Moly Mines Ltd. explores, evaluates and develops base and precious metal projects in Australia. Its projects include Spinifex Ridge Molybdenum Project and Spinifex Ridge Iron Ore Project. The company was founded in January 2003, and is headquartered in West Perth, Australia.
Mr Thorp has 40 years mining experience, having operated and managed open-pit and underground mines in Australia and internationally. This experience covers precious, base and specialty metal operations including gold, tin, tungsten, titanium and zircon. He has significant and diverse experience in all aspects of major project feasibility and development including mining, process design, metallurgy, infrastructure, environment and metals market. Prior to this appointment, Mr Thorp was Managing Director of the Cable Sands Group which operated four mineral sands mines (titanium, zircon) in Western Australia. Mr Thorp was previously Vice President and Executive Councillor of the Chamber of Mines and Energy, Western Australia and is a past Chairman of its Conservation, Environment and Land Management Committee. He is also a fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Mr. John McEvoy , Chief Financial Officer
Mr McEvoy has extensive experience in senior finance roles in both the public and private sector with approximately 15 years experience in the mining industry. Prior to joining Moly Mines in March 2006 as Chief Financial Officer, Mr McEvoy was the Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary for CustomVis plc, an AIM-listed surgical laser manufacturer, from August 2004 and was appointed as Executive Finance Director of CustomVis plc in March 2005. He was previously employed as Financial Controller and Company Secretary for Cable Sands Group, a mineral sands mining company, where he played a key role in the sale of Cable Sands Group to BeMaX Resources NL.
Mr. Martijn Bosboom, General Counsel & Company Secretary
Martijn joined Moly Mines in December 2009 and has extensive international in-house and private practice experience in both common law and civil law jurisdictions. He holds a Bachelors of Laws from UWA and a Master of Laws from Leyden University in the Netherlands. Since migrating to Australia in 2004 he has held various in-house roles in Australian mining companies, including Newmont Asia Pacific where he worked on the Boddington Gold Mine Expansion project. Martijn is a member of Chartered Secretaries Australia and has completed the Graduate Diploma of Applied Corporate Governance.
Mr. David Pass, General Manager, Operations
Mr Pass holds a Bachelor of Science honours degree (1985) with a double major in Extractive Metallurgy and Chemistry. Mr Pass brings more than 20 years of mining industry experience in mineral processing plants, most recently as Processing Manager at Barrick’s Granny Smith mine in Western Australia. He has also held senior operations roles with PlacerDome, Plutonic Mines and North Broken Hill-Peko.
Mr. Clint Moxham, Resident Mine Manager - Spinifex Ridge
Mr Moxham holds a Masters degree in Mineral Economics (2010), Master in Business Administration (2010), Graduate Diploma in Mining (2001) and a Bachelor of Science in Mineral Exploration and Mining Geology (1998) and a Western Australian unrestricted Quarry Managers ticket. He has over 15 years’ experience in managerial, technical and operational roles. He has worked for a number of companies including Rio Tinto and BHP Billiton, Kalgoorlie Consolidated Gold Mines. His career has seen him involved with many iron ore operations. He has experience with iron ore, gold, uranium and several other metals.
Mr. Graeme Kininmonth, Manager, Health & Safety and Environment
Mr Kininmonth holds a Bachelor of Science and has 20 years experience in the resources industry. Most recently Mr Kininmonth was Environmental Manager with Straits Resources following senior positions within environmental and safety management departments at Sons of Gwalia (Greenbushes), Murray Basin Titanium and Cable Sands.