about us

directors

steve mcghee

Steve McGhee - Director (IMO)

Steve is a qualified metallurgist and chemist with more than 29 years of experience in the mining industry including operations, engineering and project development.

He has worked for large and small companies throughout Australia and overseas including Brazil, Chile, Malaysia, Mongolia, Romania and the Philippines. His experience has covered awide range of commodities.

dave symons

David Symons - Managing Director (IMO)

With more than 28 years' experience in metallurgy, Dave has worked inmineral processing operations, metallurgical management and metallurgical services. Since 1998 he has been Managing Director of Independent Metallurgical Operations Pty Ltd (IMO).

At IMO he is intimately involved in the day to day operations of Australia's largest metallurgical service company, and many of its clients and projects.

gary johnson

Gary Johnson - Director (Strategic Metallurgy)

A qualified metallurgist, Gary has 30 years experience in the mining industry as a metallurgist, manager, owner, director and managing director of private and ASX & TSX listed companies.

He has held significant positions within Norilsk Nickel, Western Minerals Technologies, Tati Nickel Mining, Dominion Mining, Rossing Uranium, WMC Olympic Dam, and was instrumental in the development of the Activox ® process.