Australia Day is sponsored by:
Investor seminar showcasing a selection of mining and exploration companies from the ASX
08:00 Registration and morning coffee
09:00 Welcome Remarks from session chairman – James Keeley, Regional Manager, Europe I Sales & Marketing, ASX Limited
09:10 Troy Resources – Paul Benson, CEO & Managing Director
09:30 Mincor Resources – David Moore, Founding Managing Director
09:50 Metallica Minerals – Andrew Gillies, Managing Director
10:10 Potash West – Patrick McManus, Managing Director
10:30 Marengo Mining – Les Emery, Managing Director & CEO
11.00 Refreshments and networking
11:30 Blackthorn Resources – Scott Lowe, Managing Director
11:50 Kingsrose Mining – Chris Start, Managing Director
12:10 SolGold – Malcolm Norris, Managing Director & CEO
12:30 Metminco – Stephen Tainton, General Manager, Investor Relations
13:00 Lunch and networking
13:30 Sponsor & Afternoon Chair: Sander Grieve, Partner, FMC Law
13:35 Banlaw Africa – Richard Levack, Operations and CEO
13:55 Bullabulling Gold – Brett Lambert, Managing Director
14:15 Peak Resource – Richard Beazley, Managing Director
14:35 Chesser Resources – Richard Valenta, Managing Director
14:55 Gascoyne Resources – Mike Dunbar, Managing Director
15:15 Refreshments and networking
15:35 Doray Minerals – Allan Kelly, Managing Director
15:55 New Age Exploration – Gary Fietz, Managing Director and CEO
16:15 Volta Mining - David Sumich, Managing Director
16:35 Tawana Resources – Len Kolff, CEO
16.55 Networking drinks reception
Please use the registration box below to provisionally reserve a place at the Mines & Money London Australia Day Investor Seminar.
Registration for Australia Day is only available for people who are attending Mines and Money main conference and exhibition on 3 – 6 December 2012 and are from the mining finance and investment community.
Once you have provisionally booked your place a member of our team will email to confirm your place if you meet the criteria above. If you do not meet the criteria a member of our team will contact you to let you know.
Taking place in association with Mining Journal, Australia Day will give you the opportunity to gather information about mining and exploration companies operating or listed in Australia and learn about the exciting investment opportunities they represent. You will hear directly from the senior management of several Australian mining and exploration companies about their projects, their strategy, their management and their case for investment. In addition, we will be joined by several keynote speakers appearing between the company presentations who will give you precious insights that will help you orientate your current and future investments in Australian mining.
Attending Australia Day will save you hours of research time and give you the opportunity to ask questions directly to the companies as they present their projects to you. There are also lots of networking opportunities to meet with your peers from the mining community.
For more information about presenting your company at Australia Day or sponsoring the event please contact Pablo Martin on:
Tel: +44 (0) 207 216 6063
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Blackthorn Resources Ltd (ASX: BTR) is a minerals exploration and mining company listed on the Australian Securities Exchange. The company's goal is to build an asset base that delivers outstanding returns for shareholders and benefits for all stakeholders. It is focused on shareholder value and growth through the acquisition and responsible development of mineral resources and mining projects. The company's primary assets are currently in West and Southern Africa however, it continues to seek and evaluate other projects in Australia and internationally to add to its diverse portfolio of mineral assets. Opportunities are sought in safe, secure and stable democratic countries offering an attractive environment for direct investment.View Profile
Bullabulling Gold Limited is and Australian based gold exploration and development company listed on AIM and the ASX. The company’s wholly owned Bullabulling gold project is situated 60 km west of Kalgoorlie in Western Australia and hosts JORC compliant resources of 3.5 million ounces.
The company expects to complete a BFS in 2013 based on a 7.5 million tonne per annum mine producing 200,000 ounces of gold per annum over an initial life of 10 years. First production targeted for 2015.View Profile
Chesser is an Australian-based ASX-listed exploration company (ASX: CHZ), exploring for gold in Turkey. The company’s flagship project, Kestanelik, is situated in western Turkey and enjoys good access together with excellent infrastructure. It hosts low sulphidation epithermal quartz veining with identified high-grade gold mineralisation and bonanza grades. Kestanelik’s maiden inferred resource of 5.9 million tonnes at 2.4 g/t gold for a total of 462,000 oz at a 0.5 g/t gold cutoff is expected to grow with further drilling. 70% of the resource is within 50 metres of surface. The company also has a pipeline of other high quality gold projects in Turkey. The board and management of Chesser, backed by the company’s major shareholders, are committed to unlocking value from this highly prospective portfolio of projects and the company is committed to advancing its existing portfolio while continuing to seek new advanced opportunities.View Profile
Doray Minerals Ltd (ASX:DRM) has recently commenced mining of its high-grade Wilber Lode gold deposit at Andy Well in the northern Murchison region of Western Australia. With a strategic exploration portfolio in two Australian gold provinces and led by an experienced team with a track record of discovery, development and production, Doray is a stock to watch.View Profile
The proposed combination of Salans, FMC and SNR Denton will create a new law firm driven to provide clients a competitive edge in an increasingly complex, interconnected and competitive marketplace.
The new firm will connect clients to talented lawyers across Europe, Canada, the UK, the US, the Middle East, Asia Pacific, Central and East Asia, and Africa who will provide the same high quality advice and prompt service wherever clients do business.View Profile
Gascoyne Resources Limited is an ASX listed, Australian focused gold exploration company with two substantial Western Australian gold projects containing a total of over one million gold ounces. At Glenburgh, a large drill program for 2012 is nearing completion aimed at increasing the resource base, leading to conclusion of a feasibility study in 2013.View Profile
Kingsrose Mining Ltd is a gold producer that has an 85% interest in the Way Linggo project in South Sumatra, Indonesia. The project has emerged as a small but highly profitable miner from its high grade gold and silver mine, largely due to its low operating costs. Total production for the 2012 financial year reached 37,650 ounces of gold and 432,754 ounces of silver at a cash operating cost of US$254 per ounce. The project has a total JORC compliant resource of 2.1Mt @ 6.91g/t for 485,869 ounces of Gold, and 2.1Mt @ 45.28g/t for 3,183,278 ounces of Silver. Exploration continues to focus on resource definition and extensional drilling, as well as on additional high priority targets within the project area.
Marengo Mining Limited, listed on the ASX/POMSoX (MGO) and TSX (MRN) is an Australian-based metals company which is poised to begin financing and construction of one of the Asia-Pacific’s largest undeveloped copper projects, the world-scale Yandera Central copper-molybdenum-gold project in PNG, following completion of the project feasibility study during the fourth Quarter of 2012.
The company’s vision is to build a substantial international copper producer, positioning the Yandera Project to help fill a looming supply shortfall as copper mine grades continue to fall globally and major projects continue to be pushed back.View Profile
Metallica Minerals Limited (ASX : MLM) is an Australian resource development company with projects located in Queensland, Australia.
Metallica Minerals is positioned to become the world’s first major, long-term and reliable supplier of scandium, through its wholly owned SCONI “Tri-metal” scandium-cobalt-nickel project. The SCONI project is progressing well with completion of robust scoping study, proven metallurgical testwork and developed propriety technology having produced high purity (.99.9%) scandium oxide from testwork. Strong relationships are already established with USA based Bloom Energy (with scandium off-take agreements in place and Europe based KBM Affillips.
Metallica also has significant interests in zircon-titanium mineral sands through its wholly owned subsidiary Oresome Australia.View Profile
Metminco (MNC), incorporated in Australia, is an ASX and AIM listed exploration and mining company. It is advancing a strong portfolio of exploration projects located in Chile and Peru, mainly focused on copper, but with significant exposure to molybdenum, zinc and gold. Projects range from early stage exploration, through advanced exploration, to feasibility.
Metminco’s premier project is the Los Calatos copper-molybdenum porphyry deposit located in southern Peru, near and in a similar geological setting to, three large existing copper-molybdenum porphyry mines. The estimated mineral resource at Los Calatos as of April 2012 is 2.32 billion tonnes comprising Indicated Resources of 885 million tonnes at 0.42% Cu and 270ppm Mo and Inferred Resources of 1,432 million tonnes at 0.40% Cu and 180ppm Mo, at a 0.2% copper cut-off grade. With the completion of the Phase 4 infill drilling program (65,700 metres) in October 2012, a further resource update is to be completed in December 2012, which is to be followed by a pre-feasibility study in 2013. The services of an independent mining consultancy group have been contracted to evaluate a number of open pit and/or underground mining options for Los Calatos – the preferred mining scenario of which will inform the planned pre-feasibility study.
Metminco’s other advanced projects are the Mollacas copper leach project, now ready for a feasibility study, and the Vallecillo project (La Colorada deposit), where an internal Scoping Study is to be conducted following the completion of a new mineral resource estimate in October 2012. Both of these projects are located in Chile, approximately 500km north of Santiago. To the north of Vallecillo, Metminco has two large early stage gold-copper exploration projects, namely Camaron and Isidro. In addition, the early stage Loica copper-molybdenum porphyry project is located 36km south of Mollacas, and the La Piedra copper-molybdenum-gold project occurs some 75km to the northeast of Santiago.
Mincor is a leading Australian nickel producer and an active self-funding exploration company. Mincor has been in production in the Kambalda Nickel District of Western Australia for more than eleven years and has generated over $235 million in profits and paid out $114 million in dividends. The company has no debt and cash of more than $70 million.
With its ongoing mining cash flows and strong cash balance the company offers regular dividends, aggressive exploration and strong leverage to the nickel price. Mincor has 188 million shares on issue with a strong institutional shareholder base and an open register.
New Age Exploration Limited (ASX:NAE) is an Australian-based resource company offering an opportunity to invest in coking and thermal coal projects in the favourable investment destinations of the UK and Colombia. NAE is currently proceeding towards the delineation of a JORC resource at the Lochinvar Project in UK and the commencement of a scoping study, whilst maintaining a focus on achieving long-term production from its Terranova Mine in Colombia. Recently NAE has acquired the Redmoor Tin and Tungsten Project in south east Cornwall, UK.View Profile
Listed on the Australian Stock Exchange (ASX:PEK) in November 2006 and based in Perth, Western Australia, Peak Resources Limited is developing the Ngualla Rare Earths Project in southern Tanzania. Peak also holds a number of gold projects comprising a mix of brownfield, greenfield and advanced exploration prospects in the highly prospective Lake Victoria Goldfields area of Tanzania.
Peak’s head office is located in Perth, Western Australia and has recently opened an exploration office in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.View Profile
Tawana Resources NL (ASX-JSE: TAW) is a dual listed minerals explorer. Tawana has entered into a Strategic Alliance with Gryphon Minerals Ltd (ASX: GRY) to facilitate acquisition and appraisal of prospective ground in West Africa.
Two Exploration Licences have been issued and three applications pending for 3800km2 of highly prospective Archean and Birimian terrain in Liberia. Ground is adjacent to known occurrences and in favourable geological settings prospective for multi Moz gold deposits.
Proven West African skills and Gryphon collaboration puts Tawana in a strong position for success. Tawana is rationalising its diamond assets and reviewing opportunities throughout Africa.View Profile
Troy Resources Limited, dual-listed on the Australian and Toronto Stock Exchanges (code: TRY), is a profitable, dividend-paying gold producer with a clear growth strategy. The company has two producing gold operations; Andorinhas Mine in Para State, Brazil and the low cost Casposo gold and silver mine, in San Juan province, Argentina.
The company has forged a proven record of fast-track mine development, low cost operations, strategic acquisitions and exploration discoveries. This has created significant value for shareholder through the appreciation in the company’s share price and the payment of 13 fully franked cash dividends over the last 13 years.
Troy is a responsible corporate citizen, committed to the best practice of health and safety, environmental stewardship and social responsibility.View Profile
Volta Mining Limited (ASX: VTM) is an emerging West Africa focused resources company based in Perth, Australia with current interests in the acquisition, exploration and development of iron ore and gold assets.
Its vision is to become a leading mid-cap resources company with advanced, sustainable projects in Africa.
Volta Mining’s short term focus is to create value for its shareholders through the acquisition of strategic landholdings in West Africa and the commencement of drilling programmes on new projects. Its longer term view is to develop a pipeline of projects in Africa across multiple commodities to realise its vision.
Volta Mining, through its 80% owned Gabonese subsidiary, Volta Iron SA, has been granted the Mbombo Iron Ore Project consisting of two (2) exploration licences in Gabon covering an area of 3,922km2.
In addition through its 85% shareholding in Sahel Resources, Volta Mining’s portfolio of gold projects include the Koro and Ibi Palga Gold Projects in Burkina Faso; as well as having earnt a 50% interest in the Dangue Gold Project in Burkina Faso. In total the projects cover a combined area of 1,350.1km2.
Volta Mining listed on the ASX on 19 October 2011.
For more information please visit: www.voltamining.com.auView Profile