Neometals appoint a new COO as lithium production approaches

Neometals {ASX: NMT} appoints Michael Tamlin into the newly created post of Chief Operating Officer.

Tamlin brings a wealth of skills in the key areas required as production at Mt. Marion approaches.

Neometals Ltd {ASX: NMT} is pleased to advise it has significantly strengthened its executive team with the appointment of experienced mining executive Mr Michael Tamlin as Chief Operating Officer.


The appointment into the newly-created role comes at a critical time for the Company, as it prepares for the start of production from its Mt Marion Lithium Mine and its recently commenced Definitive Feasibility Study (“DFS”) for its Lithium Hydroxide Project with co-owner Mineral Resources Ltd.


Mr Tamlin has more than 25 years’ experience in the mining and smelting industry with significant expertise in lithium, tantalum, vanadium, industrial minerals and chemicals. His lithium experience covers the development of the China chemical market and global technical spodumene markets for the Greenbushes Mine, the Zhangjiagang Lithium Carbonate Project and the Rincon Brine Project.


He has a strong track record in maximising commercial performance, developing and implementing strategy and brings experience in the development of both hard rock and brine lithium projects, lithium supply negotiation, lithium markets and management at executive level.


Managing Director Mr Chris Reed said: “We are extremely pleased to welcome Mike to Neometals’ executive team. His commercial and corporate experience, combined with extensive lithium business development experience will be a key asset for the Company as we continue the commercialisation of our ELi Lithium Hydroxide production technology.”