Our People

Key Staff


Ross Moore | Managing Director

Rosco runs the company he owns from the front, pioneering new projects and leading technical jobs on our existing projects.


Daniel Moore | Operations Manager

Dan has a solid operating background with RCL. He is also a qualified electrician but these days he manages RCL’s Reefton based projects.


Dave Stone | Company Engineer

Canadian by birth, Dave has a background in mining engineering and line management in contracting and mining organisations on projects throughout New Zealand.


Jim Foster | Coal Manager

A long term Reefton identity, Jim is vastly experienced in all aspects, of mining, processing and marketing of coal.


John Norgate | Maintenance Scheduler

John has worked in workshop stores roles for many years and has an excellent mining industry knowledge base. He is currently developing skills in maintenance scheduling.


Aimee Thompson | Admin Manager

(Nee Moore) Aimee knows the business intimately having served an apprenticeship on the gear. She now looks after payroll and company admininistration.


Cyril Macdonald | Mine Manager

Cyril has worked on a wide range of projects both in New Zealand and offshore. From an operating and drill and blast background he became a supervisor and mine manager.


Brenden ‘Snow’ Bray / Southland-Otago Projects

Snow led the large Waikaia Gold stripping contract for RCL He has extensive experience with large scale mining and civil projects both in Australia and New Zealand.

Paul (PC)

Paul ‘PC’ Creagh / Workshop Supervisor

Paul is a West Coaster born and bred with wide experience in the forestry and mining industries both in New Zealand overseas. His experience and knowledge in heavy equipment repair and maintenance is hard to match.


Leigh Birchfield / Procurement Officer

A West Coaster born and bred, Leigh has experience in depth with procurement and parts managment gained on several west coast mining projects.



Duncan hails from Scotland and has worked in the US and Australia . He has extensive experience in large NZ gold mines having managed environmental and consenting projects.