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Riva Resources Ltd

Riva Resources Ltd

Riva Resources Ltd (ASX:RIR) is listed on the Australian Securities Exchange.

Riva Resources Ltd

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Dragon Energy Ltd (“Dragon”) is an exploration company controlling a portfolio of tenements in Western Australia.

Dragon presently holds 2 mineral projects in the Pilbara region, Western Australia. The mineral projects comprise 7 tenements, totaling 254 km2 in area, and have exploration targets encompassing iron ore, gold and base metals.

Pilbara Iron Project (Rocklea Deposits)

The Pilbara Iron Project is Dragon’s advanced project, comprising the Rocklea Channel Iron Deposits (CID) in the central Pilbara Iron Ore Province of Western Australia.

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Ashburton Project (E08/2209-2211, E47/2417)

The Ashburton Project is located in the Ashburton Basin, and is 10 to 40km from rail and other infrastructure associated with the Paraburdoo operations of Rio Tinto Limited.

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Last updated 16th September 2016.



Jie Chen        


Mr Chen has nearly 30 years operational and management experience, starting his career in 1979 in a large state-owned coal mining enterprise in the PRC. Mr Chen has been chairman of Shandong Group since 2002 and under his leadership, Shandong Group has formed vertically integrated businesses in coal, iron ore mining, processing and manufacturing with operations in Shandong, Guizhou, Ningxia and Xinjiang. 


Mr Chen holds a master’s degree in economics and is currently completing a doctorate degree in mine engineering with the China University of Mining and Technology. He has received multiple, distinguished awards at provincial and national levels for achievements including being in the 10 excellent entrepreneurs in Shandong Province, top 20 mine managers in the PRC, and PRC’s excellent entrepreneur.


Gang Xu         

Managing Director




Mr Xu is a geologist with over 20 years experience in mining and energy. He spent 9 years as a senior uranium exploration geologist with the China National Nuclear Corporation (CNNC). Mr Xu spent a period as finance and marketing manager for Sino Gold Limited as it developed the first international standard mining operation in the PRC. In addition to technical skills and experience in exploration and mining, he has significant diverse experience in business research, marketing and finance.


Mr Xu completed an MBA in the USA in 1997. He also completed masters of geology in the PRC and is a member of AusIMM and AICD.


Timothy Williams  

Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer 


Mr Williams holds Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Commerce degrees as well as a Diploma of Languages from the University of Adelaide. He has lived and studied in China and in recent years formed and led the resources and energy division of the Australia China Business Council in South Australia.


Mr Williams was most recently an associate of a corporate law firm in Adelaide, South Australia. He has spent the last five years working predominantly in the areas of resources and energy law and has advised ASX listed companies on capital raisings, international investment, exploration and mining licensing, Corporations Act and ASX Listing Rules compliance, native title negotiations and commercial contracts.


Anthony Ho 

Executive Director


Mr Ho is a commerce graduate of the University of Western Australia, and qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1983 with Deloittes. He is the principal of a public practice specialising in corporate and financial services to ASX-listed companies.


Prior to establishing the practice in 1991, Mr Ho spent 7 years in a senior corporate role with a major investment and resource group in Western Australia. 


He is a non-executive director of Brumby Resources Limited and Redisland Australia Limited which are listed on ASX.


Qingyong Guo 

Executive Director


Mr Guo is a graduate in mine engineering from the China University of Mining and Technology and worked as a mine engineer for a large China state-owned coal mine and is General Manager of the Coal Project Generation Department for Shandong Group. He was credited for securing Chinese government approvals of two iron ore mining licenses in Shandong Province and one coal mining licence in Northwest China.


In 2004 he completed a master’s degree in mine engineering and is currently working on a doctorate degree in project management.


Karen Logan

Company Secretary


BCom, Grad Dip AppCorpGov, ACIS, F Fin


Ms Logan graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce majoring in Accounting and Business Law from Curtin University in Western Australia and completed a Graduate Diploma in Applied Corporate Governance with Chartered Secretaries Australia. She is a Chartered Secretary and a Fellow of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia.


Ms Logan has been a partner of a public practice since 2006 and has significant experience in capital raising projects and ASX listings.  She is currently the secretary of a number of ASX-listed companies and provides corporate and accounting advice and services to those clients.


Mark Hafer

Exploration Manager


B.Sc (Hons), B.Bus (Finance), MAIG, Affiliate Finsia


Mr Hafer is a geologist with 10 years experience in the minerals exploration and mining industry. He is a member of the Australasian Institute of Geoscientists and an affiliate of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia. Mr Hafer has undertaken and managed greenfields to brownfields exploration programmes for gold and base metals (including iron and nickel) predominantly in Australia, and in Kazakhstan.


Prior to commencing with Dragon Energy Mark held the Senior Exploration Geologist role with Mount Gibson Iron. Previously he has also worked in the finance industry, including a Mining Commodity Analyst role.



Dragon Energy Ltd

Suite 8, 1297 Hay St

West Perth, WA 6005


PO BOX 1968, WA 6872


Tel: +61 8 9322 6009

Fax: +61 8 9322 6128 


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