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Nevsun's new path

When Peter Kukielski took over as CEO of Nevsun Resources (CN:NSU) in May, he realized the company was in danger of biting off more than it could chew.

Cameron French in Toronto

Copper > Leader-interviews

Nevsun's new path

When Peter Kukielski took over as CEO of Nevsun Resources (CN:NSU) in May, he realized the company was in danger of biting off more than it could chew.

Cameron French in Toronto

Nevsun's new path

Peter Kukielski: “The first thing that I wanted to change was our approach to the PFS on Timok"

Management was already considering shortening the mine life of its sole producing asset, the Bisha copper-zinc mine in Eritrea, in order to redeploy capital to its star Timok copper-gold project in Serbia. But the company was also facing a tight self-imposed timeline for producing a pre-feasibility study by the fourth quarter of 2017, and working with a mine plan that Kukielski wasn't sure was the best option.