[INTERVIEW] Glen McKay, Newfoundland Business Leader, Co-Founder of Newfoundland Hard-Rok, Inc.


Starting as a deckhand delivering cod and turbot from fishermen in Newfoundland and Labrador, over the past forty years, Glen McKay has molded his career into one that focuses on entrepreneurship and leading the growth of companies operating in a range of industries. a business that he founded in 1985, which operates in the explosives industry. Cornerstone continues to explore its Cascabel copper-gold discovery in Ecuador as well as other properties in Ecuador and Chile.

Glen McKay: From Newfoundland Fishing Boat Deckhand to Mining CEO


With McKay at the helm as the company’s CEO, Cornerstone Capital purchased, in 2011, the then promising but unknown and subsequently famous Cascabel gold project in Ecuador, which continues to be explored today, with recent drilling results showing a potential of a world class mineralized system at Cascabel. At that time, the explosives business operated under the existing Newfoundland Hard-Rok division of MRO Supplies Ltd.


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