SACOME's final breakfast for 2012 highlighted exciting new opportunities for service providers and the South Australian industry.
Mr David Hutton, Managing Director, Mithril Resources, updated guests on the company's latest acquisition of prime gold tenements in Western Australia. He discussed the importance of the new exploration land and how it complements the company's two major provinces, Huckitta and Yambah, in the Norther Territory. Although Mithril Resources is not currently exploring in South Australia, it is an Adelaide-based company that looks to use locally educated skilled people in their operations. View his presentation here.
Mr David Christensen, Managing Director, Renaissance Uranium, spoke about the company's growth to include other key commodities of gold, IOCG and graphite after uranium stocks plummeted following Fukushima. He discussed the company's extensive exploration activities in South Australia, with particular focus on the Gairdner and Eastern Eyre areas. View his presentation here.
Mr Bob Duffin, Executive Chairman, WPG Resources, focussed his presentation on the company's Giffen Well iron ore project and the potential for it to be a successful magnetite mine. He updated guests on the logistics of the operation, including the use of the port at Port Pirie and deal with Flinders Ports. He also spoke about the company's landmark sale of Peculiar Knob and Hawk Nests assets to Arrium in 2011. View his presentation here.