AIG WA Presentations – Battery & Strategic Metals Seminar – 13th November 2017

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AIG WA Battery & Strategic Metals Seminar – 13th November 2017

Full videos of the presentations are available for viewing in the YouTube playlist below. Click here to view on YouTube


Presentation of talks include:

Opening Session
  • KEYNOTE John Sykes, Centre for Exploration Targeting: The impact of the renewable energy transition on battery and strategic metal markets
  • Don Fint, Dept Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety; Western Australia’s endowment of battery and strategic metals


  • Bryan Smith, Neometals; The Mt Marion Lithium Deposit
  • John Holmes, Pilbara Minerals; Discovery and development of the Pilgangoora lithium, tantalum, pegmatite deposits
  • Mark Urbani, Lepidico; Lepidolite to Lepidico; technology creates opportunities


Rare Earths
  • KEYNOTE Dudley Kingsnorth, Novo Litio Ltd; Rare Earths: a levelling in the playing field is creating new opportunities
  • Richard Brescianini, Arafura Resources; Rare Earths: on their way (from misery to happiness)
  • Ian Chalmers, Alkane Resources; Dubbo rare metal and rare earth project, resourcing tomorrow’s technologies


Other Metals
  • Shane Tomlinson, Hexagon Resources; Graphite TBA
  • Vince Algar, Australian Vanadium Ltd; A developing vanadium producer from the Gabanintha Deposit, WA
  • David Crook, Pioneer Resources; Unearthing Australia’s first pollucite (caesium) deposit
  • Pip Darvall, Jindalee Resources Ltd; The Prospect Ridge magnesite project