Indochine Mining welcomes Leggo

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The National, Wednesday 24th April 2013

 INDOCHINE Mining Ltd is has announced the appointment of Dr Michael Leggo as a non-executive director.

Leggo has had an executive career over many years in international mineral exploration and development and environmental and sustainability management. 

He holds PhD, MSc and BSc degrees and a Diploma from Imperial College, is the Past President of the Australian Geoscience Council and is a Fellow of both the Australian Institute of Geoscientists (and a past president) and The Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (AusIMM).

Indochine’s chairman Ian Ross said: “The company is delighted to welcome Dr Michael Leggo to the board. His expertise and background in geology, mining, environment and operations in PNG will be a valuable addition to the Board.”

Leggo has undertaken and managed extensive mineral exploration throughout most countries of the Asia-Pacific region, including PNG. 

His most recent executive position was based in PNG as CEO of PNG Energy Developments Limited (an Origin Energy and PNGSDP joint venture) undertaking a major hydropower feasibility study in the Gulf Province of PNG.

As general manager of Minerals Exploration and Development with CSR, Michael led the team which discovered three major mineral deposits in Australia and Indonesia (Granny Smith Au, Osborne Cu-Au, Lerokis-Kali Kuning Cu-Au), all placed in production by the purchasers of CSR’s mineral interests. 

Other senior management and executive roles have been with AMAX, Boral and a number of small mining companies.