Brett Matich, a mining expert with over 20 years' experience in the industry, recently joined Cap-Ex Ventures, Ltd., as Director. The Vancouver firm uses his extensive experience in exploration, mining, and capital campaigns in order to exploit new iron ore sources in Quebec's Labrador Trough. Brett Matich has successfully explored mining projects around the globe. He has also negotiated exclusive deals with buyers from China and Japan.
Since 1999, Brett Matich has participated in the reopening or exploration of five successful mining projects. He oversaw the upgrades of closed mines on Koolan Island off the coast of Western Australia, and in the Western Australia areas of Pilbara and Wingellina. He consulted on the Cape Lambert iron ore project and initiated the Citronen Zinc project in Greenland, which is funded by Glencore, a well-recognized global mining giant.
Through his work in mining, Brett Matich has demonstrated a keen ability for attracting capital investments in his companies. In 2005, he assisted in the raising of 21 million Australian Dollars (AUD) for Cape Lambert Iron Ore. He vended the Citronen Zinc project that has raised over 50 million AUD, and was Managing Director for Aztec Resources, whose Koolan iron ore project has raised over 280 million AUD. While he has only been with Cap-Ex for one year, Brett Matich has already raised $25 million for the firm.
Brett Matich has a proven track record of negotiating with Asian firms. He helped Aztec Resources arrange exportation deals with China and Japan. While Matich was Managing Director at Fox Resources, Ltd., he negotiated an arrangement with the Jinchuan Group from China. He was also responsible for the Cape Lambert Iron Ore project that was purchased by the China Metallurgical Group for $400 Million AUD.
In his move to Cap-Ex, Brett Matich joined and within a year built one of Canada's most successful exploration companies. Cap-Ex Ventures was ranked the number-three mining company on the Toronto Stock Exchange's 2012 TSX Venture 50 list. Matich has overseen the exploration of Block 103 in the Labrador Trough.
Brett Matich is a native of Australia but recently obtained permanent residency in Canada.