Project Overview

Rox Resources (ASX:RXL) is a West Australian focused gold exploration and development Company.  It is 70 per cent owner and operator of the historic Youanmi Gold Project near Mt Magnet, approximately 480 kilometres northeast of Perth, and wholly owns the Mt Fisher Gold project approximately 140 kilometres southeast of Wiluna.

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The Youanmi Project

Youanmi has a Total Mineral Resource of 1,656 koz of contained gold, with potential for further expansion with the integration of existing prospects into the Resource and further drilling.  Youanmi was a high-grade gold mine and produced 667,000oz of gold (at 5.47 g/t Au) before it closed in 1997.  Youanmi is classified as a disturbed site and is on existing mining leases which has significant existing infrastructure to support a return to mining operations.

The Mt Fisher Gold Project

The Mt Fisher Gold Project has a total Measured, Indicated and Inferred gold Mineral Resource of 1.0 million tonnes grading 2.7 g/t gold for 89,000 ounces of gold at a cut-off of 0.8 g/t Au has been estimated at three deposits, Mt Fisher, Damsel and Moray Reef.  Exploration is continuing on the company’s tenements.

Cannon Resources Limited

Rox is in process of spinning off its Fisher East and Collurabbie nickel and base metal assets into a new demerged company, Cannon Resources Limited (“Cannon”).  Rox will retain an 11.4% interest in Cannon upon listing, expected listing date on the ASX is 10 August 2021.

Mr Gregor Bennett, EXPLORATION MANAGER. Rox Resources

Exploration Manager

Mr Gregor Bennett

appointed January 2020

Mr Bennett is an experienced geologist with over 10 years of experience in Archaean gold and nickel exploration.  He has extensive experience in roles spanning all aspects of resource projects including exploration and targeting, discovery and resource development.  Mr Bennett joined the Rox exploration team in 2013 and is now responsible for all exploration activities.

He holds a Bachelor of Science in Geophysics and Geology and is a Member of the Australian Institute of Geoscientists.

Matt Antill, General Manager Operation Rox Resources


Mr Matt Antill

appointed April 2021

Mr. Antill graduated from the University of Queensland in 1990 with Bachelor of Engineering in Mining, holds a WA First Class Mine Manager’s Certificate of Competency and is a fellow of the AusIMM.  He has 30 years of hard rock mining experience over half of which at Mine Manager level in both open pit and underground operations, with juniors and multi-nationals and over a wide range of commodities and mining methods.  He has undertaken leadership roles in several successful operational mining start-ups in Australia and overseas including Sino Iron Project WA, Thunderbox Mine WA, Rapu-Rapu Mine Philippines.  Mr Antill also has experience in the role of Project Manager for underground mining contractor Pybar Mining Services.  More recently Mr Antill oversaw Canadian miner Monument Mining’s Malaysian operations and progressed planning work for their Australian Murchison operations potential, and just prior to joining Rox oversaw narrow vein gold open pit and underground mining activities at Silver Lake Resources Mount Monger Operations.  Mr Antill brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to Rox and in the role will progress scoping and feasibility studies through to completion, as well as implement and oversee commencement of operations in due course.

Chris Hunt , CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER Rox Resources


Mr Chris Hunt

appointed May 2021

Mr Hunt is an experienced finance executive with over 25 years’ experience predominately in the resources and construction industries.  He has held senior finance roles for close to 15 years and has strong experience in feasibility studies, corporate financing, and mining operations.  Mr Hunt’s most recent resources experiences were as the Chief Financial Officer for BC Iron Limited, Crossland Resources Limited, FerrAus Limited and Cliffs Natural Resources.

He holds a Bachelor of Business, is a Fellow CPA, a graduate from the Australian Institute of Company Directors and has completed a Graduate Diploma of Applied Finance from the Securities Institute of Australia.


Non-Executive Director

Mr John Mair

appointed October 2019

Dr Mair is an economic geologist with extensive international experience across technical, managerial and corporate fields.  He holds a PhD in economic geology (UWA) and held the position of post-doctoral research fellow at the Mineral Deposit Research Unit, UBC, Canada.  Dr Mair is the Managing Director of Greenland Minerals Limited.

He has authored numerous papers in leading scientific journals on the geology of gold deposits and he is a member of the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy.

Alex Passmore, Managing Director Rox Resources


Mr Alex Passmore

appointed April 2019

Mr Passmore is a qualified geologist with extensive corporate experience.  He holds a Bachelor of Science degree with First Class Honours in Geology from the University of Western Australia and a Graduate Diploma of Applied Finance from the Securities Institute of Australia.  Mr Passmore is an experienced corporate executive and company director with recent appointments including Managing Director of Cookatoo Iron NL, Non-Executive Director of Aspire Mining Ltd, Non-Executive (and Executive) Director of Equator Resources Ltd/Cobalt One Ltd (which merged with TSX-listed First Cobalt Corp), and CEO of Draig Resources (now Bellevue Gold Ltd).

Stephen Dennis

Non-Executive Chairman

Mr Stephen Dennis

appointed August 2015

Mr Dennis has been actively involved in the mining industry for over 30 years.  He has held senior management positions at MIM Holdings Limited, Minara Resources Limited and Brambles Australia Limited.  Until July 2015, Mr Dennis was the CEO and Managing Director of CBH Resources Limited, the Australian subsidiary of Toho Zinc Co.,Ltd of Japan.

Holding a LLB and a B.Com., Mr Dennis is also currently the Chairman of Heron Resources Limited, Graphex Mining Limited, Cott Oil & Gas Limited and Lead FX.