MNN Awards: Walta's new approach for mining sector takes shape in New Century

A DODGY Chinese restaurant in Johannesburg was the setting for a loose plan hatched out of frustration around 10 years ago that’s ultimately resulted in New Century Resources, the budding zinc major currently capitalised at about A$700 million.

MNN Awards: Walta's new approach for mining sector takes shape in New Century MNN Awards: Walta's new approach for mining sector takes shape in New Century MNN Awards: Walta's new approach for mining sector takes shape in New Century MNN Awards: Walta's new approach for mining sector takes shape in New Century MNN Awards: Walta's new approach for mining sector takes shape in New Century

Patrick Walta at Century.

As the 35 year old youthful-looking CEO Patrick Walta tells it today, he and John Carr - general manager business development at New Century - were on break in South Africa after eight weeks working