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Session 6: Optimisation of existing operations

Tuesday, September 10, 2019
10:50 AM - 11:50 AM
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Mr Andrew King
Principal Process Engineer
Consep Pty Ltd

Benefits Realised from Retrofitting a Gravity Gold Recovery Circuit

10:50 AM - 11:10 AM



Andrew has held the position of Principal Process Engineer at Consep Pty Ltd for 15 years. Based in Perth, but travelling worldwide as the role demands, he has established himself as an expert in the design and optimisation of gravity gold recovery circuits.
Mr Brett Ascott
Technical Services Manager

Improving Recovery at the Syama Gold Mine

11:10 AM - 11:30 AM



Brett has 24 years’ experience in mining following obtaining a degree in Geology, a Graduate Diploma in Mining and a Masters in Mining Geomechanics. After working in various geotechnical engineering roles he moved into mine planning and mining technical management roles, working in most states in Australia, Indonesia and Africa. He is currently Resolute’s Technical Services Manager, where he manages a team responsible for providing technical support to the company’s mine sites and corporate studies, exploration and business development teams.
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Mr Paul Petrucci
Senior Metallurgist
Newmont Goldcorp Boddington

Optimising Gold Recovery through Staged Oxygen Addition at Newmont Goldcorp Boddington

11:30 AM - 11:50 AM



Paul graduated from Curtin University with degrees in Chemical Engineering and Applied Chemistry. He has worked in production and plant metallurgy roles in nickel flotation, nickel smelting and copper/gold flotation/leaching. Paul has been at the current incarnation of Boddington since construction and has progressed into a senior project metallurgist role.