OzAurum was established to identify, explore and develop two long-held, strategic gold projects in Western Australia.
The Company is the 100% owner of Mulgabbie North and the Patricia Project, which together cover a strike length of 10km of greenstone belt geology in the Norseman-Wiluna Greenstone Belt, one of the richest and most prolific gold-producing camps in Australia.
OzAurum’s tenement portfolio sits in the shadow of Northern Star Resources’ (ASX:NST) Carosue Dam gold mine about 100km northeast of Kalgoorlie, a region that has been the subject of considerable greenfields exploration.
Notable explorers in the area include St Barbara (ASX:SBM), Breaker Resources (ASX:BRB), Nexus Minerals (ASX: NXM) and Apollo Consolidated (ASX:AOP).
Jeffrey Williams has over 40 years’ industry experience with 16 years’ experience as a professional mining engineer in Australia and seven years in the stockbroking industry, and is a Fellow of the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy. His mining experience ranges from mine planning, underground management and feasibility studies through to mine development.
Jeffrey was the Managing Director of Mineral Deposits Ltd for 15 years and departed in late 2011. He secured the Sabodala gold and Grande Cote zircon projects in Senegal in West Africa, and commenced gold production in March 2009. The market capitalisation of Mineral Deposits Limited increased from A$6m in 2003 to over A$1b in 2011.
Andrew is a geologist and mine surveyor with over 30 years experience in the mineral exploration industry. He has extensive field experience in exploring for gold, nickel, silver and zinc throughout Western Australia and has been involved with several underground and open pit gold operations.
Based in Kalgoorlie since 1989, Andrew has operated a successful exploration contracting business and has an extensive knowledge of the geology of the Eastern Goldfields. For the last 5 years has been working in the role as Operations Manager for MacPhersons Resources Ltd Horizon Minerals , previous to that he worked as Exploration Manager for MacPhersons Resources Ltd.
Mr Tudor’s experience has been gained over 34 years as a geologist in the mining industry and encompassed roles from Managing Director/CEO of ASX listed companies to General Manager, Country Manager and Exploration Manager roles, as well as Exploration and Mine Geology functions.
Andy has also held the position of General Manager & Principal Consultant of a global mineral consulting firm where his role concentrated on project assessment, due diligence and evaluation studies, in conjunction with geological and resource assessments.
Andy’s career commenced exploring and mining gold in Western Australia and progressed to the varying gold and base metal environments of the Australasian/Pacific region.
Mr Hewitt-Dutton is an experienced accountant having spent over 25 years in senior financial roles, including CFO roles at MacPhersons Resources Limited and CZR Resources Limited, and was also an Associate Director of Trident Capital.
Stephen holds a Bachelor of Business from Curtin University.
Prior to joining Trident Capital, Mr Hewitt-Dutton worked in a big 4 accounting firm and corporate accounting roles, and most recently was an Associate Director of Carmichael Corporate where he assisted clients by providing equity market, IPO and M&A advice and assistance. He has also held Financial Controller and Company Secretary positions for both public and private companies for in excess of 15 years.