4 April 2017
Alastair Barker is a geologist with 20 years’ experience in the Australian mineral exploration and mining industry and has worked on a range of gold, platinum, uranium, manganese, nickel, copper and rare earth projects throughout Australia. He has operated successful geological contracting businesses in Kalgoorlie and more recently in the Northern Territory.
Mr Barker has extensive experience in all stages of regional and near-mine exploration project management, particularly in Western Australia, from conceptual targeting and ground acquisition through to resource definition and open cut mining geology. He has held Senior Geologist and Project Leader roles with a variety of Australian companies including Thundelarra Exploration Ltd, Navigator Resources Ltd, Mining Projects Group, De Grey Mining Ltd, Croesus Mining NL and Hannans Reward Ltd.
Mr Barker has particular strengths in project management and evaluation in remote areas and broad exposure to a wide variety of geological settings and mineralisation styles in Australia. He played a key role at several discoveries including the Turner River Gold Belt and was a key team member at the Kalgoorlie operations of Croesus Mining NL and other mine developments including Mt Monger.