He has experience in the areas of exploration and mine geology, open pit and underground mining operations, resource/reserve estimations, feasibility studies, mine project development and mine management.
During this time, his experience has covered a wide range of commodities including base metals, gold, iron ore, tantalum and industrial minerals.
Hall also runs his own geological consultancy and brings valuable experience to the company as it completes the Definitive Feasibility Study for its flagship Castle Hill and Red Dam gold projects in Western Australia's Goldfields and manages the transition through project development to production.
The company recently extended mineralisation at its Castle Hill Stage 2 deposit in Western Australia to the north, east and at depth after completing the second phase of drilling and assaying.
An independently verified Resource update is expected in the current Quarter.
Phoenix remains fully funded for its activities beyond the investment decision with $20 million in cash as of 31 March 2013.
The cash represents just under half its current market capitalisation of $42.05 million.
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