EXCLUSIVE: WAYNE McCRAE ON THE FUTURE OF CUDECO
Written on the 31 August 2010
CUDECO chairman Wayne McCrae (pictured) is an enigma in corporate Australia, a cowboy-styled figure crafted from the old school. He is also at the helm of a cap $650 million mining company. Tough as nails, he miraculously survived a chopper crash in 1992 when flying near his Rocklands copper project at Cloncurry near Mt Isa.
Robertson’s department has given no indication on when that might be and did not respond to requests from Gold Coast Business News to shed light on the issue.
"I had a drilling rig out there at the time that wasn’t supposed to be there. I had just sold my passenger Kevin Maloney (now of Universal Resources) a copper mine half way between Mt Isa and Cloncurry in the middle of nowhere.
SEVEN YEARS IN AFRICA