Big picture - Why invest in North River Resources plc.
North River Resources plc. Snapshot
North River Resources plc is headquartered in London with subsidiaries in Namibia and joint venture interests in Mozambique.
North River has an extensive exploration landholding in Namibia ranging from newly issued exclusive prospecting licences (EPLs) to previously producing properties with identified JORC Compliant resources.
The Company's flagship asset is the EPL covering the historic Namib Lead Zinc Mine, which has demonstrated its potential to be developed into a profitable and medium life mine.
- Advanced lead, zinc and silver project in Namibia offer production potential in the short term
- Significant Namibian exploration landholding offers discovery potential
- Exploration programmes targeting lead-zinc-silver-indium and copper
- JORC Compliant copper resources at Malachite Pan and Koperberg
- Excellent support infrastructure in place in Namibia
- North River has a high calibre board and management team providing a wealth of commercial experience and access to world class technical resources
James Beams - Chief Executive Officer
James Beams joined North River having previously spent 14 years with Anglo American plc. For his final five years at Anglo American he was the Chief Financial Officer for the Copper division, and prior to that served in several senior management positions within the company. Prior to his time at Anglo American, he held senior finance roles at Minorco and Commercial Union.
Ms Ding Chan (Tina) - Non-Executive Director
Tina has a Masters degree in Law and gained investment banking experience in Beijing and Singapore before joining CGNPC as Mining Investment Manager in 2014.
Dr. Rodney Beddows - Independent Non-Executive Chairman
Dr. Rodney Graham Beddows, also known as Rod, serves as a Senior Adviser for the Global Steel industry at RBC Capital Markets LLC since October 2014. Dr. Beddows served as a Co-Founder and President at HCF International Advisers Limited. He is now a Senior Adviser for the Mining industry at HCF. He founded Beddows and Co. and served as its Chief Executive. Dr. Beddows has spent most of his professional career as a strategy consultant then financial adviser to mining and metals companies. He is the Non-Executive Chairman and Non-Executive Director of Zincox Resources plc since July 7, 2014 and February 25, 2008 respectively. Dr. Beddows was for several years a main board director of Hatch Associates, after selling Beddows & Co to Hatch in 1998. Dr. Beddows has co-authored a book entitled 'Managing Large Research and Development Programs'. During a 25 year career as a Strategy Consultant, he has held Director level appointments at two international consultancies and in a number of innovative technology based metals companies. He is now on the board of Albion Steel Ltd, a start up seeking to bring a steel making technology to Europe.Dr. Beddows has a B.A. in Philosophy and Politics from the University of Bristol, an M.Sc. in Management Studies from the University of Durham, and a D.B.A. in Administrative Systems from Harvard Business School. He has been a Senior Visiting Reseach Fellow at HBS. In 2014 he oublished â€œSteel 2050; How steel transformed the world and now must transform itself.â€
Mark Thompson (Independent Director) - Non-Executive Director
Mark Thompson is the executive Chairman of Treliver Minerals Ltd, a UK company developing Tin mining projects in England and Germany. He is a non-executive Director of TSX-V listed Margaret Lake Diamonds Inc as well as holding a number of other directorships in private companies engaged in mineral exploration. He is a former Chief Investment Officer and co-founder of Galena Asset Management Ltd, the fund management arm of Trafigura Beheer b.v., and partner at Apollo Management, one of the world's largest alternative asset managers. Mark holds a masters degree in Physics from Oxford University.
Mark Sawyer - Non-Executive Director
Mark Sawyer is a Senior Partner at Greenstone Capital LLP and a co-founder of Greenstone Resources LP ("Greenstone"), the private equity fund. Mark co-founded Greenstone in 2013 after a 18 year career in the mining sector including as co-head of group business development at Xstrata plc, and senior roles at Rio Tinto plc and Cutfield Freeman & Co Ltd. Together with Greenstone's co-founder, Mark oversees all aspects of the management of the business. He serves as a director of Greenstone Management Ltd, the fund's General Partner, and is a member, and co-Chairman, of the Investment Committee.
Keith Marshall (Independent Director) - Non-Executive Director
Keith Marshall is a mining engineer and has over 35 years' experience in the mining industry and has worked for extended periods of time in every continent specialising in underground mining. He has developed a wealth of technical and managerial experience and has spent the last 15 years in senior mine leadership roles with Rio Tinto PLC as Managing Director of the Palabora Mining Company (copper) in South Africa, and President of the Oyu Tolgoi Project in Mongolia (copper/gold).
Ken Sangster (Independent Director) - Non-Executive Director
Ken Sangster was trained as a metallurgist and has 49 years' experience in the mining industry in a number of highly successful project development / project management roles ranging in project size from USD20M to USD600M. He previously worked in numerous senior roles for Rio Tinto plc for over 15 years, as well having metallurgy focused project development roles for Anglo American PLC, Consolidated Gold Fields, Outokumpu Metals and Resources, TVX Gold and Ivernia plc. He is also a Fellow of the Institute of Directors.
Andrew Little -Project Director - NLZM Project
Andrew Little is a graduate HNC Mechanical Engineer from the Bell College of Technology (Scotland), and is a Fellow of the Institute Of Mining, Minerals & Materials (UK) and a Registered Professional Engineer with the European Engineering Council. He has over thirty years' experience in Project Development, Field Engineering, Construction Management, Project Engineering, and Design Management, predominantly in the base metals sector. He has previous held senior project and operating roles with FLUOR (at Oyu Tolgoi); Kazakhmys Project LLC, Sino Mining and Freeport McMoRan. As well, Andrew has been an independent consultant on project construction roles with: Caijiaying Zinc/Gold Mine in China; Wardrop Engineering; AngloGold Ashanti; and Griffin Mining.
Edwin Daweti - Country Manager (Nambia)
Edwin Daweti holds a BSc degree from the University of Namibia and a BSc Honours degree, GDE and M.Eng (Mineral Resource Evaluation and Rock Mechanics) from the University of Witwatersrand, South Africa. He has nine years of mining and exploration geology, with experience in Namibia and South Africa. Prior to joining North River, Edwin held positions with Rossing Uranium (Rio Tinto), Xemplar Energy Corporation and Rosh Pinah Zinc Mine. Edwin has been working for North River since April 2011 and is responsible for the Company's team of ten staff in Namibia, and direct supervision of various contractors.