Mr. Young is a licenced professional geologist and the CEO of Amur Minerals Corporation. A degreed geological engineer, he has worked extensively throughout the CIS since 1991. With 42 years of experience in the international mineral resources industry, he is well versed in the development of large scale remotely located base metal projects including Amur’s nickel copper sulphide project located in the Far East of Russia. Having held positions in the exploration, development, operating and production sectors of the natural resources industry and well known independent international engineering companies, he has witness several price cycles over the course of his career will provide an operational perspective of the anticipated EV impact on the nickel market.
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Amur Minerals Corporation (AMC) is nickel copper sulphide mineral exploration company focused on the far east of Russia. The company's principal asset is the Kun-Manie sulphide nickel, copper project located in Amur Oblast. Drill defined resources have been identified within five deposits wholly contained within a 36 square kilometre production licence. Engineering work confirms that the mineralisation contains economically recoverable grades that can be mined by both open pit and underground operations, the ore can be processed by classic flotation with the concentrate being suitable for follow on processing and refining. As a late stage exploration project with detailed engineering work being undertake, Kun-Manie represents one of the largest potential sulphide nickel operations in the world which could place it among the top ten nickel producing companies on an annual basis.