Log In

Charles Henry Brehaut Edit Profile

gold mining company executive

Charles Henry Brehaut, Canadian gold mining company executive. Registered professional engineer, Ontario. Named Mining Man of Year, Northern Miner, 1983.


Brehaut, Charles Henry was born on April 23, 1938 in Copper Mountain, British Columbia, Canada. Son of Cecil Henry and Joan (Pack) Brehaut.


Bachelor of Science, Queen's University, Ontario, Canada, 1959. Master of Business Administration, University British Columbia, 1965.


Assistant to president Falconbridge Company, Toronto, 1969—1975. Manager mine evaluations Norada Mines, 1976—1978. Vice president operations Dome Mines Group, 1978—1983, president, chief operating officer, 1983—1987, also board directors.

Senior vice president operations Placer Dome Inc., 1987—1991, senior vice president environmental, since 1991. President, Chief Executive Officer Equity Silver Mines Ltd., Vancouver, since 1987. Board directors Mine Environmental Neutral Drainage, Gibraltar Mines Ltd., Vancouver.


  • Registered professional engineer, Ontario.


Active Premier's Council Ontario. Fellow: Canada Institute Mining and Metallurgy (President's award 1982). Member: Industry Technology Council Canada (chairman board directors since 1989), International Council Metals and Environment (board directors, secretary-treasurer since 1991), Mining Association Canada (board directors, executive committee since 1984), Ontario Mining Association (board directors, executive committee since 1984), Association Professional Engineers Ontario, Engineers Club, Ontario Club.


Married Jennie Palycia, November 5, 1966. Children: Paul, Glenn.

Cecil Henry Brehaut

Joan (Pack) Brehaut

Jennie Palycia

Paul Brehaut

Glenn Brehaut