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Close-Up: Brent Murdoch

14 Apr 2014, by Informa Insights


Brent Murdoch, Director and General Manager Australia, Vista Gold
Brent Murdoch, Director and General Manager Australia, Vista Gold

Brent Murdoch joined Vista Gold Australia as the General Manager in November 2012.

With 24 years of industry experience, including more than ten years’ experience specialising in mine start-ups and large project construction, Brent has substantial mining industry experience in gold, manganese, iron ore and copper.

His previous roles include management positions with Leighton Contractors at the Solomon and Yandi mines in Western Australia as well as General Manager of OM Manganese Pty Ltd and General Manager Construction for Harmony Gold at the Hidden Valley Mine.

Brent is responsible for building the Mt Todd operating team, managing local stakeholder relationships and ultimately managing the operation of the Mt Todd mine.

He earned his MBA in 2007 and a Diploma in Electronic Business in 2004 both from Murdoch University in Perth Australia and also holds a Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety.

You will be able to hear about the latest update on the Mt Todd Gold Project directly from Brent at the upcoming Katherine Regional Mining & Exploration Forum, taking place on the 28th and 29th May at the Godinymayin Yijard Rivers Arts & Culture Centre in Katherine.

To find out more about the confirmed speakers and detailed conference agenda, please visit the Katherine Regional Mining & Exploration Forum website.

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