Carsten Kraut

Principal Hydrogeologist

Carsten is a hydrogeologist with over 20 years experience in Australia, Asia and the Americas and has been involved with groundwater resource evaluation and development in the mining and construction industries. He has held Senior and Principal Hydrogeologist roles with a variety of Australian and major international companies including Golder Associates, Aquaterra, AECOM, and WSP Parsons Brinckerhoff and his experience has spanned project direction and management to technical lead on projects both large and small.

Carsten holds a B.App.Sc (Applied Geology) and Post Graduate Diploma (Hydrogeology) from Curtin University, and a M.Sc (Hydrogeology and Groundwater Management) from the University of Technology Sydney. He is a member of the International Association of Hydrogeologists (MIAH) and International Mine Water Association (MIMWA).

Shaun Triner

Shaun Triner

Process Engineer

Shaun Triner (BSc – Mineral Science) Shaun is a highly experienced technical professional with solid business acumen and a deep understanding of the success factors in business activities. He has experience in a variety of commodities including salt, gypsum, wood panels, iron ore, gold and water. The last twenty one years have been with Rio Tinto’s Dampier Salt Limited in leadership roles covering process, operations, engineering and technical marketing.

With over thirty years in the mining industry covering operational, technical, compliance and customer support roles Shaun brings an ability to link all parts of the business in a way that maximises value.

Chris Shaw

Exploration Manager

Chris is a geologist with a career spanning 20 years both within Australia and internationally. Within his career Chris has worked for a variety of junior and major exploration and mining companies, and worked across a broad range of commodities including mineral sands, gold, iron, diamonds, base and rare metals.

Successful exploration efforts include mineral sand resource definition along Namibia’ Skeleton Coast, discovery of the Snapper mineral sand orebody in NSW, significant iron ore delineation in Namibia, and target generation that resulted in a 1.1Moz gold deposit in Burkina Faso.

Chris holds a B.Sc geology from the University of Canterbury, and is a member of the Australian Institute of Geologists (AIG).


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