John Kirakar

John Kirakar is a Papua New Guinean geologist with 34 years of professional experience and worked in all regions of PNG since 1981, including several field periods in Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia, Solomon Islands and Vanuatu. He has extensive and varied mineral exploration experience with epithermal gold-silver, porphyry copper-gold-molybdenum, copper-zinc-lead-silver-gold skarns, nickel-Cobalt, and Coal and Platinum-rich PGM mineral deposit types and has worked throughout PNG for companies with Esso, City Resources, CRA Exploration, Elders Resources, Annapurna, Dolerite Mining, Highlands Gold, Highlands Pacific, Ok Tedi Mining, New Guinea Gold Corp, Cybele Resources, Papuan Precious Metals, Newcrest Mining, Pacific Mining Partners, Frontier Resources and Quintessential Resources. Mr Kirakar is a member of the Australian Institute of Geoscientists. He is able to do research, generate and prioritize mineral exploration targets, collate & submit exploration tenements for new areas, and engage in outstanding public relation work with customary landowners in their respective mineral project areas.
Bio last updated 16 Feb 2019

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Total Shareholder Return as at 31/01/19

1 year TSR5 year TSR
317thVital Metals-10%-26%
422ndBBX Minerals-27%40%
475thFrontier Resources-34%-34%
736thBlaze International-67%-35%
845thAlderan Resources-92%
726 WA (and selected non WA) listed companies ranked by 1 year TSR relative to other companies with similar revenue
Source: Morningstar


Resident Director, Frontier Copper PNG & Frontier Gold PNG (Non-Executive Director Mar-Aug 2018)
Exploration Director (since 2013)
Year started and most recent title


322nd↓Frontier Resources$20k
333rd↑BBX Minerals$11k
334th↑Alderan Resources$11k
336th↓Vital Metals$11k
337th↑Blaze International$10k
509 listed resources companies ranked by revenue.
Source: Morningstar

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