NI43-101Pre-Feasibility Study Report - page 10

WLR Consulting, Inc.
9386 West Iowa Avenue, Lakewood, Colorado 80232-6441, USA
Telephone: 303-980-8528
I, William L. Rose, P.E., do hereby certify that:
1. I am the Principal Mining Engineer of:
WLR Consulting, Inc.
9386 West Iowa Avenue
Lakewood, Colorado 80232-6441, USA
2. I graduated from the Colorado School of Mines with a Bachelor of Science degree in
Mining Engineering in 1977.
3. I am a Registered Professional Engineer in the State of Colorado (No. 19296), a
Registered Professional Engineer in the State of Arizona (No. 15055) and a Registered
Member of the Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration, Inc. (No. 2762350RM) (all
in good standing).
4. I have practiced my profession as a mining engineer continuously for 37 years since my
graduation from college. I have been involved in open pit mine operations in both
management and engineering positions, and have extensive experience in mine design
and planning. I have conducted estimations of mineral resources and reserves, mine
production schedules, equipment and workforce requirements, and capital and operating
costs for numerous projects in North, Central and South America, Europe, Africa and
5. I have read the definition of “qualified person” set out in National Instrument 43-101 (“NI
43-101”) and certify that by reason of my education, affiliation with a professional
association (as defined in NI 43-101) and past relevant work experience, I fulfill the
requirements to be a “qualified person” for the purposes of NI 43-101.
6. I am responsible for the preparation of Item 15 and portions of Item 16 (subsections
16.1, 16.2, 16.3 and 16.4) of the technical report titled “Bear Lodge Project Canadian NI
43-101 Pre-Feasibility Study Report on the Reserves and Development of the Bull Hill
Mine, Wyoming”, dated October 9, 2014 (the “Technical Report”).
7. I have visited the Bull Hill mine site near Sundance, Wyoming and the Upton, Wyoming
plant site properties on June 26, 2014, for a combined duration of one day. I inspected
selected drill core to gain understanding of the geology, mineralization and rock strength
characteristics; inspected the mine site layout to acquaint myself with proposed pit and
support facility locations, road access and property boundaries; and visited the proposed
Hydromet plant and tailings storage site.
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