Manager – Resources, Aaron Meakin, stated: “We are delighted to welcome Craig to CSA Global. He is a highly skilled geologist, with more than 25 years’ experience gained from working on coal, bauxite, gold, copper, PGE, vanadium and diamond projects in Australia, Africa and Europe.”
Most recently, Craig worked as a consultant for Xstract Mining and HDR/Salva. He has considerable resource estimation, exploration and mining experience with industry leaders such as De Beers, Vale and BHP.
Aaron added: “Craig is an excellent technical specialist and our clients will benefit from the experience he brings. We are confident Craig will help us to grow our resource estimation and mining geology business further.”
Craig’s key areas of expertise include geostatistics, resource estimation and auditing, machine learning, exploration targeting and the design of exploration programs. His diverse skill set will assist CSA Global’s clients in their efforts to drive innovation across the life-of-mine value chain.
Commenting on his appointment, Craig said: “I’m excited to be joining the CSA Global team. CSA Global offers access to an international team of experts in geological databases, exploration, resource estimation and mining. I’m looking forward to working within this world-class professional practice as well as collaborating on finding new and innovative ways to add value to our client’s projects.”
Craig Williams has significant experience with both coal and metalliferous deposits and acts as a Competent Person for reporting of Mineral Resource and exploration results in accordance with the JORC, and SAMREC Codes and CIM Guidelines. He has developed an in-depth knowledge of coal quality parameters, washability modelling and optimal product selection. Craig is currently developing machine learning applications for coal quality and exploration targeting and is proficient in Python scripting.
About CSA Global
CSA Global is a mining, geological, technology, and management consulting company providing strategic services and advice to companies in the international mining industry. CSA Global services mining clients worldwide from its offices in Australia, Indonesia, Singapore, South Africa, Ireland, United Arab Emirates, Russia, the United Kingdom, and Canada.
For more information: www.csaglobal.com
About our Resources services
The CSA Global Resources services team provides expertise in all aspects of geological and geostatistical modelling applicable to exploration and mining. We provide an integrated approach to assessing and using data, defining geological controls on mineralisation, applying appropriate techniques for Mineral Resource and Ore Reserve estimation and validating mineable resource models using appropriate grade control and reconciliation practices.
For more information: www.csaglobal.com/resources/
Magda Fimmano | Marketing and Communications Manager | CSA Global Pty Ltd
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