General Manager / Kalgoorlie Consolidated Gold Mines
Ben Wessely has been in the mining and metal processing industry for over 30 years. He joined Newmont Goldcorp as mine optimisation manager at the Merian mine in Suriname in July 2017 and was appointed general manager of Kalgoorlie Consolidated Gold Mines Joint Venture (KCGM) in December 2019. KCGM, a joint venture between Saracen and Newmont, owns & operates the Kalgoorlie Super Pit. Mr Wessely moved to the Boddington gold mine in WA as senior manager of mining in December 2017. Mr Wessely has held technical and operational roles in bauxite, aluminium, coal, iron ore, manganese and gold.