The Board  
Mr. Robert L. Rhodes, Age 59

Independant Non-Executive Chairman (appointed 2006)

Mr. Rhodes has worked within the quarrying/mining and construction industry in Australia for the past 30 years. From January 2013 through to March 2016 Mr. Rhodes was General Manager of Transmin Pty Ltd, a privately owned West Australian manufacturer and international supplier of mining and materials handling equipment. From March 2016 through to August 2016 Mr. Rhodes was appointed as General Manager of Australian and New Zealand for Sany VDM Group, one of the world’s leading construction equipment manufactures.  Mr. Rhodes has held senior management roles with BIS Industries, and international professional services consultancy Coffey International Limited. Mr. Rhodes has worked with many of the major national and international mining and construction companies that operate in Australia. For the five year period from 2006 - 2011 Mr. Rhodes was the Regional General Manager for Komatsu Australia Pty Ltd.

After graduating from Curtin University in 1979 with a Bachelor of Applied Science Degree, Mr. Rhodes spent six years working as an agriculture research scientist. In 1985 Mr. Rhodes joined Boral Quarries Ltd which was the beginning of his career in the quarrying/mining and construction industry. Within this industry he has held roles responsible for marketing, contracts, operations, human resources, regional and general management.

Mr. Rhodes is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Quarrying, a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Management and a member of the West Australian Mining Club.

Mr. Stuart J. Bromley, Age 57

Executive Director / Chief Executive Officer (appointed 2004)

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Mr. Bromley was born in South Africa (Wibank coal fields) and is the seventh generation of his family to be involved in the mining industry. Mr. Bromley, who is qualified in both Civil and Mechanical Engineering, worked in Australia as an engineer until 1982.

Mr. Bromley was then engaged with major Japanese corporations in industrial electronics during the rapid advancement of industrial electronics. In 1989, he established an advisory firm providing extensive international expertise in the areas of global marketing, strategic management and corporate restructuring for organizations in Japan, Russia, Central Asia, Europe and North America. Mr. Bromley has been a negotiator and strategist for Fortune 500 corporations.

Also, from 1995, he has operated as Cultural Attaché and adviser for various communist countries in Central Asia and the Eastern Bloc. In addition, Mr. Bromley is the Secretariat for the PR China Investment Council, and was appointed as Investment Attaché by the Mongolian Government Cabinet between 2002 and 2004. Mr. Bromley has worked in PR China since 1988 and now is a resident in Beijing.

Mr. Bromley oversees CIC Groups strategy and commercialisation of its projects.

Mr. Li Hongguang (Kevin), Age 49

Independant Non-Executive Director (appointed 2006)

Mr. Li is an Attorney at Law in PRC, having graduated from the Northwestern Polytechnic University in the PRC in 1989 and from the China University of Political Science and Law in 1991. Mr. Li acted for the Ministry of Geology and Mineral Resources, China from 1991 to 1998.

In 1993, Mr. Li, in the capacity of visiting scholar, conducted comparison research on Western mining law at the Law School of Boston University, USA. in 1996.
Mr. Li was instrumental in drafting the new Mineral Law of PRC. Mr. Li was appointed as a director of Headman Consultants in August 1998 and has been providing legal consulting to many international mining companies.

Mr. Li provides guidance to the Company on mining issues and mining industry relationships within China.