Watts, Griffis and McOuat Limited

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Watts, Griffis and McOuat Limited
Private limited company
Industry Engineering
Founded 1962
Headquarters Toronto, Canada
Key people
Joe Hinzer, President
Albert Workman, Vice President
Michael Kociumbas, Vice President
Kurt Breede, Vice President, Marketing
Number of employees
15 (2010)
Website www.wgm.ca


Watts, Griffis and McOuat Limited ("WGM") is one of Canada's longest running independent firms of geological and mining consultants. Headquartered in Toronto, Canada, the firm provides professional services to the global mineral resource industry, including exploration project management, property valuations, Mineral Resource and Reserve estimates, National Instrument 43-101 and JORC technical reports, and due diligence reviews.


Established in 1962, the firm was co-founded by Murray Edmund Watts,[1] Arthur Thomas Griffis,[2] and Jack McOuat,[3] each of whom have been inducted into the Canadian Mining Hall of Fame.[4] WGM was a founding member of OMESE, the predecessor of CAMESE (Canadian Association of Mining Equipment and Services for Export).



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  1. ^ "Inductee info". The Canadian Mining Hall of Fame. 
  2. ^ "Inductee info". The Canadian Mining Hall of Fame. 
  3. ^ "Inductee info". The Canadian Mining Hall of Fame. 
  4. ^ Heffernan, Virginia. "Journalist". The Northern Miner. Business Information Group.