Australian mining exploration company Metalicity Limited announced the appointment of Dr Andrew Scogings from CSA Global as an expert in the field of industrial minerals exploration, mining and marketing, including Lithium and Graphite minerals.
“Dr Andrew Scogings is a highly experienced geologist, with expert knowledge of industrial mineral exploration, mining and processing, product development, market applications and commercialisation processes, where he has undertaken technical evaluation of exploration and acquisition targets, geological modelling and resource estimation,” the company said in statement to the ASX.
“During his time with CSA Global, Dr Andrew Scogings has undertaken project management and technical advice for a diverse range of industrial minerals exploration and mining projects including lithium, graphite, chromite, potash, mineral sands, silica, and REE in Australia, Africa, Greenland, Indonesia, and Norway.”
Mr Scogings professional biography also lists his reviews of global drilling grade barite and natural graphite supply, demand, markets and trends for Industrial Minerals Research, UK; as well as publication of numerous technical articles in Industrial Minerals Magazine, SME Mining Engineering, Geobulletin, AIG News and AusMM Bulletin.
He also co-authored various papers in the lithium and graphite industry including “Unusual Spodumene Pegmatites from the Late Kibaran of southern Natal, South Africa” in 1994.
Dr Scogings – who is a Registered Professional Geologist specialising in industrial minerals – will initially be undertaking technical evaluation of exploration and acquisition targets within the company’s South Pilgangoora Lithium Project and Munglinup North Graphite Project.
According to Metalicity, he will also be supporting the exploration and development efforts of the company’s team for these projects over the coming months.