Tony Cooper has over 30 years experience in mining and mineral exploration industry and is the currently managing Director for Comet Resources Ltd.
He was the geological manager of the BHP Billiton Ravensthorpe Nickel Project since its conception in 1996 drilling the first discovery holes. He was appointed the “competent person” for reporting Mineral Resources and Ore Reserves for the group and also worked with the metallurgical group to develop an understanding of grade and recovery after beneficiation. Expertise in both open cut and underground mining operations includes mine development, resource evaluation, grade control strategies and mine reconciliation. Exploration experience is comprehensive and incorporates all stages from project generation to feasibility.