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Richard Edward Diermajer - (Chairman)

Mr Diermajer holds a Diploma of Legal Studies and has an extensive background in mining law and administration from previous experience with the Department of Industry and Resources in Western Australia.  During 1981 he established Sentinel Exploration Services, a firm servicing the mining industry in Australia in project management and administration, property acquisitions, project generation and exploration.  Mr Diermajer was previously a Director of Eagle Bay Resources N.L and Geographe Resources Ltd during its discovery of the Chalice gold mine near Kalgoorlie. 

Ron Smit - BSc (Hons), MAauIMM (Managing Director)

Mr Smit is a geologist with over 30 years experience in the mineral exploration industry.  He worked for BHP Minerals International (now BHP Billiton plc) for much of this period and held many senior technical and management positions.  In the last decade he has been involved in the junior mining sector being a former director of Marengo Mining Limited and Buxton Resources Limited.

He has conducted exploration for base metals, precious metals and diamonds throughout Australia, North America and Papua New Guinea.  He has extensive experience in Archaean and Proterozoic minerals systems and has been involved in the discovery of gold and magnetite in Western Australia, manganese in the Northern Territory and copper Queensland.


Ray Muskett - (Non-Executive Director)

Mr Muskett is an experienced geologist in both mining and exploration. He is a WA School of Mines graduate who formulated various concepts and supporting databases that have been orientated to the identification of Olympic Dam style ore bodies and other large volcanogenic gold/copper deposits.

He has worked for a variety of companies including Western Mining Exploration Division at Kambalda, the WMC partly owned Kalgoorlie Lake View consortium in Kalgoorlie, Hamersley Exploration (and seconded to CRA diamond exploration), consulted to many mining and exploration companies including Nevoria Gold Mines, a joint venture with Billiton Australia, Newmont and others.