ECR Expertise

ECR Pty Ltd was established in August 2017 to investigate the possiblity of ISR Mining at the historic Kapunda mine site, north of Adelaide SA, with funding from Thor Mining PLC (AIM/ASX:THR) and Joint Venture partner Terramin Ltd (ASX:TZN) as the tenement holder of the Kapunda Mine.

ECR was ceated by a group of senior mining executives in 2013, to pursue and develop ISR projects across Australia for base and precious metals.

The team has in excess of 90 years experience in mine development projects and mining operations. Team members have operated in successful ISR Uranium operations and have the requisite skill set in geology, hydrogeology, well design and mining engineering required for in-situ recovery.

In 2018 the Commonwealth Government recognised ISR as a potential game changer for the mining industry by awarding ECR a CRC-P Research Grant for $2.8million.

Leon Faulkner– Managing Director ECR Pty Ltd

BSc (Geol), GD Sys An. MAIG – Senior Geologist

Director of Envirocopper Ltd

Leon has over 30 years experience in exploration and mine development projects across  SA, NT and Vic including 5 years ISR experience with Uranium One at Honeymoon in SA.

Al McNeill - ISR Specialist

MSc (Geol) U.S.

Albert is an ISR specialist with over 25 years’ experience in In-Situ Recovery projects including over 15 years in the development and management of ISR operations with wellfield development. Al has been involved in all phases of ISR operations from initial discovery, through design and construction to commissioning and operation across the U.S. and Australia.

Charlie Johnston – Director Kinesis Pty Ltd

BSc (Hons) Chemical and Environmental Engineering UK, DBA (Project Management) UK, MEIANZ

Charlie has experience in all areas of technical project management and regulation within the Australian mining industry including the development of the ISR mine at Honeymoon.

Ben Jeuken – Principal Hydrogeologist - Australian Groundwater Science

BSc (Hons) Geology, AUSIMM

Ben has 13 years experience in groundwater and mining with ISR projects, within Australia and internationally (IAEA)

Stephan Kent – Geotechnical Engineer, Construction QA/QC Engineer, Legal Counsel (Mining)

BSc (Hons) Geology, GD Proj Mgt, LLB, GD Leg Prct

Stephan has over 20 years mining/civil engineering/legal experience with The Granites Gold Mine NT,  in underground mining operations and mine development projects, construction supervision and QA/QC with a major civil and mining engineering projects and Legal Counsel experience with ISR mine at Honeymoon.


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