Azure Minerals Limited is an Australian-based exploration and mine development company focused on progressing its portfolio of projects located in Western Australia and Mexico.
Azure is led by an experienced technical and management team with proven mineral deposit discovery and project development credentials. The Company’s major shareholders include the Creasy Group (15.4%), German investment fund Deutsche Balaton – Delphi (14.4%) and major international mining company Teck Resources (9.4%).
Western Australia Gold & Nickel Project Portfolio
Azure has majority or sole ownership of five very exciting nickel and gold projects in WA, providing the Company with exceptional opportunities to explore and develop high-quality exploration ground.
The projects offer significant upside through strong historical exploration results, favourable geology and prime locations. Importantly, the portfolio provides Azure with diversification across commodities and jurisdictions, giving shareholders exposure to the advanced-stage Andover nickel-copper project and two of the hottest gold exploration districts in Western Australia, being Mallina in the Pilbara and Kookynie in the Eastern Goldfields.
Mexican Project Portfolio
The Mexican project portfolio is an important core business to Azure and the Company is widely regarded as the leading Australian explorer in Mexico.
Azure’s projects are located in the Tier One mining province of northern Mexico, which is recognised as a safe, stable and supportive mining jurisdiction, as demonstrated by +500 years of mining history, strong mining culture, competitive tax rates and strong regulatory environment.
Anthony Rovira | Managing Director
Mr Tony Rovira has worked in the mining industry for over 30 years as an exploration and mining geologist and for the past 17 years as Managing Director of Azure Minerals.
Mr Rovira has been responsible for the discovery of several gold and nickel deposits in Australia which were developed into operating mines. His most famous discoveries were the rich Cosmos and Cosmos Deeps nickel sulphide deposits in Western Australia. In 2000, Mr Rovira was awarded the Prospector of the Year Award by the Australian Association of Mining and Exploration Companies for the Cosmos discovery.
Brett Dickson | Company Secretary & Chief Financial Officer
Mr Brett Dickson is a Certified Practicing Accountant and has had a successful corporate career focusing on the start-up, restructuring, management, growth and financing of emerging, publicly-listed mining, exploration and oil and gas companies. This experience ranges through a spectrum of activities; including capital and debt raisings, corporate restructuring, stock exchange listings (TSX, ASX, AIM), mineral exploration, mining and feasibility studies.
Brian Thomas | Non Executive Chairman
Mr Thomas is the principal of a boutique corporate advisory practice working with small to mid-market capitalisation companies and investor groups predominantly in the resources industry overseeing market oriented technical reviews plus advising on corporate finance, mergers & acquisitions and investor relations. He has held both Executive and Non-Executive Director roles with numerous ASX listed and unlisted companies after an extensive career in the financial services sector in corporate stockbroking, investment banking, funds management and banking. He has more than 35 years of mining and exploration industry experience in a broad range of commodities from precious and base metals, bulk and industrial minerals, diamonds plus oil and gas.