Joe Ricciardo

Joe Ricciardo was a prominent mining engineer prior to his retirement in April 2016. He led the founding of private company JR Engineering and as managing director, he successfully grew the company into a leading engineering services provider before its sale to a major ASX-listed mining services group in 2001. In 2006, Mr Ricciardo was instrumental in regrouping the former key executives from JR Engineering to establish GR Engineering. He was also a non-executive director of Mineral Resources and was on its board since its public listing in 2006.
Bio last updated 16 Nov 2017

Article Timeline

Positions - Previous

PositionCompanyYearCompany's current rankWA staff
Non-Executive Director
Mineral Resources
Mineral Resources
2006 - 20164
Executive Chair
GR Engineering Services
GR Engineering Services
2006 - 201626

Directors Interests

CompanyDateTransaction typeNumber of sharesPrice per shareTransaction valueNature of change
Mineral Resources06 Sep 2013Sold350,000$11.48$4,019,650On-market trade
GR Engineering Services30 Aug 2012Bought773,578$0.98$758,089On-market trade
Mineral Resources24 Feb 2012Sold400,000$13.16$5,262,120On-market trade
GR Engineering Services15 Dec 2011Sold2,975,000$1.80$5,355,000OtherOn-market trade in accordance with sell down
Mineral Resources06 Dec 2011Sold17,881$12.00$214,572On-market trade
Source: Morningstar

Mergers & Acquisitions Deals

AnnouncedBidderTargetTransaction TypeTotal Value
13/12/13GR Engineering ServicesOceaneering InternationalAcquisition$5.8m>>

Total Shareholder Return as at 31/10/19

1 year TSR5 year TSR
294thNorthern Star Resources13%58%
342ndMineral Resources4%15%
413thWoodside Petroleum-3%1%
777thOM Holdings-63%4%
730 WA (and selected non WA) listed companies ranked by 1 year TSR relative to other companies with similar revenue
Source: Morningstar

Share Transactions

$4.0m Sold
$758k Bought
$5.3m Sold
Total value as at the date of the transaction
Source: Morningstar


3rd-Woodside Petroleum$7,536.1m
4th-Mineral Resources$1,520.1m
5th↑OM Holdings$1,512.4m
6th-Northern Star Resources$1,401.2m
485 listed resources companies ranked by revenue.
Source: Morningstar

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