THE STORY OF BIG ROCK
Rob and Brian met in field mapping class at Winona State University where they completed their B.S. in Geology. After extensive independent work in the mineral exploration industry all across North America, they soon seized the chance to join forces and start the vision of what is now, Big Rock Exploration.
In addition to Big Rock, Brian and Rob have launched a portfolio of synergistic ventures in strategic real estate investment, gold exploration, and industrial metal recycling technology. Driven to innovate, these serial entrepreneurs are only getting started.
Provide our clients tailored project solutions through quality scientific investigation.
Be at the leading edge of resource exploration and discovery through innovative, data-driven techniques.
Exceptional client relationships
“Harm Free” policy
MEET OUR TEAM
“Brian and I have always been the hardest working and most dedicated guys in the room, and we quickly learned after University that by teaming up, we could offer something no one else could… We also understand that we both have different strengths and we focus on the common goals by playing to our strengths.”
CO-FOUNDER, VICE PRESIDENT
“We’re big idea guys who are very strategic planners and know how to execute very effectively. We only operate our own private businesses and are very good at taking an idea, proving a concept through quality science, forming a startup company and creating value… we built Big Rock on our core values, starting with play hard, work harder!”
PRINCIPAL, DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS
“Big Rock is a great team of dedicated scientists that want to elevate the standard in their field. Each person brings their own technical specialty, and we’re extremely effective at coordinating and synchronizing our team’s effort for exceptional project outcomes.”
THE BIG ROCK APPROACH
We are big-idea thinkers focused on innovating our techniques, services, and structure to best serve our clients and move the industry forward.
We excel at strategic thinking, effective planning, and precise execution. We set ourselves apart by taking an idea, proving a concept through quality science, and operational excellence to create enduring value.
We focus relentlessly on identifying new opportunities to grow our business and create value for all stakeholders.
We believe in economic, environmental, and socially responsible business that does ‘no harm’ and creates value for society.
We believe in the responsible use of our natural resources, protecting ecosystems, and minimizing our footprint.
We compete to create value but collaborate and partner whenever and wherever possible to better serve clients.
We support healthy, active lifestyles and strong family support for our staff.
HIRE LOCAL, SOURCE LOCAL
We recruit and employ talented and qualified professionals where we work and operate.
SUPPORT YOUTH & STUDENTS
We create practical and relevant work-learning opportunities for students and young people.
We spend time in the communities where we work building stakeholder relationships and giving back.