Xenith Named 2018 Australia’s Mining Monthly Mining Consultant of the Year

Xenith has been named 2018 Mining Consultant of the Year thanks to the efforts of their Hunter Valley Office Manager, David Lennard. The judging panel cited that it was David’s efforts to not only work as a consultant but to also provide training and mentoring to clients and colleagues that stood out.

Xenith’s Managing Director, Ken Hill has said “Xenith are pleased to have won this award, the recognition of Xenith’s ability to work with our clients and partners to generate successful outcomes is hugely rewarding. We thank Dave for his significant contributions to building the Xenith brand and delivering value to our clients”.

Through David’s leadership, Xenith have been delivering outstanding value to clients including Yancoal, Glencore, Batchfire and Bengalla Mining Company. David has repeatedly demonstrated his ability to significantly increase the value of client projects over his years in the industry.

To support this nomination clients provided the following endorsements:

“Dave has provided Yancoal with mining engineering support over the past two years including playing a major role in Yancoal’s acquisition of Rio Tinto’s Hunter Valley Assets in 2017. Dave’s greatest assets include his professional approach to technical tasks and problem-solving and his outstanding focus on customer service.” – Jeffrey Torkington, Chief Mining Engineer, Yancoal Australia Ltd.

“David played a pivotal role in Batchfire’s purchase of Callide Mine. As a trusted advisor, David formed an independent view of the project, generated multiple development options for economic modelling and was extensively involved in the due diligence of the asset. David presented the new operating strategy to prospective investors, their due diligence teams and key external stakeholders, successfully delivering a credible and robust business case. This work contributed to Batchfire securing the $100 million of capital investment required to purchase Callide Mine. Since the purchase, David has continued to be involved in the implementation of the new operating strategy.” – Edek Choros, Executive Director, Batchfire Resources.

Xenith Consulting is a leading supplier of professional services to the mining, infrastructure, energy and environment industries. We provide mining, engineering, environment and project management services to our clients and operate globally with active operations in Australia, Africa and Asia. Xenith deliver an integrated approach which brings together the right project expertise across our markets, services and geographies to generate outstanding outcomes for our clients.

Source: AMM Website