kirkland Lake Gold’s Detour Mine, previously Senior Geologist with Barrick Gold at the Hemlo Mine and Senior District Geologist with Placer Dome.

Sean Mager, CFO and Director

+25 years mining sector, extensive corporate development, stakeholder relations, regulatory, financial and operating expertise.

Alex Horsley, Corporate Development and Director

+15 years mining sector and capital markets, finance, marketing, management, corporate development, and communications.

Qualified Person

Michael Dufresne, M.Sc., P.Geol., P.Geo.

Qualified Person as defined by NI 43-101

+30 years mining sector, senior partner of APEX Geoscience Ltd. and professional geologist at world-class mining projects and jurisdictions.

Independent Directors

John Williamson, P.Geol. Chairman and Director

+30 years mining sector, chairman and founder of more than 20 successful companies in Canada and around the globe.

Ian Harris, B.Sc. Eng. Director

+20 years mining sector, accomplished senior mining executive leading worldwide mining projects from open-pit and underground development to processing operations.

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