Chris is the founding shareholder of each of the three original subsidiary companies of Mineral Resources (Crushing Services International Pty Ltd, PIHA Pty Ltd and Process Minerals International Pty Ltd). He has over 36 years of experience in the mining contracting, engineering and resource processing industries.
In 1979, Chris founded Karratha Rigging and was Managing Director until its acquisition by Walter Wright Industries in 1982. Chris was subsequently appointed as the General Manager, Walter Wright Industries for the Western Australia and Northern Territory regions. In 1986, Chris founded Genco Ltd, and, following two years of considerable growth, Genco Ltd merged with the Monadelphous Group in 1988.
In September 1988 Receivers and Managers were appointed to the Monadelphous Group. At this time, Chris was appointed the Managing Director and under his careful management, the Monadelphous Group successfully traded out of its financial difficulties and eventually relisted on the ASX in late 1989. In 1992, Chris founded PIHA Pty Ltd, a company focussed on the provision of specialised pipe lining and general infrastructure.
Mark joined us as Chief Financial Officer in August 2018 and become joint Company Secretary in October 2018. Mark is an experienced senior executive with a strong track record in development and implementation of business strategy, balance sheet management, organisational design, project management, and transaction execution.
Prior to joining Mineral Resources, Mark has held senior positions in a number of Australian and international companies, including Laing O’Rourke, Multiplex and Brookfield Multiplex, where he led Multiplex’s listing on the ASX.
Mark holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Finance) and Bachelor of Laws from the University of New South Wales, and has a Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance and Investment from the Securities Institute of Australia (FINSIA).
Mike has over 35 years of experience in the mining industry having started his career with Alluvial Gold Mining where he was responsible for constructing, operating and maintaining numerous floating gold dredges and hard rock gold mining and processing. After gaining valuable experience in the gold industry, Mike moved into iron ore mining, holding a range of Maintenance Management and Mine Management positions across a number of projects in the Kimberley, Pilbara and Yilgarn regions of Western Australia.
Through his experience, Mike has gained in-depth knowledge of the operational side of mining and in 2009 joined Mineral Resources as General Manager, Crushing Services International, now trading as CSI Mining Services (CSI), growing it to be one of Australia’s most recognised crushing and processing businesses.
Following on from his success in managing CSI, Mike was appointed to Mineral Resources’ Executive Team and in the role of Chief Operating Officer, Mining Services, is responsible for growing the contract mining, crushing and processing business along with developing the Company’s innovation projects including synthetic graphite production through the Hazer project, carbon fibre structural components through CarbonArt, the Bulk Ore Shuttle System (BOSS) as well as managing Asset Management and the Kwinana workshop and support services.
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