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Webinar: Designing cost-effective and high value-add projects

This is the third installment in our series where we investigate the changing landscape of minerals processing projects through a project lifecycle.

Date: Tuesday 29 September 2020

Time: 11.00 am – 12.00 pm AEST

Presenters:

  • Ron Douglas, Executive Vice President, Project Delivery, Ausenco
  • Matt Pyle, Global Technical Solutions Director, Ausenco
  • David Bainbrigge, APAC Africa Engineering Director , Ausenco

Cost:

AusIMM Member – Free

Non Member – $20.00

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Please note: Registrants who cannot join the webinar at the scheduled time will receive a link to the recording to watch at a later time convenient to them.

Webinar Overview

This joint webinar with AusIMM is the third installment of our series where we investigate the changing landscape of minerals processing projects through a project lifecycle.

Our first two webinars provided context to the series and outlined the importance of good studies to clearly define the value opportunity. This webinar focuses on the design of projects; our experts will explain how good designs capture and enhance the value identified in studies while enabling successful construction execution.

Topics include:

  • The changing approach to design and the impact on project costs
  • Designs for cost-effective projects
  • How design schedules and vendor data affect outcomes

If you would like to receive information on the upcoming webinars in the series, register your interest through Ausenco.

If you missed the first two webinars in our series, watch the recordings here:

Presenters

Ron Douglas, Executive Vice President, Project Delivery, Ausenco

Ron has 35+ years’ experience in project delivery and resources sector management, globally. Ron’s extensive experience on various owners’ teams for major projects supports Ausenco’s approach and processes and the delivery of successful projects for Ausenco’s clients, people, the local communities, and business.

Ron’s previous roles have included Global Head of Projects and Technology for Orica Limited; Executive General Manager Projects and Studies for Newcrest Limited; CEO of Australian Solomons Gold; Managing Director for Anglesey Aluminum Metal Ltd (part of Rio Tinto); and General Manager for Rio Tinto, leading the Comalco Aluminum Refinery and Port Waratah Coal Terminal projects.

Matt Pyle, Global Technical Solutions Director, Ausenco

Matt has extensive experience in the design, operation and optimisation of minerals, base metal and precious metal processing plants. His experience spans all project stages from testwork management, concept level designs, and due diligence through to detailed design, commissioning, operations and optimisation. His core interests include novel technologies and flowsheets, bulk and particle sorting, coarse particle flotation, high capacity tailings filtration and ‘mine of the future’ approaches to process control, automation and continuous improvement. 

 

 

David Bainbrigge, APAC Africa Engineering Director , Ausenco

David’s experience in the resources sector includes all phases of project development across Australia, Asia, South America, and Eastern Europe, predominantly focussed on copper, gold, mineral sands, and coal.  Having originally joined Ausenco as a process engineer, he spent time in senior and lead roles before moving into engineering management. He has successfully led design teams on projects ranging from boutique gold projects through to large scale copper concentrators and optimised projects from pit to port.  His direction and leadership of the engineering function in the region supports the delivery of specific value for clients and the delivery of safe, fit for purpose outcomes. Throughout his career, David has led engineering teams to collaborate with and successfully deliver outcomes for clients including BHP, Glencore, Hudbay, Oceanagold, Rio Tinto, and Saggittarius.

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