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Mining veteran Geoff Wedlock pursues manganese dream


GEOFF Wedlock knows better than most how to succeed in the iron ore sector, and Pallinghurst chairman Brian Gilbertson is counting on his 40-year history in the industry to drive ambitious expansion plans.

Mr Wedlock, chairman of Jupiter Mines, began his career in the steel industry with BHP at Wollongong before going to Western Australia to work for the company’s iron ore division.

“Iron ore always has a market and it is a business which I’ve always found interesting,” he said.

He worked his way up the ranks to head BHP Iron Ore, so it is no surprise Mr Gilbertson was keen to put him at the helm [Read More]