CSA Global Manager of Mining, Karl Van Olden, Manager of Exploration, Marcus Willson and Manager of Corporate, Graham Jeffress are looking forward to meeting you at the Diggers and Dealers Mining Forum between August 7-9 2017 in Kalgoorlie, Western Australia.
The unofficial gold mining capital of Australia, will showcase relevant experts by listed mining and exploration companies.
Karl Van Olden – Manager-Mining
BSc (Mining), Grad Dip Eng (Mineral Economics), MBA, FAusIMM, MAICD
Karl is a mining engineer with more than 25 years’ experience in planning, development and operations of a diverse range of open pit and underground resource assets across Africa, Asia and Australia. Karl manages the mine engineering team based in our Perth office and maintains global visibility of all engineering-related projects. Karl can assemble teams internationally to provide timely and practical advice from scoping level through to full feasibility studies, due diligence reviews, valuations and operational support. The mining team work closely with our resource team to ensure that good geology translates into effective mine planning and more efficient operations. The synergies created by this collaborative ethos enable our team to produce comprehensive solutions across the business value chain.
Marcus Willson – Exploration Manager
M.Sc. Geology, B.Sc. Geology, MAIG, RPGeo
Marcus has close to 30 years experience in the mineral industry, ranging from early stage exploration activities, exploration management, strategy development and implementation, through to senior corporate management roles. Marcus has specialist expertise in Archaean and Birimian orogenic, intrusion related, and porphyry related gold (with copper), regolith interpretation and geochemistry as well as in litho-tectonic/structural analysis in the context of hydrothermal mineralisation. He uses these skills to deliver integrated, mineral systems-based, geological models and targeting advice. He is a leader with strong analytical and problem solving skills and demonstrated competency for applying advanced techniques to enhance project value delivering an excellent track record of discovery. Marcus’ significant corporate experience provides excellent skills in project risk analysis, ranking and valuation.
Graham Jeffress – Corporate Manager
BSc (Hons) Applied Geology, RPGeo, FAIG, FAusIMM, FSEG, MGSA
Graham is a geologist with more than 28 years’ experience in exploration and management in Australia, PNG and Indonesia. His broad experience across the mining sector underpins CSA Global’s specialist technical corporate services. He is responsible for a coordinating a vast pool of high calibre specialists in Australia and internationally. His role on the Joint Ore Reserves Committee (JORC) ensures he is very well informed in key regulatory matters. Graham manages small and large projects with our clients throughout Africa, the Middle East, Asia, Europe, the Americas, and Australasia. He works collaboratively with our international offices to ensure we get the right skill set for each role, which can be anything from initial high-level fatal flaw checks through comprehensive due diligence to independent technical reporting and valuation of large multiple project mining operations.