Alma Metals Limited is a mineral explorer with a primary interest in copper and copper-gold projects in Australia.

Alma changed its name from African Energy Resources Limited in November 2021 and has expanded its project portfolio of coppergold projects through applications for multiple exploration licences in Western Australia and the Briggs and Mannersley copper project in SE Queensland

With a focus on copper exploration in stable Tier 1 jurisdictions, the Company has been repositioned to take advantage of the strong long-term market for copper underpinned by the push for global decarbonisation.


  • Alasdair Cooke, Executive Chairman

    Alasdair has over 30 years’ experience in the resource exploration and mining industry throughout Australia and internationally, initially as part of BHP Minerals Business Development Group and with the last fourteen years managing public resource companies as part of the Mitchell River Group. Mitchell River Group has been responsible for a number of successful mining operations and resource companies developed over the past twelve years, including African Energy Resources Ltd, Exco Resources Ltd, Albidon Ltd, Sally Malay Mining Ltd (now Panoramic Resources Ltd) and Mirabella Nickel Ltd.

    Alasdair is also a Director of Anova Metals Ltd, Energy Ventures Ltd (now Eve Investments Ltd) and Caravel Minerals Ltd.

    Alasdair holds a first-class honours degree in Geology and a bachelor’s degree in Science from the University of Western Australia and is a member of the Australian Institute of Geoscientists. He is an Australian citizen and resides in Perth, Western Australia.

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  • Frazer Tabeart, Managing Director

    Frazer has more than 30 years experience in the international resources industry in both exploration and mining projects covering coal, uranium, nickel, copper and gold across five continents.

    Since 2005, Frazer has worked for Alma Metals developing projects in Zambia and Botswana and now in Australia. Prior to this, he was a Principal Geoscientist at Western Mining Corporation where he held various positions over the previous 16 years.

    Frazer has a first-class honours degree and PhD from the Royal School of Mines in London and is also a member of the Australian Institute of Geoscientists and the Society of Economic Geologists. He is a British and Australian citizen and resides in Perth, Western Australia.

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