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Dr. Steven Hunns
  • Over 25 years’ experience in the mineral exploration and mining industries.

  • Graduate of the University of Tasmania (CODES SRC), Australia (B.Sc. (Hons) & PhD ).

  • Managed exploration and resource definition programmes, from greenfield exploration projects through to the DFS stage.


  • Worldwide experience, with projects in Ethiopia, Australia, South Africa, Austria, Turkey, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Greece, Kyrgyzstan, Albania, USA (Minnesota), Portugal, Botswana and Zimbabwe.

  • Multi-commodity and ore-deposit style experience including: magnetite iron ore deposits, porphyry Cu-Au-Mo deposits, epithermal, intrusive-related, orogenic vein-style, and alluvial gold deposits, VMS (Cu-Zn-Pb-Au-Ag), PGE- (Bushveld and, Kalplats-style PGE deposits ), podiform chromite deposits, Ni-Cu-PGE and, carbonate replacement base-metal-gold deposits.


  • Wide ranging skills suitable to any project regardless of its scale.

  • Extensive experience at the senior management level where he has been responsible for the planning, budgeting (multi-million dollar projects) and oversight of numerous exploration programs.


  • Compilation and interpretation of prospect to regional scale geological, geochemical and geophysical datasets.


  • Project generation studies and project management for a variety of ore deposit styles, as well project assessment and target prioritization.


  • Experience in first phase financial studies in order to determine the medium to long term viability of an exploration project.

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