9.30 | OPENING REMARKS
9.40 | Keynote Presentation: Rick Rule, Founder Rule Investment Media, Investor and Speculator at Family Office
10.30 Keynote Presentation: Sawan Tanna, Treasurer, The Perth Mint. A discussion on the different options for investing in precious metals.
The Perth Mint is Australia’s largest and highly accredited precious metals enterprise trusted by more than 40,000 clients with assets under management valued at $5.5 billion. It offers a suite of innovative investment options including exchange traded products, affordable and cost-effective storage solutions, a smartphone app, physical bars and coins, and flexible options for delivery. www.perthmint.com/storage
Sawan Tanna leads The Perth Mint’s Treasury team comprising gold traders and other precious metals professionals supporting our industry and retail clients. Sawan holds 15 years of experience in the finance, investment, and commercial banking sectors, holding positions at ANZ Banking Group, Royal Bank of Canada, and UBS Investment Bank. He commenced his career as an audit executive with PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP in London.
11.00 Investor Presentation: Barton Gold, Alex Scanlon, MD and CEO (ASX: BGD)
Barton Gold is an ASX listed Australian gold exploration company with a total attributable ~1.1Moz Au JORC (2012) Mineral Resources endowment (28.74Mt @ 1.2 g/t Au), a pipeline of advanced exploration projects and brownfield mines, and 100% ownership of the only regional gold mill in the central Gawler Craton of South Australia.
Managing Director & CEO
Alex is a financial economist with more than 15 years’ experience in financial analysis, consulting, structured finance and mining advisory, investment and management. He was previously Managing Director of PARQ Capital Management and a Director with Lusona Capital where he focused on corporate advisory and principal investments in the natural resources sector.
Alex is a graduate of Santa Clara University (BSc Finance Honours & BSc Economics Honours), the University of Oxford (MSc Financial Economics) and the University of Cambridge (MPhil Management).
11.20 Investor Presentation: Navarre Minerals, Ian Holland, Managing Director (ASX: NML)
Navarre discovers and develops large, high-grade gold deposits located within Victoria, Australia’s richly favoured, premier gold district. We’re committed to creating a sustainable, community-minded future with world class economic potential.
Mr Ian Holland has over 20 years of experience in the minerals industry across a number of gold and base metal operations throughout Australia. He is a geologist by background and has a strong track record of value creation with his most recent role as Vice President, Australian Operations for Kirkland Lake Gold where he lead the growth of the world-class Fosterville Gold mine in Victoria. He was also previously the General Manager of Fosterville for a number of years as well as roles at Mount Isa Mines, Mount Gordon and Renison. He holds both a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Minerals Geoscience from James Cook University, as well as a Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance and Investment from the Securities Institute.
11.40 Investor Presentation: Kalamazoo Resources, Luke Reinehr, CEO and Chairman (ASX:KZR)
A progressive Australian gold and base metals explorer and developer
ASX-listed Kalamazoo Resources (ASX: KZR) is a gold exploration company with major assets in two of the most sought after gold provinces in the world, the Victorian Goldfields and the Pilbara in Western Australia.
CEO and Chairman
Luke’s core legal experience compliments mining and resources, project development and information technology skills. Working across all levels of management, Luke has extensive partnership, director, CEO and chairman experience in Australia and internationally.
12.00 Investor Presentation: Sunshine Gold, Damien Keys, Managing Director (ASX: SHN)
Sunshine Gold Limited is focused on developing high quality gold and copper projects in Queensland. The Company controls 618km2 of highly prospective tenements across three main project areas: Triumph Gold Project (138km2, 2 EPMs), Hodgkinson Gold Project (365km2, 5 granted EPMs, 1 EPM in application) and the Investigator Copper Project (115km2, 2 EPMs).
Damien is a geologist with 20 years experience in mining and exploration across a range of commodities. Damien has led teams to exploration success with Gold Fields Australia, Silver Lake Resources, Black Cat Syndicate and most recently at Spectrum Metals with the discovery of the Penny North Gold Mine. Damien has completed a PhD in Structural Geology at James Cook University in Townsville.
12.20 mini break
12.30 Keynote Presentation: Hedley Widdup, Lion Selection Group
Lion Selection Group provides a listed, expertly managed exposure to the high-risk/high-reward junior mining sector, where a long-term view and portfolio approach are vital:
- A specialist investor – ASX listed investment company focused on junior mining and exploration companies.
- A Board of Directors with extensive mining industry, company administration, finance and mining investment experience.
- Lion captures the structural and portfolio benefits of being a listed investment company combined with the proven and successful investment process and track record of Lion Manager Pty Limited.
- Directors and Lion Manager are aligned with shareholders through ownership.
- The investment philosophy of Lion supports investments through the project assessment and development phase, generally exiting after project completion and a meaningful value re-rating.
- With a track record spanning more than 20 years and comprehensive experience in mining and finance, Lion Selection Group has become a focal point for mining investment opportunities – across all global exchanges and many unlisted companies.
Hedley Widdup graduated as a geologist with first class honours from the University of Melbourne in 2000. Upon finishing his degree, Hedley joined WMC Resources as a geologist working at the Mt Keith Nickel Mine. Hedley has extensive experience as a mine geologist having worked at Olympic Dam, Mt Isa (Black Star open cut mine) and the St Ives Gold Mine where he was Senior Mine Geologist of the combined open pits. Hedley joined Lion Manager in July 2007 as an analyst and completed a Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance in 2011.
Hedley became an executive director of Lion Manager Pty Limited in September 2012.
1.00 Investor Presentation: Ausgold, Matthew Greentree, Managing Director, (ASX:AUC)
Ausgold Limited is a Perth-based gold exploration and development company with a suite of projects located in some of Australia’s most prospective mineral provinces. Its primary focus is the 100%-owned Katanning Gold Project (KGP), which covers +4,000km2 of the underexplored Katanning greenstone belt in south-western Western Australia.
Dr Matthew Greentree
Dr Greentree holds a B.Sc. 1st Class (Hons) in Geology from Macquarie University and a Ph.D. in Geology from The University of Western Australia. He has over 20 years of experience in minerals exploration and mining in Australia, Asia, Africa and South America.
Dr Greentree is a highly experienced geologist with expertise in structural geology, exploration targeting in greenfield and brownfields environments, managing multidisciplinary studies and the evaluation of mineral projects. He is a member of the Australian Institute for Mining and Metallurgy (AusIMM) and the Australian Institute of Geoscientists (AIG) and is Vice Chair of the AIG Western Australian Branch Committee and a member of the VALMIN Committee. Dr Greentree is an Adjunct Research Fellow at the Centre for Exploration Targeting at The University of Western Australia.
1.20 Investor Presentation: Challenger Exploration, Kris Knauer, Managing Director
Our value proposition:
Low capex | High margin | Low technical risk | Superior economics
Resource of 627,000 Oz @ 13.7 g/t Au which is open in most directions (#)
El Guayabo, Ecuador:
World Class Belt | Outstanding Results | First Modern Exploration
Drill intercepts include:
156m @ 2.6 g/t Au + 9.7 g/t Ag + 0.2% Cu
112m @ 0.6 % Cu +0.7 g/t Au +14.7 g/t Ag
CEO and Managing Director
Kris started his career as an exploration geologist before moving into investment banking, initially as a mining analyst. He is an experienced listed company CEO. He led the listing of a package of copper/gold assets in Saudi Arabia to create Citadel Resources (ASX: CGG) becoming the Managing Director for the first 18 months. Citadel completed a DFS on the Jabal Sayid copper project in Saudi Arabia prior to being taken over for $1 billion.
1.40 Investor Presentation: Tesoro Resources, Zeff Reeves, Managing Director, (ASX:TSO)
Tesoro Resources is an Australian public company with exploration stage gold assets in Chile. The company is focused on acquiring developing high-grade gold assets that have potential to be district scale mining projects.
Tesoro is managed by experienced mining professionals with strong geological and finance backgrounds as well as significant in-country expertise.
The company was established with a strategy of acquiring, exploring and developing mining projects in the Coastal Cordillera region of Chile. This region is host to multiple world- class gold mines, has well established infrastructure, service providers and an experienced mining workforce. Large areas of the Coastal Cordillera remain unexplored due to the unconsolidated nature of mining concession ownership, but Tesoro, via its in-country network and experience, has been able secure rights to emerging El Zorro Gold Project in line with the company’s strategy.
Geologist with >20 years of experience in the resources sector on resource projects from greenfields exploration, discovery, definition & feasibility, construction, production to closure. Zeff previously Managing Director of ASX listed Metallum Ltd which had a number of development & operational projects in Chile. He has also held senior management positions with companies developing projects in Brazil. He has had previous exploration success identifying & delineating new gold districts in Brazil and Chile.
2.00 Investor Presentation: Jake Klein, Chairman, Evolution Mining (ASX:EVN)
It’s all in the name… we’ve evolved from a small company into a globally relevant gold mining business with a reputation of delivering value for all stakeholders. Underpinning it all, is our Australian story and spirit. We dare our people to think differently, we act like owners and we live our values of safety, accountability, excellence and respect.
Mr Klein was appointed as Executive Chairman in October 2011, following the merger of Conquest Mining Limited and Catalpa Resources Limited. Previously he served as the Executive Chairman of Conquest Mining.
Prior to that, Mr Klein was President and CEO of Sino Gold Mining Limited, where he managed the development of that company into the largest foreign participant in the Chinese gold industry. Sino Gold was listed on the ASX in 2002 with a market capitalisation of A$100 million and was purchased by Eldorado Gold Corporation in late 2009 for over A$2 billion. It became an ASX/S&P 100 Company, operating two award-winning gold mines and engaging over 2,000 employees and contractors in China. Prior to joining Sino Gold (and its predecessor) in 1995, Mr Klein was employed at Macquarie Bank and PwC.
2.30 Keynote Presentation: Barry Dawes, Chairman, Martin Place Securities: Gold - Next stage underway
The firm has experienced and respected Resources sector analysts, producing sector and company coverage across a range of market caps, metals and minerals. With nearly half of all ASX listed stocks (by number) in the resources sector, Martin Place Securities coverage and expertise adds value to investors and corporates alike.
‘I follow the markets, not the commentators’- Barry Dawes
Gold – next stage underway.
Barry will discuss why the next gold bull market is only just getting started and why as well as some of his top tips for gold equities.
I have had over 30 years investment market experience in the resources and commodities sectors in Australia and internationally.
I have worked in Investment Research, Equity Capital Markets, Managed Funds, and Corporate Advisory Business Services with Small Cap Listed companies mostly in the Resources Sector. I have sponsored over 30 IPOs.
I consider I can provide clients with the highest level of understanding of resources operations together with company and investment strategies, stock selection, resources commodity outlooks and the flow of funds in and out of the sector.
I seek to provide institutional and high net worth clients with advice that gives outstanding investment returns in my area of expertise.
3.00 Investor Presentation: Rincon Resources, Gary Harvey, CEO (ASX: RCR)
Rincon has interests in three highly prospective copper and gold projects in Western Australia, South Telfer, Laverton and Kiwirrkurra.
Each project has been subject to historical exploration which has identified major mineralised systems which Rincon intends on exploring in order to delineate copper and gold resources.
Chief Executive Officer
Gary graduated from RMIT University with a Bachelor of Applied Science (Geology), >25 years’ of experience in the resources sector working on gold & base metal (nickel/cobalt) projects in Western Australia from grass roots exploration through to resource development, feasibility, production and mine closure. Member of the Australian Institute of Geoscientist. Most recently held the position of Exploration Manager for Barra Resources Limited where he managed all the company’s exploration and development activities including overseeing the recent transition to underground mining at the Burbanks Gold Project in Western Australia. He has also held project and senior roles with Johnsons Well Mining NL, Forrestania Gold Ltd, Lionore Australia Pty Ltd & Fortescue Metals Group Ltd.
3.20 Investor Presentation: GBM Resources Ltd, Peter Rohner, Managing Director (ASX: GBZ)
GBM Resources Limited (ASX: GBZ) is an Australian resources company headquartered in Brisbane.
GBM’s flagship asset, the 100%-owned Mount Coolon/Yandan Gold Projects and Twin Hills Project (subject to completion) is located in the prolific Drummond Basin Goldfield Queensland. GBM also has cashflow from its 100%-owned White Dam Gold-Copper Project in South Australia, the exciting Malmsbury Gold Project in Victoria, along with other copper-gold exploration assets in Queensland.
Mr Rohner (Grad Dip Applied Finance & Investment, BSc – Metallurgy) has over 30 years’ experience in the mining industry. In particular, he has been heavily involved in mineral process technology development including development of the Jameson flotation cell, IsaMill fine grinding and, more recently, significant involvement in further development of Glencore’s Albion Process (fine grind oxidative leach) technology.
Mr Rohner is currently a Technical Director of both the Core Group, which provides metallurgical processing solutions to its global clients, and Stibium China Holdings Ltd, which owns a producing gold asset in South Africa. He is also a director of Stibium Mining Pty Ltd and Tartana Resources Limited.
3.40 Investor Presentation: Askari Metals, Johan Lambrechts, Vice President Exploration (ASX: AS2)
Askari Metals was incorporated for the primary purpose of acquiring, exploring, and developing high-grade gold and copper-gold projects in New South Wales and Western Australia. The Company has assembled an impressive portfolio of gold and copper-gold exploration/mineral resource development Projects in Western Australia and New South Wales.
The Company has appointed a Board of Directors, management and technical team who possess experience operating in Western Australia and New South Wales, across exploration, mining and strategic transactions, with strong technical, legal, and financial management skills.
The Company’s main objectives is to commence an early drilling program and complete exploration activities including geophysical surveys and drilling at the Burracoppin Gold Project, the Horry Copper Project and the Mt Maguire Gold Project. The Company will also undertake exploration on the Springdale Copper-Gold Project and the Callawa Copper Project comprising reconnaissance exploration, drilling and geological mapping.
VP, Expoloration & Geology
Mr Lambrechts is the VP, Exploration & Geology for the Company. Mr Lambrechts has demonstrable public company experience in large and small companies in opencut and various underground operations, managing teams ranging from 3 to 475 people in a range of appointments. He has successfully managed multiple contracts & projects ranging from diamond and RC drilling to infrastructure construction and ore reclamation.
Mr Lambrechts strenghts lie in leadership, project management, problem solving and systems implementation. He has a strong business acumen and can link exploration success with future mining potential and the requirements and pathways for success.
Mr Lambrechts has worked for Australian mining and resource companies such as Godolphine Resources (ASX: GRL), Ardea Resources (ASX: ARL) and Silver Lake Resources (ASX: SLR). Mr Lambrechts has a Bachelor of Science (Geology) with Honours from the University of Port Elizabeth, and has completed the Management Development Programme at the University of the Witwatersrand.
4.00 Investor Presentation: Impact Minerals, Dr Mike Jones, Managing Director (ASX: IPT)
Impact Minerals Limited is an exploration company listed on the ASX in November 2006.
The Company manages extensive tenement holdings (>4,000 km2) within Australia featuring significant potential for high-grade mineral deposits of gold, silver, lead, zinc, copper, nickel and PGM’s.
The Directors of the Company have extensive experience in mineral exploration and a strong history of exploration success, business development and corporate management.
Impact Minerals intends to build wealth for its shareholders through a vigorous campaign of project generation and evaluation with the aim of building profitable mining operations.
Dr Mike Jones, MAIG
Dr Jones completed undergraduate and post-graduate studies in Mining and Exploration Geology at Imperial College, London. His Ph.D work on gold mineralisation saw him move to Western Australia in 1988 to work for Western Mining Corporation exploring for gold and nickel deposits in the Yilgarn. From 1994 he consulted to the exploration and mining industry specialising in the integration of geological field mapping and the interpretation of geochemical, geophysical and remotely sensed data for target generation. Dr Jones has worked on over 80 projects both in greenfields and near mine exploration in a wide variety of mineralised terrains and was the founding director of Lithofire Consulting Geologists in Perth, Australia. He was also the team leader during the discovery of a significant gold deposit at the Higginsville Mining Centre, near Kalgoorlie and an iron ore deposit near Newman, both in Western Australia.
4.20 Investor Presentation: First AU, Ryan Skeen, CEO, (ASX: FAU)
Focused on Australian Gold and Base Metals Exploration
FAU was formed in mid-2018, and has assembled an experienced exploration team that is well qualified to increase significant value and make a major discovery in the Company’s Victorian and Western Australian gold / base metal assets. This is backed with a Board that has significant management and corporate experience.
4.40 Investor Presentation: Rox Resources, Alex Passmore, MD (ASX:RXL)
Rox Resources (ASX:RXL) is a West Australian focused gold exploration and development company. It is 70 per cent owner and operator of the historic Youanmi Gold Project near Mt Magnet, approximately 480 kilometres northeast of Perth, and wholly-owns the Mt Fisher Gold project approximately 140 kilometres southeast of Wiluna. Youanmi has a Total Mineral Resource of 1,656 koz of contained gold, with potential for further expansion with the integration of existing prospects into the Resource and further drilling. Youanmi was a high-grade gold mine and produced 667,000 oz of gold (at 5.47 g/t Au) before it closed in 1997. Youanmi is classified as a disturbed site and is on existing mining leases which has significant existing infrastructure to support a return to mining operations.
Mr Passmore is a qualified geologist with extensive corporate experience. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree with First Class Honours in Geology from the University of Western Australia and a Graduate Diploma of Applied Finance from the Securities Institute of Australia. Mr Passmore is an experienced corporate executive and company director with recent appointments including Managing Director of Cookatoo Iron NL, Non-Executive Director of Aspire Mining Ltd, Non-Executive (and Executive) Director of Equator Resources Ltd/Cobalt One Ltd (which merged with TSX-listed First Cobalt Corp), and CEO of Draig Resources (now Bellevue Gold Ltd).
5.00 Keynote Presentation: David Morgan, The Morgan Report - "A deep dive into the long term outlook for precious metals and why it's taking a little longer"
David Morgan is a widely recognized analyst in the precious metals industry and consults for hedge funds, high net worth investors, mining companies, depositories and bullion dealers. He is the publisher of The Morgan Report, a world-class publication designed to help you build and secure your wealth. He is the author of “The Silver Manifesto”, and a featured speaker at investment conferences all over the world.
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