MiningNews Select Perth 2024 - Video Interviews

CGN Resources


With targets named after significant elephants, well-funded explorer CGN Resources has signalled it’s looking for large systems in the exploration hotspot of the West Arunta, as managing director and CEO Stan Wholley reveals.

Tempest Minerals


Tech-savvy explorer Tempest Minerals is honing in on the “huge opportunity” at its flagship, Yalgoo project in Western Australia, as managing director Don Smith explains.

Fenix Resources


Fenix Resources chairman John Welborn says it’s exciting as the business grows its three pillars – mining, logistics and port services – and eyes more production and opportunities to unlock value in Western Australia’s Mid West.

Rincon Resources


Rincon Resources managing director Gary Harvey says the Western Australia-based company “won’t leave any stone unturned” as it ramps up systematic exploration activity, starting with the exciting Avalon target at its West Arunta project.

Alderan Resources


With new data in hand, Alderan Resources managing director Scott Caithness is looking forward to advancing exploration at the previously-mined Frisco copper-gold project in Utah, and at the company’s seven lithium assets in Brazil.

Aurum Resources


Managing director Dr Caigen Wang, who adds more West Africa gold experience to Aurum Resources, outlines highlights of the company’s expanded flagship Boundiali gold project, which sits on a storied greenstone belt in Côte d'Ivoire where the company is working towards an initial resource following intercepts including 90m at 1.16g/t gold.

Lodestar Minerals


“The sky’s the limit,” Lodestar Minerals managing director Ed Turner says as the company narrows down drill targets at its recently-granted Coolgardie West and Ned’s Creek gold projects – and the exciting Earaheedy project prospective for zinc-lead, VMS and copper-gold mineralisation.

Emmerson Resources


It’s an exciting time for Emmerson Resources, managing director Mike Dunbar explains, with the company differentiated by its emerging royalty arm, growing resource base and progress towards mining and a royalty income stream courtesy of its joint venture partner - not to mention its 100%-owned copper prospects.

Cavalier Resources


Executive technical director Daniel Tuffin says the experienced board behind Cavalier Resources is aiming for first gold in the first half of 2025 at its Crawford gold project, near Leonora in Western Australia.

VRX Silica


With a potential plus-100 year minelife, initial offtake interest and growing demand, VRX Silica managing director Bruce Maluish says the company is keenly awaiting the result of the environmental approval process for Arrowsmith North, the most advanced of its five silica sand projects in Western Australia.

Terrain Minerals


Executive director Justin Virgin says active explorer Terrain Minerals is adding lithium and copper-gold prospects to its project pipeline, which already includes gallium and rare earth element mineralisation and “Nova-style” nickel-copper potential.

Tolu Minerals


Six months on from its ASX debut, Tolu Minerals managing director and CEO Iain Macpherson explains how the company is accelerating exploration and ramping up refurbishment of the former high-grade Tolukuma gold-silver mine in Papua New Guinea, with an eye to a bigger future operation.

Golden Mile Resources


Managing director Damon Dormer says Golden Mile Resources’ experienced senior management and board have the ability to look at opportunities globally as it continues a strategic review and refresh of its portfolio, which includes the advanced Quicksilver nickel-cobalt project and Youinmery gold asset in Western Australia.



Executive chairman Mark Bojanjac says it’s all systems go as the drill season gets underway in Alaska, where PolarX is looking to expand and further optimise its advanced Alaska Range copper-gold project, while in Nevada it has “spectacular” targets at its Humboldt Range gold-silver project.