IMX Resources, which also owns 25.65 per cent of Uranex, has appointed a former Parastatal Sector Reform Commission (PSRC) official as its country manager stationed in Dar es Salaam.
The manager, Mr Heavenlight Edward Kavishe, held various government agencies post including the National Development Corporation (NDC) and the Presidential Parastatal Reform Commission (PSRC).
According to the company's press release, Mr Kavishe will be responsible for general administration at IMX's offices and will work closely with government authorities and industry stakeholders plus activities in community relations, regulatory and legal compliance.
Mr Kavishe, who was born and raised in the country, has lived, studied and worked in Bulgaria, the United Kingdom, Japan, Canada and the United States. He holds degrees in Engineering and Business Administration and postgraduate qualifications in business administration, project management, privatization and utility regulation.
IMX Group Managing Director Neil Meadows commented: "Kavishe's appointment enhances our in-house capability and better positions the company to manage the development of the Ntaka Hill Nickel Sulphide Project and to execute our growth strategy."
IMX Resources Limited is an Australia-based mining firm involved in base and precious metals exploration. It is duallisted on the Australian and Toronto stock exchanges, with exploration projects located in Australia, Africa and North America.
In Tanzania, IMX owns and operates the highly prospective Nachingwea Exploration Project, which includes the potentially world-class Ntaka Hill Nickel Sulphide project.
Nachingwea is highly prospective for nickel and copper sulphide, gold and graphite mineralisation. The Ntaka Hill Nickel Sulphide Project is one of the world's best undeveloped nickel sulphide projects and has the potential to produce a very clean, high quality premium nickel concentrate.
It also owns a quarter of Uranex, which is a dedicated uranium exploration company, which is developing the Mkuju Uranium project in Namtumbo District, Ruvuma Region.