TKM is exploring its flagship, Kroussou Zinc-Lead Project in Gabon, building a genuine globally significant open-pit opportunity.
The Company continues to deliver results from the Project that demonstrate the potential for multiple, very large, from/near surface zinc-lead orebodies in a safe, stable African jurisdiction with a Government very keen to see new Projects developed in country.
Mr Bittar has over 15 years in investment banking and resource sector experience in Australia and overseas – Bankers Trust, Baring Brothers Burrows and Morgan Stanley.
He has extensive experience in M&A’s, capital markets and strategic advisory across a range of sectors He Chairs Millennium Minerals Limited and is a Non-Executive Director of Horizon Oil Limited and ECM Limited.
Bradley Drabsch – Managing Director
Brad is an Exploration Geologist and has over 18 years’ experience, having previously worked as Exploration Manager for Doray Minerals Limited, Montezuma Mining Company Limited and Duketon Mining Limited and in key exploration roles for Independence Group NL and Ivanhoe Mines. Brad has experience in gold, base metals, iron ore, and rare earth metals exploration.
What is your rationale for attending 121 Mining Investment?
Trek is seeking to awaken the market to the potential that the Kroussou Project offers.
Trek is open to the prospect of partnerships to assist with the exploration and development of this potentially globally significant, open-pit, multi-deposit opportunity.
What recent news would you like to highlight to investors attending?
06 Sep 2018 – High Grade Zinc at Kroussou
28 Aug 2018 – Kroussou Emerging as a Major New Zinc-Lead Province
19 Jul 2018 – Investor Presentation
10 Jul 2018 – Kroussou Project Drilling Progressing Well
What are your key goals for the next 3, 6 and 12 months?
Consolidate and interpret results from the recently completed drilling programme – results pending.
Investigate the potential for near term cash flow via a small pod of high grade, potential DSO zinc-lead ore at surface.
Planning for a large scale resource drill out at our main prospect area of Dikaki.
Continue to scope out the potential at several regional exploration targets including – Bouambo South and Niambokamba.
Complete the next phase of drilling and present the market with a significant, large tonnage, open-pit resource at Dikaki and have scoped out the regional targets.
What do you see as the key risks and challenges facing your company at the moment and how are you overcoming these?
Country Risk (Emerging Economy) – Relationship development with Government and key stakeholders in country.
Market/Capital Risk – Fluctuating markets makes raising capital difficult. Monitoring market conditions is the only thing that can be done. Requires taking advantage of funding opportunities as they present themselves.
Environmental Risk – Operating in equatorial environments presents challenges with access during the wet season, can be overcome with engineering but costs money.
In a sentence, what do you think makes your company such a compelling investment?
There are very few true, potentially very large scale genuine open pit zinc-lead opportunities left in the World, at Kroussou, Trek has a very real chance of delivering a globally significant, open pit, zinc lead project.