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  • Nickel and a mine: Dan Lougher

    Nickel and a mine: Dan Lougher

    CEO & Managing Director of Western Areas

    While Australia’s land abounds in nature’s gifts, nickel outfit Western Areas abounds in growth despite adversity, new mining technologies, and a history of geologists with a penchant for Hendrix. 

  • Digging deep: Barry Fitzgerald

    Digging deep: Barry Fitzgerald

    CEO of Roy Hill

    As Roy Hill ramps up to become the single largest iron ore mine in Australia, CEO Barry Fitzgerald talks work culture and futureproofing.

  • Coal goals: Tung Kum Hon

    Coal goals: Tung Kum Hon

    CEO of Geo Energy Group

    Tung Kum Hon has fast-tracked the transformation of Geo Energy Group, quickly getting the mining organisation back in the black.

  • Copper operation: Steven McClare

    Copper operation: Steven McClare

    CEO & Managing Director of Hillgrove Resources Ltd

    Country values around taking care of your own have helped Steven McClare to not only grow Hillgrove Resources, but also gain him the support and cooperation of the local communities.

  • All that glitters: Mark Bristow

    All that glitters: Mark Bristow

    CEO of Randgold Resources

    Long-serving Randgold Resources CEO Mark Bristow shares why the always-profitable mining company is worth its weight in gold.

  • Milestone forward: Miroslaw Bendzera

    Milestone forward: Miroslaw Bendzera

    CEO of FAMUR Group

    The global mining industry may have been doing it tough when Miroslaw Bendzera took on the CEO role at FAMUR Group, but he was far from fazed. Two years on, the Group is ready to take on the world’s giants.

  • Great explorations: Greg Jones

    Great explorations: Greg Jones

    Managing Director of Variscan Mines

    Greg Jones isn’t afraid of risk. With his technical and management expertise, he’s leading Variscan Mines through a successful foray into France.

  • Good as gold: Peter August

    Good as gold: Peter August

    Founder & CEO of Melbourne Mint

    Melbourne Mint’s Peter August is protective of the brand’s iconic heritage as he pushes ahead with digital initiatives for investment in precious metals.

  • TV Narendran

    TV Narendran

    MD India & SEA of Tata Steel Limited (India)

    After overcoming operational challenges, Tata Steel MD TV Narendran says strong convictions and resilience helped the company to weather the storm.

  • Richard Hayes

    Richard Hayes

    CEO of The Perth Mint

    The Perth Mint is reaching global markets with its highly sought-after precious metal coins and bullion bar led by CEO Richard Hayes.

  • Eulalio B Austin Jr

    Eulalio B Austin Jr

    CEO & President of Philex Mining Corporation

    CEO & President of Philex Mining Corporation, Eulalio B Austin Jr, shares how the company’s founders’ legacy lives on.

  • Matthew Taylor

    Matthew Taylor

    CEO of Bekaert

    Bekaert CEO Matthew Taylor has strengthened the world-leading steel wire company by creating a united vision for the global operations.