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About Black Iron Inc.

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Black Iron is a Canadian iron ore exploration and development company advancing its 100% owned Shymanivske Project located in Krivyi Rih, Ukraine, to production. Matt Simpson joined Black Iron as CEO in 2010 and has led the company from a grassroots story to a development one, overseeing the Company's advancement of the Shymanivske Project to now be near shovel ready.

Project Details

Black Iron has all the key fundamentals for a successful, low-cost project in place.

  • All Major Infrastructure Already In Place
  • Recent Permit Advancements
  • Experienced Management Team
  • Major Ukrainian Currency Depreciation
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Access to Low Cost Highly Skilled Labour

Highly skilled local workforce from city of 650,000 only 8km from site that supports 6 operating mines.

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Existing Infrastructure

Rail & power within 2km of property & access to 5 ports 230 to 430km from site.

Management

Matt Simpson

CEO

Former General Manager, Mining for Rio Tinto’s Iron Ore Company of Canada; Worked for Hatch designing global metallurgical refineries.

Michael Spektor

President

Former CEO of VS Energy International which distributes ~30% of Ukraine’s electricity and owns one of Ukraine’s largest steel mills.

Les Kwasik

Chief Operating Officer

Over 40 years of hands-on experience building and operating mines globally with companies such as with INCO (VALE), Xstrata Columbia delivering disciplined operational successes in the mining industry.

Paul Bozoki

Chief Financial Officer

Former CFO of CD Capital Partners, operating in the Soviet Union & Ukraine.

Nikolay Bayrak

VP Gov’t & Community Relations

Former department head, Ukrainian Ministry of Emergencies and Public Protection; Former MP.

Board Of Directors

Bruce Humphrey

Chairman

Former Chairman of Consolidated Thompson Iron Ore and Chief Operating Officer of Goldcorp.

Matt Simpson

CEO

Former General Manager, Mining for Rio Tinto’s Iron Ore Company of Canada; Worked for Hatch ...

Dave Porter

Director

Former VP for Rio Tinto’s Iron Ore Company of Canada and COO of Algoma Steel.

John Detmold

Director

Chairman & Founder of Invecture Group, S.A. de C.V. which owns Frontera Copper Corporation.

Pierre Pettigrew

Director

Former Canadian Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Trade.

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