OUR TEAM – AUSTRALIA, BRISBANE

Dr. Frank Leschhorn
Managing Director

Dr.-Ing. (PhD), Dipl.-Ing. (Master of Science in Mining Engineering), MAusIMM, MGermanGDMB (Gesellschaft für Bergbau, Metallurgie, Rohstoff- und Umwelttechnik - German Mining & Metallurgy Society)

Frank Leschhorn is a graduate of the German Technical University Clausthal (1975) and received his PhD in Mining Economics from the same university in 1980. He brings over 30 years of expertise in the international resources industry with coal, gold and metal mining having worked in directorship and executive positions with:

  • Peabody Coal (voluntary in 1972), USA
  • Consolidated Coal (voluntary in 1990), USA
  • BASF Group, Germany
  • RAG (formerly Ruhrkohle AG), Germany
  • RAG Australia Coal Pty Ltd, Australia
  • Deutsche Rohstoff Australia Pty Ltd, Australia
  • RE GmbH/RWE Power International AG, Australia

His experience extends to:

  • brown coal (lignite) mining, as well as iron ore, potash, fluorspar and metal mining
  • underground roadway development and shaft sinking technologies
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