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.
Black Iron has all the key fundamentals for a successful, low-cost project in place.
Former General Manager, Mining for Rio Tinto’s Iron Ore Company of Canada; Worked for Hatch designing global metallurgical refineries.
Former CEO of VS Energy International which distributes ~30% of Ukraine’s electricity and owns one of Ukraine’s largest steel mills.
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.
Former CFO of CD Capital Partners, operating in the Soviet Union & Ukraine.
Former department head, Ukrainian Ministry of Emergencies and Public Protection; Former MP.
Former Chairman of Consolidated Thompson Iron Ore and Chief Operating Officer of Goldcorp.
Former General Manager, Mining for Rio Tinto’s Iron Ore Company of Canada; Worked for Hatch ...
Former VP for Rio Tinto’s Iron Ore Company of Canada and COO of Algoma Steel.
Chairman & Founder of Invecture Group, S.A. de C.V. which owns Frontera Copper Corporation.
Former Canadian Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Trade.
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