Exploration, including ore genesis, geology,
geophysics and geochemistry.
Geostatistics and ore reserve estimation
covering geostatistical methods and reporting requirements.
characterisation, including classification, mineralogy, petrology and
geometallurgy at regional, mine and orebody scale.
Mining, including all
aspects from pit design and optimisation to blasting, ore haulage and grade
Processing, including materials handling, crushing,
screening, grinding, beneficiation, dewatering, filtration, tailings disposal,
granulation, sintering, pelletising and value adding.
process control, autonomous vehicles, drones and remote operation.
optimisation and development, including cost reduction and debottlenecking.
Health, safety, environment and community, including regulatory,
environmental, heritage, community, reducing emissions and carbon footprint,
water conservation, mine rehabilitation, mine closure and safety issues.
Technical marketing, including market outlook and the impact of product
quality on iron and steel making.
Logistics and utilities, including road,
rail, shipping, port, pumping, water, gas and electricity supply.
equipment, including development, performance and industry needs.