PERTH, WESTERN AUSTRALIA – December 14, 2022 – CSA Global (an ERM Group company) is pleased to welcome Principal Consultant and Mineral Processing Engineer Richard Wagner to its Toronto team in Canada.
Richard has 40 year’s combined industry and consulting experience in operations, auditing, and laboratory testing services.
Partner-Canada, Nigel Fung stated: “Richard joins CSA Global at a critical time as we commence our growth in the metallurgy arena. Richard will be integral in assisting our client base in the areas of Sustainable Flowsheet Development for Metals Recovery, Water Recycle and Tailings Optimization. He will also provide our clients with expertise in mineral processing process plant audits and optimization.
Richard, who fills a critical service gap, will be supported by Nahid Molaei, a Toronto-based mineral processing engineer who joined the CSA Global team earlier in May.
His geometallurgy, mineral processing and environmental skills are a welcome addition to the broader ERM group. In his role, Richard will carry out tasks critical to geometallurgy, mineral recovery and sustainable flowsheet development to enhance value and maximize water and tailings reuse, said Nigel.
Prior to commencing with CSA Global, Richard spent 33 years in a testing capacity with SGS Canada in Lakefield, Ontario and nine years in production operations in Timmins. Richard was responsible for the provision of bench, pilot testing and sales support on various precious metals, critical minerals and industrial mineral projects. In operations, he worked in multiple roles in a gold-silver-copper concentrator with crushing, grinding, flotation, cyanidation, precipitation, refinery, and assay lab.
Richard has developed numerous publications in hydrometallurgy, mineral processing, and environmental topics.
He received the SGS Award for Outstanding Sales Top Performer Mineral Services for four consecutive years.
Commenting on his appointment, Richard stated: “I am very excited to join the CSA Global team. I am enjoying being part of this dynamic consulting team. I am looking forward to the challenges and supporting new and old clients to help advance their critical mineral projects sustainably.”
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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