Exploration, including ore genesis, geology, geochemistry, petrology and
Geostatistics and ore reserve estimation, covering geophysical
techniques and geostatistics for ore reserve estimation.
characterisation, including classification, mineralogical and petrological and
geometallurgy at regional, mine and orebody scale.
Mining, including all
aspects from pit design and optimisation to blasting and ore haulage, and
Processing, including crushing, screening, grinding,
beneficiation, dewatering, filtration, tailings disposal, sintering, pelletising
and value adding.
Project development, covering expansion of existing
operations and development of new operations, including regulatory, personnel
and safety issues.
Technical marketing, including market outlook and the
impact of product quality on iron making.
Logistics and utilities, including
rail, port, water and electricity supply.
Equipment and reagent supplies,
Environment, including reduction of emissions, water
conservation and mine rehabilitation/closure.