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Tim Hopwood - Project-By-Project Resume

Education and Qualifications

 

Qualifications

Degree, PhD, Sydney University - Conferral Year 1967
Degree, BSc (Hons 1), Sydney University - Conferral Year 1961

Professional Affiliations

MAusImm, Mem Geol Soc Aust , MemAIG.

Languages Spoken

English, Russian, French.


Consulting Contracts: 43 Projects in 12 Countries.

 

Project Breakdown

2007: Pinnacles Zn, Pb, Ag, Au, Cape York Kaolin to Russia Urals Pt Au 1994-2001
Russia Urals Pt Au 1994-1996 to Burma Bawdwin Cu Zn Ag 1985-1986
Hamersley Iron, Cracow Au 1981-1983 to North Broken Hill 1975-1976
Tsumeb Namibia 1974-1985 to New Brunswick, Timmins VMS, Au 1971
Narbarlek U, Redbank Cu 1971-1972 to Girilambone Cu, Cleveland Sn 1961-1962

 

Projects  2007: Pinnacle Mines Zn, Pb, Ag, Au; Cape York Kaolin to Russian Urals Pt, Au, 1994-2001

Organization Name:

Pinnacle Mines Pty Ltd, Broken Hill, also see Pasminco 1993.

Position:

Consulting structural and economic geologist.

Duration:

April 2004 to April 2007

Sector:

Mineral Exploration

Region:

Australia & NZ

Country:

Australia

Terrane:

Broken Hill/ Olary Block , NSW

Property/Project:

Pinnacles Pb, Zn, Ag, Ag, Au.

Commodity:

Sedex, Broken Hill Type.

Duties:

Structural Mapping, Compilation of Structural Plans and Sections, Revised Ore Resource Estimation.

Service/Skill:

Structural Geology, Field Observation, Interpretation of geochemical, magnetics, and alteration data; Integration of data to generate new drill targets; Hopwood's work contributed directly to the discovery of Perseverance Lode, which has an estimated target tonnage range of 6 million tonnes to 12 million tonnes. The estimated range of target tonnage for the Pinnacles Mining leases is now 30 million tonnes to 60 million tonnes. Compilation and write-up of comprehensive report.

Referee:

Craig Williams, Managing Director Pinnacle Mines Pty Ltd p 08 8088 1563, E-mail: pinnaclemines@bigpond.com

Organization Name:

Sedex Minerals Pty Ltd, Lodestone Exploration Limited

Position:

Consulting structural and economic geologist.

Duration:

September 2005 to -

Sector:

Mineral Exploration

Region:

Australia & NZ

Country:

Australia

Terrane:

Adelaide Cambrian

Property/Project:

Karinya

Commodity:

Zinc, Lead, Silver.

Duties:

Exploration and Structural and stratigraphic study of Cambrian  80 km north-east of Adelaide.

Service/Skill:

Structural Geology, Field Observation, Interpretation of geochemistry, magnetics, ERTS, stratigraphy; work generated two high quality drill targets defined by coincident TMI, gravity and EM anomalies. Reports written up for Sedex, PIRSA.

Referee:

John McCawley, Director Lodestone Exploration Limited p 0419 026 258, E-mail: jmmcawley@lodestonex.com

Organization Name:

Lodestone Exploration Limited

Position:

Consulting structural and economic geologist.

Duration:

October 2003 to - 2005

Sector:

Mineral Exploration

Region:

Australia & NZ

Country:

Australia

Terrane:

Calliope Terrane Central Queensland

Property/Project:

Mount Morgan and Region

Commodity:

Gold, Copper

Duties:

Exploration and Structural and alteration Study of Mount Morgan Au-Cu Deposit with the Goal of Discovery of a new Mount Morgan Deposit in the Region

Service/Skill:

Structural Geology, Field Observation, Interpretation of geochemical, Magnetics, ERTS, EM and alteration data; Integration of data to generate new drill targets, Report write-up.

Referee:

John McCawley, Director Lodestone Exploration Limited p 0419 026 258, E-mail: jmmcawley@lodestonex.com


Organization Name:

Enterprise Minerals Pty Ltd

Position:

Consulting structural and economic geologist.

Duration:

November 2003 to - 2004

Sector:

Mineral Exploration

Region:

Australia & NZ

Country:

Australia

Terrane:

Connors-Auburn Province Central Queensland

Property/Project:

Mount Britton Gold Mine and Region

Commodity:

Gold, Silver

Duties:

Exploration and Structural Study of Mount Britton Au-Ag Deposit with the Goal of Discovery of a much larger resource than currently exposed in old mine workings

Service/Skill:

Structural Geology, Field Observation, Interpretation of geochemical data and alteration; Integration of data to generate new drill targets, Report write-up

Referee:

William R Stubbs LLB, Director Enterprise Minerals Pty Ltd p 617 3379 1340, E-mail:mailto:wrstubbs@powerup.com.au


Organization Name:

Sigma Resources Limited

Position:

Consulting economic and kaolin geologist.

Duration:

July, 2002 Current

Sector:

Mineral Exploration

Region:

Australia & NZ

Country:

Australia

Terrane:

Carpentaria Basin 3917

Property/Project:

Kendall River Kaolin Project & Sigma Kaolin Province

Commodity:

Paper Coating and Calcined Kaolin

Duties:

Organisation of laboratory testwork, designing test programs, writing reports.

Service/Skill:

The Kendall River resource comprises 100 million tonnes of degritted crude kaolin with specifications competitive with those of Brazilian kaolin, which has had a market sales growth rate of 17% pa since 1996. Kendall Kaolin quality  has been independently confirmed by five major US kaolin company laboratories. Tests by one major US kaolin production and marketing company confirm that Kendall Kaolin products have specifications competitive with their top selling highest priced kaolin products.

Service/Skill:

There has been an independent due diligence on the project by Sigma Resources Limited and Steffen, Robertson & Kirsten July 2004 . The project was joint ventured with Sigma Resources Limited for $9.2 million for Marketing and Feasibility Study for Development. The JV terminated in 2004 because Sigma was unable to fund. 

Referee:

Ross Fardon, Director Sigma Resources Ltd  p 617 3893 2904, E-mail: rfardon@bigpond.net.au ; Geoff Humby Managing Director Kendall Resources Pty Ltd p 612 9758 8588 geoff@premier.auz.net


Organization Name:

Southern Cross Resources Australia, Pty Ltd

Position:

Consulting economic and structural geologist.

Duration:

March, 2001 May, 2001

Sector:

Mineral Exploration

Region:

Australia & NZ

Country:

Australia

Terrane:

Broken Hill/ Olary Block in 3901

Property/Project:

Honeymoon Basement Project

Commodity:

Broken Hill style

Duties:

Identification of Pb-Zn and Cu-Au targets and setting target priorities within basement beneath the cover rocks hosting the Honeymoon Uranium Deposits in EL 2310 and EL 2413, using gis data.

Service/Skill:

Geology Regional &Targeting
Using structure and detailed knowledge of Broken Hill geology to identify basement targets from gis data.

Referee:

Martin Ackland, CEO Southern Cross Resources Australia Pty Ltd, p 617 3371 9700,Email: mackland@southerncrossres.com.au


Organization Name:

Eurasia Mining PLC, London

Position:

Consulting economic and structural geologist.

Duration:

January, 1999 - February, 2001

Sector:

Mineral Exploration

Region:

Former Soviet Union

Country:

Russia

Terrane:

Ural-Novaya Zemlya FB 1017

Property/Project:

Soloviev Hill Pt, Urals, Russia

Commodity:

PGE Layered Intrusion

Duties:

Structural Mapping,ground magnetics, geochemical sampling, targeting, logging core

Service/Skill:

Feasibility & Proj. evaluation
Structural mapping and drill targeting resulted in intersections containing 3.1 g/t Pt, 3.5 g/t Pt, and 23.8 g/t Pt.

Referee:

Charles Mackay, Director, Eurasia Mining p 618 8356 7983


Organization Name:

Kendall Resources Pty Ltd; Sigma Resources Pty Ltd.

Position:

Consulting economic and kaolin geologist.

Duration:

January, 1997 - July, 2001

Sector:

Mineral Exploration

Region:

Australia & NZ

Country:

Australia

Terrane:

Carpentaria Basin 3917

Property/Project:

Kendall River Kaolin Project, Cape York Qld

Commodity:

Paper Coating and Calcined Kaolin

Duties:

Mapping, Drill Logging and organisation of laboratory testwork

Service/Skill:

Feasibility & Proj. evaluation
Drill program and laboratory testwork resulted in discovery of a resource of 100 million tonnes of high quality glossing kaolin. Quality is independently confirmed by five major US kaolin company laboratories. Independent major due diligence on project by Sigma Resources Limited.

Service/Skill:

Resource estimation
Kaolin ore-block definition requires skills for problems not addressed by JORC. This project has been recently joint ventured with Sigma Resources Ltd for $9 m. feasibility study for development, November 2002.

Referee:

Ross Fardon, Director Sigma Resources Ltd  p 617 3893 2904, E-mail: rfardon@bigpond.net.au  ; Geoff Humby Managing Director Kendall Resources Pty Ltd p 612 9758 8588 geoff@premier.auz.net

 


Organization Name:

Eurasia Mining PLC London

Position:

Consulting economic and structural geologist.

Duration:

January, 1996 - September, 1999

Sector:

Mineral Exploration

Region:

Former Soviet Union

Country:

Russia

Terrane:

Ural-Novaya Zemlya FB 1017

Property/Project:

Svetlinskoe Au, Southern Urals

Commodity:

Gold Porphyry or skarn style

Duties:

Assessment of grade data, confirmation of resource, structural mapping, drilling, logging and sampling,ore controls.

Service/Skill:

Feasibility & Proj. evaluation
Structural mapping,drill logging and sampling, generation of confirmatory drill targets and assays.

Service/Skill:

Feasibility & Proj. evaluation
Compilation of coordinated deck of 15 structural sections and 14 level plans for 34.1 mt @2.02 g/t recoverable Au

Referee:

Charles Mackay, Director, Eurasia Mining, p 618 8356 7983


Organization Name:

CRA Exploration Ltd, Melbourne

Position:

Consulting economic and structural geologist.

Duration:

January, 1995 - January, 1996

Sector:

Mineral Exploration

Region:

South Asia & SE Asia

Country:

Papua New Guinea

Terrane:

New Guinea Mobile Belt 3967

Property/Project:

Wafi River A-Zone Gold Deposits

Commodity:

Gold Epithermal style

Duties:

Structural mapping, Logging drill core, target generation,research ore controls

Service/Skill:

Geology Regional &Targeting
Detailed Surface Structural Mapping, Logging Drill Core, target assessment and generation.

Referee:

Bruce Robertson, CRA Exploration Melbourne


Organization Name:

CRA Exploration Ltd, Melbourne

Position:

Consulting economic and structural geologist.

Duration:

January, 1995 - October, 1995

Sector:

Mineral Exploration

Region:

South Asia & SE Asia

Country:

Philippines

Terrane:

Cagayan Basin 3602

Property/Project:

Lepanto Cu-Au Mine

Commodity:

Gold Epithermal style

Duties:

Surface and Underground Structural Mapping, Targeting for extended reserves

Service/Skill:

Geology Regional &Targeting
Surface and underground mapping to generate drill targets for extension of reserves

Referee:

Mr Art Disini, CEO Lepanto Copper Mines, Manilla, Bruce Robertson CRA Exploration Melbourne,


Organization Name:

Gulf Clay Pty Ltd, Sydney

Position:

Consulting economic and kaolin geologist.

Duration:

January, 1994 - December, 1997

Sector:

Mineral Exploration

Region:

Australia & NZ

Country:

Australia

Terrane:

Carpentaria Basin 3917

Property/Project:

Kendall River Kaolin Project

Commodity:

Paper Coating and Calcined Kaolin

Duties:

Searched and Aquired Title, Organised drill program and targeting,drill logging and sampling.

Service/Skill:

Geology Regional &Targeting
Project resulted in discovery of Kendall River Kaolin Deposits, a large resource of high valued paper coating kaolin.

Referee:

Geoff Humby Managing Director Kendall Resources Pty Ltd p 612 9758 8588 geoff@premier.auz.net


 

Project Breakdown

2007: Pinnacles Zn, Pb, Ag, Au, Cape York Kaolin to Russia Urals Pt, Au 1997-2001
Russia Urals Pt Au 1994-1996 to Burma Bawdwin Cu Zn Ag 1985-1986
Hamersley Iron, Cracow Au 1981-1983 to North Broken Hill 1975-1976
Tsumeb Namibia 1974-1985 to New Brunswick, Timmins VMS, Au 1971
Narbarlek U, Redbank Cu 1971-1972 to Girilambone Cu, Cleveland Sn 1961-1962

 

Contact Information
PO Box 6255 Fairfield Gardens,
Fairfield Gardens, 4103, Australia
Phone: 617 3392 9512 Fax: 617 3392 9513
Mobile: 0401 498 114
Email:
TimH@timhopwood.com
Website:http://www.timhopwood.com/