Said’s extensive Kazakhstan contact network within private and public sectors combined with international practice and experience enables Aurora Minerals Group to develop successfully.READ MORE
Said Sultanov, graduated from University College London (UCL) with a degree in Economics.
He started his working career in Brendan Wood International First Intelligence in Toronto, where he got the experience in analysis of capital markets, financial institution relationships with industrial sectors of Canada. He used his experience and knowledge as the Regional Director of “Stans Energy Corp” Canadian junior mining company. He participated in transaction of initial public offering on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX-V). Among other things, while in Canada, Said was the Executive Producer of a full feature - film called “Burning Daylight” based on story by Jack London.
Later as the Deputy Head of “Kazgeoinform”, Kazakhstan’s geological information department of the Committee of Geology and Subsoil Use of the Ministry of Industry and New Technologies, he was the project initiator and manager of GIS system “imap.geology.gov.kz”. Besides that, he was the initial speaker and project manager for the adaptation of international reporting standards for mineral reserves according to CRIRSCO.
The past two years have been spent as General Director of «KazGeotech» joint project of state-owned exploration company “Kazgeology” and “Geotech Ltd” Canadian airborne geophysical survey. KazGeotech imported Cessna 208b Caravan aircraft into Kazakhstan and performed more than 50 000 line km of fixed wing aircraft airborne surveys and more than 5500 line km of Electromagnetic helicopter surveys.
KazGeotech conducted airborne surveys in Kazakhstan for clients which included “Korgantas” (Rio Tinto), Iluka Exploration Kazakhstan, Kazzinc, Kazgeology, Committee of geology and subsoil use of Ministry of Investment and Development.
Said’s extensive Kazakhstan contact network within private and public sectors combined with international practice and experience enables Aurora Minerals Group to develop successfully.
Kaisar Kozhamuratov, experienced manager in mining business sphere with the background in “Committee of geology and subsoil use” and “National exploration company “Kazgeology” JSC.READ MORE
Kaisar Kozhamuratov, experienced manager in mining business sphere with the background in “Committee of geology and subsoil use” and “National exploration company “Kazgeology” JSC.
During the last two years Kaisar Kozhamuratov as part of Ministry of Investment and Development team has closed very important exploration deals with such companies as Rio Tinto, Iluka Resoirces Limited, Korea Resources Corporation and Ulmus Fund. Around 40 million US dollar of initial investments were attracted to exploration sector of Kazakhstan.
Kaisar Kozhamuratov actively participated in the reforms conducted by Ministry of Investment and Development in the subsoil use sphere of Kazakhstan.
The contact network Kent has in Australia enables Aurora to leverage both Kazakh and Australian experience to give our clients the best outcomes.READ MORE
Kent Balas was born in Melbourne, Australia. He completed his Bachelor of Science (Geology) at the University of Melbourne. He gained experience working in coal seam gas (CSG) and Iron ore exploration, before working on mineral sands and base metal projects as part of the project generation group for Iluka Resources.
The past 2 years have been spent taking the Iluka Resources project in Kazakhstan from a conceptual stage to a large multi-million dollar Greenfields exploration project, with Iluka establishing offices in Astana and Almaty. Kent specialises in project generation and deposit assessment and has experience with the Australian JORC classification system.
The contact network Kent has in Australia enables Aurora to leverage both Kazakh and Australian experience to give our clients the best outcomes.
During work in the Committee for Geology and Subsoil Use of the Ministry of Industry and New Technologies of the Republic of Kazakhstan he took part on realization of Eurasian Geoportal project.READ MORE
Damir Kyzyr got his bachelor’s degree in Petroleum Engineering from Kazakh National Technical University named after K.I. Satpayev in Almaty. Then through Presidential scholarship “Bolashak” he completed education at University of Alberta and got MEng in Petroleum Engineering.
He started his working career in “Kazgeoinform” Republic’s Geological Information Centre of the Committee for Geology and Subsoil Use of the Ministry of Industry and New Technologies of the Republic of Kazakhstan, he was involved in Implementation of EITI Standards.
During work in the Committee for Geology and Subsoil Use of the Ministry of Industry and New Technologies of the Republic of Kazakhstan he took part on realization of Eurasian Geoportal project. Gained experience and knowledge lead him to the Office of the Prime Minister where his responsibilities included supervision and analysis of geological industry.
His desire to develop brought him to the Department of Subsoil Use of the Ministry of Investment and Development, where he worked on development of investment cooperation in the sphere of subsoil use. In addition, he was closely involved on preparation of the Concept of the Mining Code of Kazakhstan.
Leading expert with twenty years of experience in government and private sectors in geological sphere.READ MORE
Assan Darayev – a leading expert with twenty years experience in government and private sectors in geological sphere.
He graduated the Kazakh National Technical University on a specialty "Geological survey, searching and exploration", and the Institute of Estimation.
From 2007 to 2012 he was an active Member of the State Commission for Mineral Reserves of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
In 2011 he was appointed Head of the Department of Information on Subsoil of Committee of Geology and subsoil of the Ministry of Industry and New Technologies of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
In 2014 he was appointed Director of the Department of Design and prospective development at JSC "National Geological Prospecting Company" Kazgeology".
Since 2015 is a member of the international professional association of Australian Institute of Geoscientists (AIG).
Assan awarded signs "Excellence in searching for mineral resources" and "Honorary Prospector" and awarded certificates of appreciation from the Chairman of the Committee of Geology and Subsoil of the Republic of Kazakhstan and the Chairman of the Board of JSC "Kazgeologiya".
He passed training courses in the Indian Institute of Remote Sensing (IRS), US Department of Commerce, UIB Business School, as well as manual «Micromine» rates, «ArcGis» in Kazakhstan.
His articles has published in the journal "Geology and protection of mineral resources" and a number of collections of scientific seminars.