Azure Minerals Limited is a Western Australian-focused mineral exploration company progressing nickel, copper and gold projects which offer significant upside through strong exploration results, favourable geology and prime locations.
Azure is rapidly advancing its Andover nickel-copper-cobalt deposit to mine development. Importantly, the advanced-stage Andover Project provides Azure’s shareholders with exposure to the vital, high-value nickel, copper and cobalt battery metals required for a clean and green energy future.
Azure also holds exciting high-quality gold exploration projects in two of the hottest gold exploration districts in Western Australia, being Mallina in the Pilbara (next door to the recently discovered 6.8 million ounce Hemi gold deposit) and Kookynie in the Eastern Goldfields (host to over 3 million ounces of gold resources).
Azure is led by a very experienced technical and management team with proven mineral deposit discovery and mine development credentials.
The Company’s major shareholders include the German investment fund Deutsche Balaton – Delphi (18.3%), the Creasy Group (15.0%), and major international mining company Teck Resources (6.8%).
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.