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Metro Mining Ltd

Metro Mining Ltd

Metro Mining Ltd (ASX:MMI) is a bauxite exploration & development company based in Brisbane.

Metro Mining Ltd

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Metro Mining Limited is an Australian exploration & mining company based in Brisbane, Queensland. The company has major bauxite projects in Cape York and one of Australia’s largest thermal coal resources, in the Surat Basin.

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Bauxite Hills Projects

Metro Mining’s immediate focus is on the Bauxite Hills Project approximately 95 Kilometres north of Weipa on Western Cape York where the company controls approximately 1,300  square kilometres of exploration tenements.

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Coal Projects

Metro Mining’s 4 billion tonne thermal coal resource in Queensland’s Surat Basin is one of Australia’s largest.

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Last updated 10th June 2016.

Simon Finnis
Chief Executive Officer

Simon was previously CEO of Grand Cote Operations in Senegal.

In a mining industry career spanning over 28 years, Simon has worked throughout Australia in underground and open cut mining operations. His previous roles have included Operations Manager for the Pooncarie Mineral Sands Project, redevelopment of the Gold Ridge Mine in the Solomon Islands and Managing Director of Global Resources Corporation Limited.

Simon has considerable experience through feasibility, construction and commissioning of both new and brown fields' operations.



Scott Waddell
Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary

Prior to joining Metro Mining, Scott was Head of Finance for the Monash Energy project in Victoria’s La Trobe valley.

Scott's resources experience was gained over nine years with Anglo Coal and eight years with Rio Tinto Alcan (RTA) in a wide variety of senior roles across multiple sites. Scott has a deep understanding of the global bauxite, alumina and resources sectors.

Scott holds a Bachelor of Business from the Queensland University of Technology and is a Fellow of the Certified Practicing Accountants and an Associate Member of Chartered Secretaries Australia. Scott has also completed numerous post graduate courses including a Graduate Diploma in Applied Corporate Governance, Company Directors Course with the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD), and Post Graduate Diploma of Purchasing and Materials Management with the RMIT.



Mike O'Brien
Project Director

Mike has a 35-year mining and minerals background including over 25 years extensive management experience with multinational companies Shell Coal and Anglo coal (subsidiary of Anglo American).

He has worked in operational roles as General Manager of a large underground longwall mine, General Manager of a very large opencast mine that included a coal seam gas (CSG) operation and held senior corporate positions such as General Manager of Shell Coal's technical group. This included responsibility for mining, geological and engineering development.

Mike has also held the role of CEO of a small listed company operating in the coal and gas industries in Australia and New Zealand. Offering broad coal-industry knowledge and an expertise in strategic planning underpinned by strong skills in operations management and technical evaluation, he holds a B.Sc. (Min)(Eng) from the University of Witwatersrand.




Last updated 10th June 2016.

Metro Mining's major shareholders include China Xinfa Group Corporation Limited, which is China's largest independent alumina-aluminium company and DADI Engineering, large chinese engineering processing.

Metro Mining is seeking to diversify its asset base and risk profile to provide it with both a stronger near term (bauxite) and long term (coal) project pipeline.

Xinfa has refining and smelting operations in Shandong, Guangxi and Xinjiang Provinces and current installed capacity for 7 million tonnes per annum of alumina (Mtpa) and over 1.8 Mtpa of primary aluminium.

Metro Mining's share registry also includes many people from northern Queensland who appreciate the benefits that a development such as the Bauxite Hills mine and port project will bring to their region.




Last updated 10th June 2016.

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