PERTH, WESTERN AUSTRALIA – October 11, 2022 – CSA Global (an ERM Group company) is pleased to welcome Principal Consultant Khairulla Aben, Principal Consultant-Resource Geology, Maree Angus and Principal Consultant-Data, Ibo Mango in Australia.
Dr Khairulla Aben is a professional engineer who has worked on mining studies, due diligence, and expert opinion reports. He adds considerable open pit and underground capabilities to the team and has completed multiple projects and studies across Canada and Kazakhstan.
Manager-Mining (APAC) Howard Simpson stated: “Khairulla migrated from Kazakhstan to Perth, Australia, and we are excited to have him based locally. He was recently employed by the Eurasian Resources Group, where he was responsible for implementing the mine planning practices in the underground mines, including developing mining procedures and instructions.”
Khairulla has strong commodity expertise in gold, copper, iron, zinc, and tungsten, amongst other commodities and possesses considerable expertise in design, planning, scheduling of mine operations, and economic evaluation. His extensive technical background is a significant value enabler to the CSA Global client base.
He has previously been an independent advisor of the State Committee for Reserves of Kazakhstan. In 2018, he received the “Miner’s Glory” award from the Government of Kazakhstan for his dedication and input into the country’s mining industry. Khairulla has published several publications on mining engineering in Australia, the USA, Russia, Ukraine, Romania, Belarus and Kazakhstan.
Maree Angus is a professional geologist who joins the Brisbane team and has more than 25 years’ experience in the mining industry. Her primary areas of expertise include 3D geological modelling, QA/QC, technical data collection protocols, geostatistical analysis, resource estimation, grade control reconciliation and resource project management.
She was most recently employed as principal geologist with an international mining consultancy, gaining experience across all aspects of resource estimation. Her expertise has been developed across various deposit styles, including high and low-sulphidation epithermal deposits, porphyry deposits, volcanogenic massive sulphide deposits, skarns, and sediment-hosted copper deposits.
“Her broad resource estimation and geological knowledge are complemented by her strong operational background, which has led to the provision of practical solutions for our clients. Maree will be instrumental in helping to solve our client’s resource estimation and mining challenges,” stated Brisbane based Manager-Resources (APAC), Aaron Meakin.
She has contributed to scoping, pre-feasibility and feasibility level mining studies, and due diligence assignments across various commodities, including zinc, iron, tin, nickel, copper, gold, and PGE’s. Maree has worked extensively across Australia, Chile, Egypt, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, and Mexico.
Ibo Mango is a data specialist with a broad range of experience in geological data management solutions, information systems and information technology and will work out of CSA Global’s office in Brisbane.
He was previously a principal with Micromine, responsible for GeoBank product development, database project management and data analysis.
Manager-Data (APAC) Danielle Taylor stated: “We are excited to welcome Ibo to the data team as he brings significant experience in innovative automation and analytical techniques allowing us to extract more valuable information from our client’s data where he will be responsible for configuring, auditing, and maintaining exploration and geological databases.”
Ibo has contributed to the development of ACARP’s Coal Log borehole logging standard. He has substantial experience across many commodities, including base metals, coal, copper, deep sea sulfides, gold, graphite, iron ore, lead, lithium, and zinc in Australia and internationally.
CSA Global, Business Unit Managing Partner Aaron Green commented on the appointments: “Khairulla, Maree and Ibo expand the depth and breadth of our principal consulting team across mining, resource geology and data management. Their industry expertise adds to our capacity to service our clients globally and to generate further value across the mining industry. I’m excited to see that they have already hit the ground running, adding their extensive expertise to current projects.”
CSA Global is a leading provider of consulting services to the global minerals industry and specialises in corporate, mining, resources, geometallurgy, geoscience, exploration, technology and data and water services. CSA Global has been delivering trusted technical services, training and independent advice to public and private mining companies, governments, industry associations, financial and legal groups globally for more than 35 years. CSA Global is a member of the ERM group of companies, a global provider of sustainability advisory services, including environmental, health, safety, risk, and social consulting. CSA Global and ERM work collaboratively on projects with a view to better support the evolving needs of our clients to help them operate more sustainably.
Magda Fimmano | Marketing and Communications Manager | CSA Global Pty Ltd
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