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Key Partners

MinRizon maintains close working relationships with key individuals and organisations having specific areas of knowledge and technology pertinent to MinRizon’s business activities. Two such relationships comprise:

Allon Brent – Iron Ore Marketing

Allon has over 35 years of experience in the international minerals and metallurgical industries, having held senior management roles in Marketing, Technology/ R&D, Business Development and Operations. Allon Retired as Iron Ore Marketing Manager from BHP Billiton in 2016 and is now the Principal of Perth-based consultancy, Global Minerals Marketing.

Allon has PhD and MS degrees in Minerals Engineering from the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis, USA and a B Eng from the University of Cape Town, South Africa. He is also a Fellow of the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy.

Neil Goodman – HIsmelt Technology

Neil Goodman is the Managing Director of Smelt Tech Consulting, a Perth based company which has an agreement with the Chinese owners of the HIsmelt technology to licence the HIsmelt technology outside China. He was recently appointed CEO of Appalachian Iron, a US based company that is currently developing a HIsmelt project in West Virginia. 

Previously Neil was the General Manager of Rio Tinto's HIsmelt Corporation, responsible for the design and operation of the commercial scale HIsmelt plants in Western Australia and China. 

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