about us


steve mcghee

Steve McGhee - Director (IMO)

Steve is a qualified metallurgist and chemist with more than 30 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 a wide range of commodities.

dave symons

David Symons - Managing Director (IMO)

With more than 30 years of experience in metallurgy, Dave has worked in mineral 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.