Asiamet Resources (LON:ARS)

Asiamet Resources (LON:ARS)

Share Price
7.05 p
0.1 (1.44 %)
Market Cap
£65.40 m
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Asiamet Resources

Asiamet Resources Limited is an AIM-listed dynamic junior company focused on the exploration and development of its portfolio of large copper-gold deposits on the Indonesian islands of Kalimantan and Sumatra, adjacent to the key growth markets in Asia. Both deposits contain NI-43-101 compliant Mineral Resources and remain open in several directions.

Market: AIM:ARS
52-week High/Low: 13.00p / 3.48p
Sector: General Mining - Copper
Market Cap: £65.40 m
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Our Values

In carrying out our mineral exploration, development and mining activities we:

  • build long-term, trusting relationships with all of our stakeholders;
  • provide a fair and transparent work environment;
  • ensure the health and safety of our employees and contractors; and
  • act in an environmentally responsible manner.

Our main stakeholders include:

  • local communities,
  • employees, management and directors,
  • shareholders,
  • local and national governments,
  • joint venture partners,
  • contractors and suppliers, and
  • civil society organizations.

As part of our commitment to ensuring that local society benefits from our activities, we engage local people as employees, contractors and suppliers. We provide support and training to our employees, contractors and suppliers in order to achieve this goal, and we pay fair compensation for their services and products.

We respect local cultures and human rights.

Our social and community development programs are locally-driven, participatory and sustainable. We support programs that build local capacity and strengthen the quality of governance throughout society.

We follow good corporate governance and business practices. We conduct our activities with integrity pursuant to all applicable laws and regulations as well as our internal policies and our code of business conduct and ethics.


Our Vision

Our vision is to see our company discover and develop one or more significant mineral resources that will generate enormous wealth. This wealth will genuinely benefit all our stakeholders, including local communities, and will contribute to the development of a society in Kalimantan that is based on true human values.


Our Mission

Our mission is to discover, and bring into production, one or more large mineral resources in Kalimantan, Indonesia, while carrying out our activities in a manner that:

  • adheres to the highest standards of corporate good governance and best practice in all our activities and affairs;
  • respects and empowers local communities, and contributes to their sustainable development;
  • is environmentally responsible; and
  • fairly and equitably enriches all stakeholders.




KSK (100% owned) BKM Copper Deposit - 25ktpa cathode copper development at definitive feasibility stage with significant resource upside potential nearby. Low capex, low opex and likely readily financeab

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Beutong Porphyry Project (40% equity option to own 80%) – 30-80ktpa copper + 15-54Koz gold development option. Scoping stage. Large copper- gold Resource base (NI 43-101 compliant)

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e Beruang Kanan Zinc (“BKZ”) Project is a high quality, polymetallic deposit situated within the south-eastern area of the Kalimantan Surya Kencana (‘KSK’) 6th Generation Contract of Work (“CoW”), less than 800 metres north of the BKM copper project.

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The wider KSK district incorporates a number of targets in addition to BKM and BKZ.  These two projects are covered separately in our projects section.



Tony Manini has over 25 years of global resource industry experience across a diverse range of commodities in over 20 countries. His experience includes 14 years with Rio Tinto Limited and 8 years with Oxiana Limited (now OZ Minerals Limited) covering various technical, commercial, senior management and executive roles in exploration, project evaluation, project development and business development.

As a founding member of the Oxiana Limited executive team he was responsible for establishing and managing the company's highly successful exploration and resources group and closely involved in the discovery and/or acquisition and development of Oxiana Limited/OZ Minerals Limited's four operating mines.

Mr Manini is a founder of Tigers Realm Minerals and Tigers Realm Coal and has been Managing Director of Tigers Realm Metals Pty Ltd since its inception. He is also Executive Chairman of Tigers Realm Coal Ltd.

Mr Manini holds an Honours Degree in Geology and is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy and the Society of Economic Geologists. Resident of Australia. Born 1963.



Peter Bird is an experienced, well known and highly respected mining industry executive. His extensive experience covers technical, management, investment and human resource positions with major companies such as Western Mining Corporation, Merrill Lynch Equities and Newmont Mining. He has held senior executive roles at Newcrest Mining and Normandy Mining, two of Australia's largest gold producers with substantial operations in Indonesia.

Peter was most recently the Managing Director of Heemskirk Consolidated Limited, an Australian listed producer of industrial minerals in Canada and previously operator of the Pajingo gold mine in Australia and the Los Santos tungsten mine in Spain.

Over the past three years he has led the feasibility, financing and development of an industrial minerals project in Canada. Mr. Bird has a Bachelor of Applied Science in Geology from LaTrobe University and is a member of the Australian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy and the Australian Institute of Company Directors. Born 1963.


James is a senior mining and resources industry executive whose broad experience covers roles in finance, commercial, strategy, investor relations, sales and marketing, business development and business improvement gained over two decades working for a number of global mining businesses in Australia and the developing economies of Asia, Africa and the Americas.

Most recently James has consulted to Australia's largest gold miner, Newcrest Mining, immediately prior to which he worked with OZ Minerals for 10 years in senior leadership positions including General Manager Commercial and Strategy, Head of Business Development, Head of Investor Relations, General Manager Sales and Marketing and General Manager Planning, Strategy and Development. He has held various senior finance and commercial roles with Oxiana Limited, BHP Billiton, Exxon Mobil and Rio Tinto. James holds a B.Bus(Acc) from Deakin University and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia.



Peter Pollard is a consulting economic geologist with more than 20 years experience. He holds a PhD from James Cook University, Australia and is a Member of the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy and a Fellow of the Society of Economic Geologists. Dr Pollard has consulted widely on porphyry copper-gold and iron oxide copper-gold deposits. He has worked on some of the world's major porphyry copper-gold deposits including Grasberg (Indonesia), Escondida Norte (Chile) and Oyu Tolgoi (Mongolia). In addition, he has consulted on porphyry exploration programs in Australia, China, Indonesia, Iran, Kazakhstan, Mongolia, Peru, U.S.A. and Vietnam. Born 1952.


Faldi Ismail has significant experience working as a corporate advisor specialising in the restructure and recapitalisation of a wide range of ASX-listed companies.Mr Ismail has many years of investment banking experience covering a wide range of sectors, with a specific focus on the resources sector. Mr Ismail is currently a director of several ASX-Listed companies. Until January 12, 2015 Mr Ismail was the Deputy Chairman and CEO of the Company. Resident of Australia. Born 1976.


Dominic Heaton has over 27 years of global resource industry experience across a diverse range of commodities. For seven years from 2010, Mr Heaton was the inaugural Chief Executive Officer of Masan Resources and led the development and operations of the Nui Phao tungsten – polymetallic project in Vietnam. Earlier in his career, he served a variety of management roles at Aurora Gold, Oxiana, OZ Minerals and at MMG where he was General Manager of the 60,000tpa Sepon SX-EW copper project in Laos and as General Manager of Operations of Martabe gold mine in Indonesia.

Mr Heaton holds a Bachelor of Science from James Cook University, Townsville, Australia and a Post Graduate Diploma in Mineral Processing Technology from La Trobe University, Australia. He has also completed an Advanced Management Program with the Mt Eliza arm of the Melbourne Business School. Mr Heaton is a member of Australian Institute of Mining & Metallurgy and Australian Institute of Company Directors.





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