Celsius Resources Limited (ASX: CLA) has appointed Robert Gregory as Managing Director effective January 1, 2022.
Mr Gregory is a highly experienced Mining Engineer with a track record in corporate and operational management and has been involved in a range of publicly listed companies throughout Australia, the United Kingdom, and Asian jurisdictions.
We are delighted to welcome Rob as Managing Director of CLA. He has an outstanding reputation globally, including in the Philippines where we have our world-class Maalinao-Caigutan-Biyog copper- gold project,” Celsius Chairman Martin Buckingham said.
“He is a hands-on leader with extensive experience in bringing mines into production, and we look forward to him taking the helm to transition Celsius towards becoming a leading copper producer.”
Mr Gregory is a highly competent Strategic Planner & Risk Manager, having undertaken, managed and facilitated numerous strategic planning and risk workshops with groups ranging from company Board of Directors through to line management and stakeholders.
His background is in Mining Engineering with particular experience in underground mining and in mining operations in Asia. He oversaw the mine site construction at Aurora’s Mt Muro project and also has experience constructing mines in Asia, being responsible for the construction of the Tanjianshan mine in China.
He has been the Chairman of the Australian and New Zealand Chamber of Commerce Extractive Minerals Committee (Philippines), as well as the Trustee for Philippines Mining & Exploration Association and past President, the Director Philippines Chamber of Mines and, former Porgera (PNG) Branch Secretary AUSIMM.
Mr Gregory will take responsibility for the Company’s corporate affairs, including investor and shareholder relations, presentations and roadshows to brokers, investors and institutional funds within Australia and coordinating the company’s IR / PR strategy.
Celsius’ flagship Maalinao-Caigutan-Biyog (MCB Project) is a world-class copper-gold project situated in the Philippines on the country’s main island of Luzon – about 320km north of Manila.
The MCB Project, held by CLA’s Philippine subsidiary Makilala Mining Company Inc., contains a JORC Mineral Resource estimate comprising 313.8Mt @ 0.48% copper, and 0.15g/t gold, at a cut-off grade of 0.2% copper of which:
- 290.3Mt @ 0.48% copper is in the Indicated category; and
- 23.5Mt @ 0.48% copper is in the Inferred category.