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Murphy Mining & Exploration

Murphy Mining & Exploration, LLC ("MM&E") is a Colorado Limited Liability Company established in 2004 as a fully integrated mining and exploration company, primarily focused on the acquisition and development of existing and new gold mining properties in the Cripple Creek area. MM&E and its affiliates have completed specific exploration, rehabilitation, engineering, permitting, and other pre-development activities at the Providence Mine which moved into production in 2011. Providence Mine has experienced a series of setbacks in 2012 and production will again commence before end of year 2013. The 110-D permit application has been filed with the state of Colorado and we are awaiting approval.

The company’s management and consulting team has in excess of 200 years of experience and a proven record for safely and profitably operating numerous mineral, exploration, mining and contracting enterprises. In addition to developing and operating these properties, the company intends to create future value through implementation of its strategic development plans in the Mining District.


Mr. Shannon P. Murphy – President & CEO             
Patrick R. Murphy* – Manager
Gary E. Nordic – Manager
David Cullity – Manager


Kenneth Smith* – Pri-Nat Scientist (Environmental)                      
Jacobus "Kobus" Rothman*  – Mining Engineer (Metal & Non-Metal)
Braun Environmental, Inc.  Art Braun – Mining & Geology
Scott Gaffri - Geology

*Denotes South African

Our Mission

To safely explore and profitably develop, new and existing mining systems without adversely impacting the environment.

Our Goal

To plan and implement safe and effective operations by combining efficient and modern technology with the most economical mining and mineral processing methods.

Our Focus

Focus, combined with transparency, honesty, integrity and the dedication of its personnel will enable the company to optimize the mining and economic returns while maintaining a premier safety and environmental record.

An independent valuation of MM&E's gold operations, a fully detailed business plan, an executive summary, projected reserve and resources statement and company financial projections are available upon request; please click on our Contact page to make your request.