Mining Associates leverages technical expertise within the Group to identify, evaluate, invest and operate resource projects of interest to us. We seek projects where we see capital growth opportunities or short paths to production and cash flow. We unlock value in mineral assets by expanding resources, merging assets, solving technical, legal or political roadblocks, or revising development concepts.
Mining Associates Capital and Investments provides opportunities for co-investor partners in a range of commodities and jurisdictions with experienced management through its subsidiaries Euromin and Auzmin. A pipeline of future investment opportunities is under evaluation by the Group.
Mining Associates Operations directly utilises our technical expertise to provide management and operations teams for its own mine assets as well as support for client mining operations. We will partner directly with investors to develop compliant operating systems and procedures, staffing solutions, and project development management and technical assistance.
The Mining Associates Advisoryprovides leading global geological, resource and mining advisory services, with offices in Hong Kong, Brisbane, London and Toronto. Our Advisory teams provide expert technical advice across a wide range of mineral commodities, geological settings and mining methods. Our technical skills range from exploration to feasibility studies, mining operations and closure. Our clients include exploration and mining companies, financial institutions, stockbrokers, law firms and auditors. Our associate consultants are recognized as industry professionals and competent persons for all major stock exchanges, and are skilled in JORC and NI 43-101 reporting.
|ANDREW J. VIGARChairman, BSc. (App. Geol.), FAusIMM, MSEG, MAIG
Andrew is a geologist with 37 years of experience in the minerals industry covering exploration to mining, corporate finance and education. He held multiple executive level positions prior to commencing consulting in 1996. He founded Mining Associates in 2003, Alligator Energy (ASX:AGE) in 2010 and K92 Mining in 2015. He is the Chairman of the Brisbane Mining Club and lectures at the University of Queensland.
CEO, B.Sc. Geology (Hons), Ph.D Geology
Tony is a geologist with 24 years experience in the minerals industry. He has worked in both the major and junior sectors in exploration, exploration finance and commodities research. He is the co-founder of East Asia Minerals (TSXV: EAS) in 2005 and Aziana Limited (ASX: AZK) in 2011. He has also lectured at the University of Hong Kong. Tony has worked in over 20 countries with a strong focus in Asia, Central Asia and the CIS.
Managing Director, Global Business Development & MA Capital
Tom was formerly a Managing Director of Behre Dolbear for over ten years and has been Hong Kong based since 1995. He has 35 years experience as a project finance banker and investment banker. Tom served as COO of JPMorgan's Asia Pacific investment banking business and as a senior banker. His mine finance transaction history spans the globe for major mining, power and infrastructure groups. He also serves as a Director of the Asia Mining Club and a Director of the Hong Kong Branch of the CIM Management and Economic Society.
Managing Director Australia & Pacific, B.Sc.Geology (Hons), Ph.D, MAIG
Kylie is an experienced ore deposit and exploration geologist with 19 years experience in the minerals industry. She has been involved in and managed projects in Australia and abroad, at all stages including business development, exploration generation, discovery, feasibility and mine development.
Managing Director Europe, Africa, CIS B.Sc. Geology (Hons), MSc, MAusIMM
Steve has over 25 years experience in the resources sector throughout Europe, Africa, the Americas, CIS and Australasia. He has worked for Rio Tinto, Normandy-LaSource, Ma'Aden and Kazakhmys and as a consultant to major and junior companies. Steve has also worked closely with AMC, Hatch, Snowden and CSA Global. He has experience in a wide range of commodities, JORC and NI 43-101 reporting and has participated in IPOs and feasibility studies.
Managing Director, Americas
Curtis is a mining engineer with over 30 yearsꞌ experience in the mining industry. Curtis has worked as an underground miner and project engineer, mining equipment sales and managing international engineering companies. His primary operational focus has been at underground mines with experience at gold, silver/lead, copper and nickel mines. His areas of expertise include business strategies and management, feasibility studies, underground mining methods and equipment, public reporting and mining valuations.
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