David Crook

David Crook has been the managing director of Pioneer Resources (formerly Pioneer Nickel) since August 2003. Mr Crook serves in senior exploration and mining operations roles including contract negotiation and management, and corporate evaluations. He was the exploration manager for Heron Resources for 7 years and senior executive officer until December 2003. Mr Crook is a geologist with over 26 years of experience in relevant exploration, mining and management, predominantly within Western Australia. He has investigated nickel sulphide, nickel laterite, gold, and other commodity resources.
Bio last updated 20 Jan 2020

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Positions - Previous

PositionCompanyYearCompany's current rankWA staff
Managing Director
Pioneer Resources
Pioneer Resources
2003 - 202060
Exploration Manager, Senior Executive Officer
Heron Resources
Heron Resources
1997 - 2003

Directors Interests

CompanyDateTransaction typeNumber of sharesPrice per shareTransaction valueNature of change
Pioneer Resources26 Jul 2019Other2,666,400OtherCancellation of securities
Pioneer Resources26 Jul 2019Other1,333,600OtherConversion of securities: 2,666,400 - Performance rights.
Pioneer Resources26 Jul 2019Bought1,333,600OtherConversion of securities
Pioneer Resources03 Dec 2018Issued16,000,000OtherIssue of options
Pioneer Resources03 Dec 2018Issued4,000,000OtherIssue of securities: 4,000,000 - performance rights.As per announcement on 03/12/2018.
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Directors Shareholdings

CompanyDirect sharesIndirect sharesTotal sharesTotal value
Pioneer Resources12,565,76713,949,36726,515,134$318,182

Equity Capital Markets Deals

DateCompanyTransaction TypeTotal Value
27/06/16Pioneer ResourcesPlacement$3.2m>>
22/07/16Pioneer ResourcesShare purchase plan$1.5m>>
18/09/18Pioneer ResourcesPlacement$1,000k>>

Mergers & Acquisitions Deals

AnnouncedBidderTargetTransaction TypeTotal Value
13/03/12KalNorth Gold MinesPioneer ResourcesAsset acquisition$8.0m>>
13/07/16Pioneer ResourcesInternational Lithium CorporationFarm-in agreement$1.6m>>

Total Shareholder Return as at 29/05/20

1 year TSR5 year TSR
282ndEden Innovations19%16%
304thTasman Resources13%8%
405thPioneer Resources-0%-5%
788thGlobal Energy Ventures-70%-34%
799thApollo Minerals-73%-32%
671 WA (and selected non WA) listed companies ranked by 1 year TSR relative to other companies with similar revenue
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Share Transactions

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$0 Other
$0 Bought
Total value as at the date of the transaction
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60th↑Pioneer Resources$10.9m
78th↑Global Energy Ventures$2.6m
79th↑Tasman Resources$2.5m
81st↑Eden Innovations$2.4m
82nd↑Apollo Minerals$2.4m
476 listed resources companies ranked by revenue.
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