March 2017 Luncheon – Minister for Mines – Bill Johnston MLA joins John Welborn – Resolute Mining

Event - March 2017 Luncheon – Minister for Mines – Bill Johnston MLA joins John Welborn – Resolute Mining


Minister to speak at WA Mining Club Luncheon

The Hon Bill Johnston MLA, Minister for Mines and Petroleum has announced he will be speaking at WA Mining Club’s March luncheon, in one of his first speaking engagements as Minister.

The Minister has been an avid supporter of the Club over the years, in particular our Scholarships Program and the Club is delighted that he will be sharing his plans to support the future of mining in the State.

He will be joining Resolute’s Managing Director, John Welborn.

Mining gold to create enduring value

Resolute’s Managing Director, John Welborn is geared up to provide an insightful critique on Resolute’s approach to developing a high performing organisation.  In his presentation to the WA Mining Club, John will share with us achievements and ambitions as well as tackling the harder issues.

  • Resolute’s history – operating mines across Africa and Australia over 25 years and producing 7Moz of gold, Resolute is sharpening its focus on shareholder returns
  • A high performance culture – a key element of the transformation is creating a high performance culture with an emphasis on innovation and excellence
  • Africa’s value – now and future, Resolute is pursuing growth in Africa through an accelerated exploration effort and a strategy of partnering with junior miners
  • Communications and culture – with operations physically divided in Africa and Australia, establishing communications and culture is critical to achieving one vision
  • Underground mining in Africa – mining in Africa isn’t without its challenges, Resolute is currently building the first sublevel cave mine in West Africa to be a showcase of innovation and automation

John Welborn is an experienced senior executive in the resources industry. A former International Rugby Union player, Mr. Welborn was previously the Head of Specialised Lending in Western Australia for Investec Bank. As a Director and Chief Executive, he has been responsible for driving growth in resource companies including Prairie Mining Ltd, Papillion Resources Ltd, and Equatorial Resources Ltd. Joining Resolute in July 2015, Mr Welborn is a champion for responsible and sustainable mining development in West and Central Africa and was named by MiningMx as one of the 100 Most Influential People in Africa’s Mining Industry.

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March 2017 Luncheon – Minister for Mines – Bill Johnston MLA joins John Welborn – Resolute Mining
Thu 30th March 2017
Hyatt Regency Perth, Grand Ballroom
99 Adelaide Terrace Perth
12.00pm to 3.00pm
$100.00 members $150.00 non members, $65.00 students and retired members
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