Compass Resources | Base Metal
Copper; Cobalt; Nickel;
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About Us

Compass Resources Limited is an Australian exploration, mining and minerals processing company focused on the Rum Jungle mineral field near the township of Batchelor, Northern Territory Australia.

Exploration Tenements

Exploration of the 51 mining tenements held by the Company, covering 250 km2a.

Browns Operation

Re-start of the Browns Oxide Project, and Development of the Browns Sulphide Project. Projects are underpinned by JORC compliant resources containing lead, copper, cobalt, nickel and zinc.

Plant Facilities

A hydrometallurgical processing plant was constructed in 2007-2008 for the Browns Oxide Resource. The plant includes milling, leaching, solvent extraction and electrowinning, with a nominal feed capacity of 1.3 Mt/a, and a production capacity of 10,000 t/a copper cathode.

Processing Plant

The Compass Browns project site is located near the town of Batchelor. A hydrometallurgical plant was operated in 2008, and produced LME Grade A copper cathode. Since 2009, the plant has been on care and maintenance. The site has an approved mining lease, and water discharge licence. All environmental and operating conditions have been met to date.


Mr. John Allen has been re-designated as Deputy Chairman of the Board ector of Compass Resources Limited since June 28, 2012. Mr Allen is an expert in providing strategic advice on joint ventures and strategic alliances, mergers and acquisitions, equity, hybrid and debt raising and complex commercial transactions in Australia and Asia. Mr Allen was a partner in Allen, Allen & Hemsley Lawyers for 16 years and has been a director and chairman of a number of private companies.


Joined Deutsche Bank in 2013 with 14 years of industry experience. Prior to joining, Ben was a Director and Head of Real Asset Advisory at Gamma Finance. Previously, he was a Director for the New Business group at UBS. Before, he served as a portfolio manager and senior investment analyst at Nedgroup Investment Advisors, as a hedge fund analyst at HSBC Investment Bank and as an analyst at Goldman Sachs. Ben started his career as an analyst for UK Equities Control at Morgan Stanley



Compass actively engages with the local community near Batchelor. Through open communication, and working together, we gain a better understand of the expectations, challenges and opportunities that were created through the development and operation of our projects.

Contact Us

Please submit your inquiries about Compass Resources Limited here. Thank you!

Darwin Office


5 Bishop Street, Woolner, Darwin NT 0820

Contact Person:

Greg Molloy


+61 8 8923 6800


Mining Site


Old Rum Jungle Road, Batchelor NT 0845

Sydney Office


Suite 2, Level 8, 54 Miller Street, North Sydney NSW 2060


+61 2 9239 9004


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