• February 14, 2022

CSA Global Appoints Mining Engineering and Data Science Specialists for its Australian Operations

Published on February 14th, 2022

PERTH, WESTERN AUSTRALIA – FEBRUARY 07, 2022 – CSA Global (an ERM Group company) is pleased to announce the appointment of Principal Mining Engineer Jemini Bhargava and Principal Data Scientist Matthew Nimmo to its Australian operations.

Based in Perth, Jemini, will apply his extensive mining industry and consulting experience to lead and deliver technical studies for clients and lead the business development and marketing efforts to assist with the pipeline of work.

In his previous consulting roles, he was responsible for managing and delivering numerous projects focusing on cost control, value improvement, risk management and mine planning for various technical projects, which supported technical analysis and due diligence work leading to JORC and NI 43-101 reserve statements. Jemini undertook multiple open-pit optimizations, mine designs, ore and waste schedules, and sensitivity analyses for various mining projects at a scoping, pre-feasibility, and feasibility study level.

He holds a Bachelor of Technology in Mining Engineering (First Class with Distinction) from the Indian Institute of Technology (Indian School of Mines).

Commenting on his appointment, Jemini stated: “I’m very excited to join the CSA Global mining team and am looking forward to the challenges and the opportunities associated with my new role. Growing the team and developing the business will be the key focus areas in the medium term.”

Based out of Brisbane, Matthew, formerly Principal Geoscience and Mining Data Analyst with AMC Consultants, will assist the CSA Global geometallurgy team and lead the advancement of our geometallurgical cross-disciplinary approach, connecting geological, mining, mineralogical and processing information to provide comprehensive models for mine production planning and management globally.

CSA Global, Partner Patrick Maher stated: “Mathew is an experienced data scientist and is highly skilled in extracting practical meaning and predictive relationships from complex and diverse multivariable exploration and mining data. His primary expertise in geology and mineral resource estimation has given him a solid understanding of the resources industry. Matthew’s skills complement CSA Global’s geometallurgy modelling approach, which delivers an outcome truly founded on the most spatially representative data for an orebody combined with expert understanding of geology flowing through to the processing plant.”

“He has consulted on mines in Australia and overseas, including Indonesia, South and North America, Russia, and Africa.”

During his tenure at AMC, Matthew was responsible for the geometallurgy modelling of numerous gold, copper, and iron ore deposits. He has previously provided data science solutions in operational performance and was seconded to BHP whilst working for Hatch in the Maintenance Centre of Excellence (MCOE), supporting the Total Equipment Strategy (TES) process. He helped develop data pipelines and workflows for the TES team subject matter experts during his time there. He holds a Bachelor of Science (Honours) from the University of Queensland.

Commenting on his appointment, Matthew stated: I am excited to continue working in the Earth Data Science space and linking with the large group of CSA Global exploration and resource geologists, mining engineers, and the broader ERM group of environmental scientists.

“I am thrilled that we have been able to secure the services of these two highly qualified and respected professionals. Jemini and Matthew join our rapidly growing APAC, team and we look forward to drawing on their deep experience in managing our client’s needs”, commented Aaron Graham, Business Unit Managing Partner.

CSA Global

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.

Media Enquiries:
Magda Fimmano | Marketing and Communications Manager | CSA Global Pty Ltd
E: magda.fimmano@csaglobal.com
M: +61 (0) 406 383 203

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