Diggers and Dealers Mining Forum Conference 2021

    Published on June 16th, 2021

    CSA Global Partner (Asia Pacific), Graham Jeffress, Manager-Geosciences (APAC), Ian Stockton and ERM Senior Advisor/Programme Director, Garth Higgo are looking forward to meeting you at the Diggers and Dealers Mining Forum between August 2-4, 2021 in Kalgoorlie, Western Australia.

    This year’s event provides a unique opportunity for industry professionals to meet and network, visit regional mine sites, engage with media, raise finance, invest in projects and generally engage with the resources sector at an executive level in the mining community.

    Graham Jeffress, Manager – Corporate
    Graham Jeffress
    Partner (Asia Pacific)

    Graham is a geologist with more than 28 years’ experience in exploration and management in Australia, PNG and Indonesia. His broad experience across the mining sector underpins CSA Global’s specialist technical corporate services. He is responsible for a coordinating a vast pool of high calibre specialists in Australia and internationally. His role on the Joint Ore Reserves Committee (JORC) ensures he is very well informed in key regulatory matters. Graham manages small and large projects with our clients throughout Africa, the Middle East, Asia, Europe, the Americas, and Australasia. He works collaboratively with our international offices to ensure we get the right skill set for each role, which can be anything from initial high-level fatal flaw checks through comprehensive due diligence to independent technical reporting and valuation of large multiple project mining operations.

    Ian Stockton
    Manager – Geosciences (APAC)

    Ian is an experienced exploration geologist with more than 25 years’ experience and has been involved in several discovery teams across Australia, Asia and South America. He has significant knowledge with low sulphidation epithermal deposits, orogenic gold mineralisation and intrusive related exploration experience ranging from Greenfields to near mine projects. Ian has been involved in the discovery of several important ore deposits including the Nolans/Sarsfield gold deposits and copper mine extensions in Australia, as well as the rejuvenation of the Mt Muro Epithermal deposits (Indonesia) and the Saramacca gold deposit (Suriname). With a long and demonstrated history of successful exploration for gold and base metals; his experience incorporates a diverse background of exploration settings globally across the minerals sectors. Ian provides integrated, mineral systems based geological models and targeting advice. He has authored several papers including: “Ravenswood Gold Deposits”: AusIMM Monograph 22: Geology of the Mineral Deposits of Australia and Papua New Guinea.”


    Garth Higgo
    Senior Advisor | Programme Director | ERM

    Garth Higgo has extensive commercial and operational experience, and his career has spanned executive positions in civil engineering, banking, corporate finance, mining operations, process engineering, rail engineering and construction.  He is a civil engineer and a qualified accountant, and holds an MBA (cum laude). Garth Higgo is also a graduate from the Australian Institute of Company Directors. Garth Higgo has held senior executive positions with some of the world’s biggest miners where he was involved in the development and extraction of PGMs, nickel, chrome, iron ore, gold, coal and copper/zinc/lead projects. He has been the CEO and MD of ASX and JSE listed companies where he has gained significant experience in open pit and underground mining, business turnarounds, business expansions, as well as the recapitalisation of businesses. Garth Higgo has held the positions of Global Industry Director positions across Mining, Rail and Transportation, and Business Development for the Aurecon Group, Calibre Group and Ausenco Group, all leading global providers of engineering and project management services to the resource and energy sectors. He has recent experience in battery minerals, renewable energy technologies, and the hydrogen economy

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