Business Briefing with Poseidon Nickel

Business Briefing with Poseidon Nickel
Business Briefing with Michael Rodriguez, Chief Operating Officer, Poseidon Nickel pastevent

Poseidon Nickel

Michael Rodriguez, Chief Operating Officer

Australia's Emerging Class 1 Nickel Producer

 
Poseidon Nickel is an emerging nickel producer with 400,000 tonnes of contained nickel resources within Western Australia’s goldfields region, making it one of Australia’s largest nickel sulphide resource stocks listed on the ASX.

As the nickel price continues its upward trajectory driven by the clean energy revolution for power storage and the rise of the electric vehicles, Poseidon remains poised to become a producer with its existing class 1 high grade nickel sulphide mine. 

Michael Rodriguez is a Non-Executive Director Jervois Mining and Chief Operating Officer with Poseidon Nickel. Join AmCham as he explores the key drivers behind the nickel market, the impact the green energy revolution will have on forecast nickel demand and how Poseidon Nickel is strategically positioned to take advantage of one of Australia’s largest nickel sulphide resource base to emerge as a class 1 nickel producer.

About the Guest Speaker

Michael Rodriguez serves as a Non-Executive Director on the Jervois Mining Board and has been the Chief Operating Officer (COO) with Poseidon Nickel since 2013. 

Michael is a Metallurgical Engineer with over 30 years’ experience in the Mining and Minerals Processing Industry. During his career he has worked at several major facilities throughout Australia and overseas including GoldCorp, Olympic Dam Operations, Kwinana Nickel Refinery, Murrin Murrin Operations, Gordes Nickel, Black Swan and Lake Johnston. 

In operations, Michael has been involved in commissioning and ramp up of complex hydrometallurgical and pyrometallurgical plants. Similarly, in design and construction, he has a strong background in the minerals processing and hydrometallurgical and chemical plants. 

During his tenure at Western Mining Corporation (WMC) he gained extensive knowledge of mining, concentrating, smelting and refining of uranium, gold, silver, copper and nickel & cobalt sulphides, gaining broad experience in the commercialisation of disseminated and massive copper and nickel sulphides.

Whilst at Murrin Murrin Operations, Michael held senior positions as Operations Manager, Projects Manager, Technical Services Manager and Corporate Strategic Development Manager, reporting to the CEO. Michael has managed over 1,000 staff and contractors with a budget in excess of US$150m, with responsibility as site registered manager during construction, commissioning, ramp up through to steady state operation. 

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When
18/05/2018 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Where
Crown Hotels Perth Great Eastern Highway Burswood, WA 6100 AUSTRALIA

Program


Friday, 18 May 2018

 
Business Briefing with Michael Rodriguez, Chief Operating Officer, Poseidon Nickel
Time
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
18/05/2018 12:00 PM

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