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Itronics Inc. - A cleantech Specialty Fertilizer, Silver and Mineral Producer  


6490 S. McCarran Blvd
Bldg. C, Suite 23
Reno, NV 89510


Directors & Executive Officers

John W. Whitney

In addition to being the President and a Director of the Company, 1988 to present, Dr. Whitney is the President and a Director of each of the operating subsidiaries, Itronics Metallurgical, Inc. and Whitney & Whitney, Inc. Dr. Whitney also serves as the General Manager of American Hydromet, a joint venture.

He received his Ph.D. in Mineral Economics from Pennsylvania State University in 1976, his M.S. in Mineralogy from the University of Nebraska in 1971, and his B.S. in Geology from the University of Nebraska in 1970. Dr. Whitney has served as President of Whitney & Whitney, Inc. since its formation in 1977.

Prior to his serving as W&W full-time president, Dr. Whitney worked as a consultant for the Office of Technology Assessment, U.S. Congress, doing analysis of various Alaskan mineral issues (1977-1978), a consultant for various government agencies, including the office of Mineral Policy Analysis in the U.S. Department of Interior, and the Washington office of the U.S. Bureau of Mines, consulting firms, law firms and mining companies on a variety of mineral planning issues (1976-1977), as a consultant for BKW Associates, Inc. evaluating mining investment opportunities in Mexico and the Philippines (1973-1975), and as a geologist-mineralogist for Humble Oil & Refining Company and GeoTerrex Ltd. (1971-1972).

Dr. Whitney is an internationally recognized consultant in the field of Metal and Material Resource Economics. Dr. Whitney has presented seminars for various clients on Mining Economics, and has taught a three-credit graduate course on International Metal Economics for the University of Arizona's College of Mines. Dr. Whitney is an Honorary Faculty Member of the Academy for Metals and Materials under the seal of the American Society for Metals. Dr. Whitney has made numerous presentations and written a number of publications on various technical subjects within his broad area of expertise. Dr. Whitney is coinventor of the American Hydromet process technology and holds four patents. Dr Whitney was selected as Nevada’s Inventor of the Year for 2000 and became a member of the Inventor’s Hall of Fame at the University of Nevada, Reno.

Howland S. Green

Mr. Green was appointed as our director and as the Northeast Manager of GOLD’n GRO sales in April 2005. He received a B.Sc. degree in plant science and landscape architecture from the University of Rhode Island in 1981. He founded the Holly Ridge Nursery in Kingston, Rhode Island in 1989 and was its owner and President until the business was sold in September 2005. He is the concept creator and a founder of the North American Deer Management Network. Mr. Green researched and developed Mirrepel and subsequently co-developed the GOLD’n GRO Guardian systemic deer and rabbit repellents. Through his ownership of the Holly Ridge Nursery he gained extensive knowledge of the landscape construction and maintenance and wholesale and retail nursery markets. He has also served as consultant to “Ask This Old House”.

Gregory S. Skinner, Esq.

Mr. Skinner has served as secretary and general counsel of the Company and its subsidiaries since December 1990. He obtained his B.A. degree in Economics from the University of California at Berkeley in 1976. He obtained his J.D. degree from Hastings College of the Law, University of California at San Francisco in 1979. He is licensed to practice law in the states of California and Nevada. He retired from the practice of law on January 1, 2003 and is “of counsel” to the law office of Watson & Rounds, a Professional Corporation (WR). Prior to December 31, 2002 he was a shareholder in Skinner, Watson & Rounds, which had offices located in Reno, Las Vegas, and Incline Village, Nevada. Prior to becoming Secretary of Itronics Inc., Mr. Skinner has provided legal services and advice to Whitney & Whitney, Inc. since 1980.

Duane H. Rasmussen

Mr. Rasmussen has served as Vice President and General Manager of IMI since May 1994. He became Vice President of the Company in November 1997. He initially joined the Company in 1991 as Assistant Manager and Business Consultant for W&W. He received his B.S. degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Wisconsin in 1953 and his M.B.A. in Industrial Management in 1955 from the same University. He served as President of Screen Printing Systems, Inc. from 1987 to 1990 and from 1995 to October 1998. Other business experience includes approximately 20 years with Jacobs Engineering Group, Inc. in varying capacities, including Project Manager, Regional Sales Manager, Regional Vice President, and Group Vice President.


 

 

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Recent News (archives)

07/20/17 - Itronics Reports 2017 First Quarter Total Revenues and Updates Operations Expansion and Diversification Progress

07/11/17 - Itronics GOLD'n GRO Fertilizer Sales up 35 Percent in Second Quarter

06/22/17 - Itronics GOLD’n GRO Fertlizer Sales Up 23 percent in January-May 2017

06/20/17 - Dr. John Whitney, Itronics President, To Speak at Colorado School of Mines on Recycling Metals from Industrial Waste

06/06/17 - KOLO8 NEWS - Made in Nevada: Itronics

05/26/17 - Itronics Recycling Computer Boards- MoneyTV with Donald Baillargeon

05/23/17 - Itronics Expands Silver Bullion Production Using E-scrap

05/02/17 - Itronics Updates Breakthrough E-Scrap Recycling Progress

03/30/17 - Itronics Reports 2016 Sales and Updates Operations Expansion and Diversification Progress

03/16/17 - Itronics Announces Stable, Long Term Storage Breakthrough for GOLD'n GRO Micronutrient Fertilizers

03/14/17 - Itronics' Early 2017 GOLD'n GRO Fertilizer Orders up 54 Percent

03/12/17 - MoneyTV with Donald Baillargeon - John Whitney, Ph.D., CEO

01/17/17 - Itronics Ships Silver Bullion Produced by "Break-Through" Technology in E-Scrap Refining

12/13/16 - Itronics Reports 2016 Third Quarter Sales up 13 Percent

11/15/16 - Itronics Develops Breakthrough Technology That Separates Copper and Silver Recovered by New E-Waste Refining Process

11/07/16 - Reno-based Itronics scales up leach reactor plant

11/07/16 - Itronics completes installation of scale-up of its Pilot Leach plant

11/01/16 - Itronics Completes Installation of a Five Times Scale up of Its Pilot Leach Plant

10/24/16 - Itronics Third Quarter 2016 GOLD'n GRO Fertilizer Sales up 17 Percent

09/15/16 - Itronics July-August 2016 GOLD'n GRO Fertilizer Sales Up 62 Percent

09/13/16 - Itronics Reports 2016 First Half Total Revenues and Updates Operations Expansion and Diversification Progress

08/09/16 - Itronics Completing Five Times Scale Up of Its Pilot Plant, Producing Silver Concentrates for Refining and Raw Materials for GOLD'n GRO Fertilizer

08/02/16 - Itronics Now Producing Elemental Sulfur, a New Product

07/26/16 - Rising Metals Values Pull Minerals Producer Into E-Scrap Refining

07/21/16 - Silver lining > Dr. John Whitney is the inventor of a fertilizer made from recycled materials

07/15/16 - Itronics Starts Silver Refining Campaign to Measure Recovery of Gold and Palladium From E-Scrap

07/08/16 - Upticknewswire - Itronics Inc. John W. Whitney

07/08/16 - Investor Town Hall - Itronics, Inc - CEO Dr. John A. Whitney

07/07/16 - Itronics Publishes 2016 Corporate Profile

06/14/16 - Itronics Completes E-Waste Grinder Installation; E-Waste Can Be Profitable Venture

06/10/16 - Dr. John W. Whitney on MoneyTV with Donald Baillargeon

05/20/16 -  WallStreet Research Featured Company: Itronics Inc.

04/28/16 - Dr. John W. Whitney on MoneyTV with Donald Baillargeon

04/19/16 - Itronics Reports 2016 First Quarter Total Revenues and Updates Operations Expansion and Diversification Progress

04/07/16 - Itronics updates operation results, reports 2015 sales (Reno Gazette-Journal)

03/31/16 - Dr. John W. Whitney on MoneyTV with Donald Baillargeon

01/20/16 - Itronics Updates Operation Results and Reports Full Year 2015 Sales

01/07/16 - Itronics' 2015 Fourth Quarter GOLD'n GRO Fertilizer Sales Increased 26 Percent; Full Year Fertilizer Sales up

12/08/15 - Itronics Obtains Funding for Installation and Start up of a New Leach Reactor System

11/19/15 - Itronics Updates Operation Results; Reports Nine Month 2015 Sales

11/12/15 - Itronics Completes Installation and Start Up of New Glass Slag Crusher and Crushed Glass Screening Machine in Its Silver Refinery

10/29/15 - Itronics Reports First Nine Months 2015 GOLD'n GRO Fertilizer Sales Volume Increase; Revenues Down Slightly

10/27/15 - Itronics Wins Manufacturing Excellence Award

10/06/15 - Itronics Ships First Silver Produced by Its New Refining Technology



 

 


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