Independent Technical Advisor
Michael John Kitney, MAICD, M.Sc., MAusIMM
He is an internationally experienced metallurgist with in excess of over 40 years of experience in evaluation and project development roles in Australia and internationally. Mr. Kitney, was the Chief Operating Officer of Kasbah Resources Ltd from March 2011 until May 2017. Previous roles have included senior management and line positions with Minproc Engineers Limited, Alcoa Australia, British Phosphate Commission, Nelson Gold Corporation Limited and Avocet Mining plc. He has developed and constructed projects throughout Africa, Asia and Australia. He has also participated in Selinsing Gold Processing Plant design work in the early years of Monument development as an independent consultant and was a Qualified Person on metallurgical work according to NI43-101 standards. He served as a Director of Redbank Mines Limited from March 1, 2006 to November 28, 2008, and is presently an independent founding director of Breaker Resources NL, since July 2010. Mr. Kitney holds a Master of Science degree from WA School of Mines (Mineral Economics) and is a member of the Australasian Institute of Mining & Metallurgy.
Neil Rauert, BE (Mining). MEng Sc. FAusIMM(CP)
Senior Project Manager, Technical Support
Mr. Rauert has extensive underground mine planning experience and has worked on numerous projects mining different commodities authoring numerous publications. He is qualified under JORC and NI43-101 codes with extensive experience as a qualified person for reserve estimation, and with FAusIMM (CP) certification. His experience includes managing the Wiluna mining operations for Newmont and Agincourt, as well as study manager for various studies with Barrick Gold. More recently he was manager of mining services leading a team of some 15 mining professionals providing a technical shared service role to the Barrick Gold Yilgarn Operations for the Granny Smith, Darlot, Lawlers and Plutonic operations. Mr. Rauert is Fellow Member of the AusIMM.
Roger L. Stangler, B.Sc., MEng, MAusIMM, MAIG
Chief Managing Geologist
Mr. Stangler is a geologist with over 27 years of experience in the mining industry and related research in mining geostatistics covering a range of commodities and mineral deposit types. In addition to resource geology, he has also been acting in the fields of exploration, mine geology and geometallurgy. Mr. Stangler has completed technical due diligence studies, Resource-Reserve audits, and developed acquisition and investment projects at conceptual, pre-feasibility and feasibility study level. Mr. Stangler is a JORC Competent Person and an NI43-101 Qualified Person. Management expertise includes team management, project management, technical coordination and business development. Mr. Stangler has been working with Monument since February 2015, on both Malaysia and Australia operations/projects, and prior for a diverse group of companies such as Vale, Anglo American, Snowden and Coffey, including operations and projects worldwide, especially in Brazil, Australia, Malaysia, Ghana, French Guiana, Bolivia, Mozambique and South Africa.
Mike Wort, Ph.D., FAusIMM, FIMMM, CP(Met), C Eng, RPEQ
Chief Managing Metallurgist
Mr. Wort is a metallurgist with over 40 years of mineral industry experience in Australia and around the world including mining geology, mineral exploration and mineral processing. He has worked in processing laboratory management, Group Metallurgist positions, and designed copper-gold flotation plants and iron ore concentrators. His professional experience has focussed mainly on processing of base metal sulphides and gold ores, but also includes heavy mineral sands, iron ores, diamonds and non-metallic minerals. Mr. Wort completed his three degrees at the Royal School of Mines, Imperial College, London. Mr. Wort is a member of SME, a Fellow of both the AusIMM in Australia and IOM3 in Great Britain and a Chartered Engineer, and is a Competent Person for issue of technical information to stock exchanges.