Michael Dunbar

Michael Dunbar has been active in exploring and developing a broad range of deposit styles and commodities from Nickel Sulphide deposit development, Archaen and Proterozoic Gold, IOCG copper and gold deposits and sandstone hosted uranium deposits. He was involved in the discovery, delineation and development of the +2Moz Thunderbox gold deposit, the discovery and delineation of the Waterloo and Amorac Nickel Sulphide deposits in Western Australia, the delineation of the Munali Nickel Sulphide deposit, the Mirabella Nickel Sulphide deposit, the IOCG - Cloncurry Copper, Gold, Cobalt, Magnetite as well as a number of smaller deposits. Mr Dunbar’s experience includes 4 years with Eagle Mining NL, 6 years with LionOre (now Norilsk Nickel) and 6 years with the Mitchell River group of companies including Albidon, Mirabela Nickel, African Energy, Sally Malay Mining (now Panoramic) and Exco Resources.
Bio last updated 22 Jun 2019

Article Timeline

Positions - Previous

PositionCompanyYearCompany's current rankWA staff
Managing Director (since 2011); (GM 2010-2011)
Gascoyne Resources
Gascoyne Resources
2010 - 201886

Directors Interests

CompanyDateTransaction typeNumber of sharesPrice per shareTransaction valueNature of change
Gascoyne Resources28 Sep 2018Bought20,000$0.30$6,000OtherParticipation in share purchase plan
Gascoyne Resources22 Mar 2017Bought30,000$0.50$15,000OtherParticipation in share purchase plan
Gascoyne Resources16 Dec 2016Issued3,000,000OtherIssue of options
Gascoyne Resources26 Oct 2016Bought2,300,000$0.26$598,000Exercise of options
Gascoyne Resources26 Oct 2016Other2,300,000$0.26$598,000Exercise of options
Source: Morningstar

Directors Shareholdings

CompanyDirect sharesIndirect sharesTotal sharesTotal value
Gascoyne Resources2,500,0002,500,000$97,500

Equity Capital Markets Deals

DateCompanyTransaction TypeTotal Value
22/03/17Gascoyne ResourcesPlacement + share purchase plan$55.0m>>
28/09/18Gascoyne ResourcesPlacement + share purchase plan$24.2m>>
22/11/17Gascoyne ResourcesPlacement$21.5m>>
25/05/16Gascoyne ResourcesPlacement$15.0m>>
15/09/14Gascoyne ResourcesPlacement$5.0m>>

Mergers & Acquisitions Deals

AnnouncedBidderTargetTransaction TypeTotal Value
05/09/14Monument MiningGascoyne ResourcesAsset acquisition$25.1m>>
22/12/16Gascoyne ResourcesAsset acquisition$9.0m>>

Total Shareholder Return as at 31/05/19

1 year TSR5 year TSR
251stInfinity Lithium4%-6%
481stGlobal Energy Ventures-29%-5%
570thSheffield Resources-43%-13%
673rdEden Innovations-58%18%
847thGascoyne Resources-93%-20%
728 WA (and selected non WA) listed companies ranked by 1 year TSR relative to other companies with similar revenue
Source: Morningstar


86th↑Gascoyne Resources$2.0m
97th↑Infinity Lithium$1.4m
98th↑Sheffield Resources$1.4m
101st↑Global Energy Ventures$1.3m
102nd↑Eden Innovations$1.3m
484 listed resources companies ranked by revenue.
Source: Morningstar

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