PERTH, WESTERN AUSTRALIA – 7th July 2021 – CSA Global (an ERM Group company) is pleased to announce the appointment of mining engineer Howard Simpson as Mining Manager for the Asia Pacific region, based in our Brisbane office in Queensland, Australia.
Managing Partner Aaron Green said: “CSA Global continues to expand its mining team with the recruitment of Howard to head up the mining team in APAC, where Howard will focus on business development; innovation; and technical excellence for all stages of projects from conceptual to full feasibility study.”
Howard has experience in underground, marine dredging, in-pit crushing and conveying, and open-cut mining, extracting numerous commodities, including coal, gold, copper, phosphate, mineral sands, iron ore, manganese, nickel. In his career so far, he has worked in operations in Australia, Brazil, South Africa, United Kingdom, Zimbabwe, Botswana, and Saudi Arabia.”
Aaron added: “Howard is a highly regarded mining manager in the industry with over 30 years’ experience covering operations, mine planning, technical studies, and economic evaluation of projects. His extensive experience and knowledge from both day-to-day mine management and consulting, combined with his passion for innovation will be major assets in continuing to expand our mining services and teams.”
Howard has substantial consulting experience built over more than eight years working for major mining consulting groups AMC Consultants and SKM, where he was Principal Mining Consultant and Manager Mine Development, respectively.
In addition to his extensive consulting career, Howard has held senior operational management roles with Ma’aden in Saudi Arabia, Newmont Boddington in WA, African Rainbow Minerals, Richards Bay Minerals, and BHP Billiton in South Africa.
Commenting on his appointment, Howard stated: “I am very pleased to have joined CSA Global. I am looking forward to working across the multi-disciplinary business and contributing to the development and growth of the mining team in the APAC region. The opportunity to cross collaborate across business units with our parent entity is exciting and a key driver in joining the company. The broadening of this service offering while supporting clients by adding value across their projects is one of many opportunities for the mining team.”
Howard is a Member of the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, a Chartered Professional (Mining), a Registered Professional Engineer in Queensland and a Competent Person for Ore Reserve estimates under the JORC Code.
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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