Nickel Search Limited, is a WA nickel sulphide explorer focused on advancing its Carlingup Nickel Project. The asset has an existing resource base of 171kt contained nickel.

The project has an existing resource base totalling 155kt of contained nickel JORC (2012) and is strategically located adjacent to First Quantum Minerals’ Ravensthorpe Nickel Operation.


  • David Royle, Non Executive Chairman

    Geologist with +40 years experience in mineral exploration & project feasibility including roles with Newcrest, MIM, Eurasian Minerals & Kentor Gold. Managed exploration programs leading to the discovery of major gold & base metal deposits in Australia & Pacific Rim.

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  • Nicole Duncan, Managing Director

    Nicole is an experienced resources industry executive, most recently as a founding member of the Executive Lead Team of South32 following an extensive career with BHP.

    Nicole has over 20 years of experience in mining, including exploration, project development and execution, technology and corporate transactions.

    Ms Duncan is skilled in leading teams to deliver outcomes within predefined parameters.  Her experience includes supporting minerals exploration, project development and execution, operations, sales and marketing, technology, governance, compliance and human resources all whilst focusing on running the business safely and reliably. Nicole leads with focus on the footprint a business has, as an employer, a partner, a member of the community and a participant in the economy.

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  • Norm Taylor, Non Executive Director

    Accountant with +30 years experience in resources corporate development including roles with The Bell Group, Normandy Mining & Santos. Established corporate advisory business – advised on the sale of Ravensthorpe Nickel Mine to QNI & founded several private resource companies including NickelSearch.

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  • Paul Bennett, Non Executive Director

    Mining engineer with+25 years experience in operation, development and financing of resource companies and projects. Mr Bennett has worked in technical, management and business development roles for Newcrest, Western Metals, Panoramic Resources, RMB Resources and is currently the Managing Director of Medallion Metals.

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  • Donald James, Non Executive Director

    Chartered Accountant with +25 years experience in the resources industry including roles as CEO of Investments at Perenti Group, GM Performance at NRW Holdings and COO at WesTrac.

    Demonstrated successful history of working in mining & industrial services delivering high performance outcomes through the cycle.

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