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David Balloch Expert Witness
EnvironmentalEnviroGulf ConsultingEnvironmental

David has 36 years’ experience in environmental impact assessments including 25 years in the mining and minerals industry and the oil and gas industry.

From 1985 to 1987 he was an Associate of NSR Environmental Consultants Pty. Ltd. and from 1987 to 1991 was associate Director of NSR. In 1991, David established his own environmental consulting practice David Balloch & Associates Pty. Ltd. then, in 2006, relocated to the Middle East and formed his new company EnviroGulf Consulting.

David has long-term proven experience in project management; integrated environmental planning, management and troubleshooting; environmental management systems, environmental impact assessments; water quality and aquatic ecotoxicology; environmental monitoring; environmental audit; ecological risk assessment; and environmental and peer reviews.

Qualifications
  • BA(Hons) Stirling 1972, MSc Aston 1974
  • MMICA, MAusIMM
Specialities
  • Environmental Audits
  • Water Quality
  • Environmental Impact Statements
  • see website
Areas of Practice:

  • Baseline Studies
  • Impact studies and audits
  • Tailings and waste management
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Mr Alan Bax
MetallurgistOzmetMetallurgist

Alan is a metallurgist with extensive experience in the gold industry, having worked in Australia, France and Chile in operations ranging from two hundred thousand to ten million tonnes per annum capacity. While working in plant operations Alan has supervised the commissioning and optimisation of crushing, SAG and ball milling, heap leaching, gravity concentration, flotation and CIP/CIL processes. He was Mill Superintendent for Gabanintha Gold Mine, Three Mile Hill Project and the Salsigne Gold Mine of Mines d’Or de Salsigne in France.
Project work undertaken by Alan has included the development of operating budgets for feasibility studies, flowsheet review and development, equipment selection and sizing, review of project tenders and construction contracts, construction supervision and commissioning.
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Qualifications
  • BAppSc(ExtMet) WASM 1983, Grad Dip(Met) WASM 1983
  • MMICA, MAusIMM (CP), SME
Specialities
  • Metallurgy and Mineral Processing
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Flowsheet Development and Plant Design
Areas of Practice:
  • Flowsheet development and plant design
  • Metallurgy and mineral processing
Commodity Experience:
  • Gold, Silver
Regional Experience:
  • France
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Dr John Bryan

John Bryan, now Executive Chairman, was Managing Director of McElroy Bryan Geological Services Pty Ltd (MBGS) from 1979 to 1997. He joined that consulting group in 1970 following several years of post graduate study and a period of regional mapping with the NSW Geological Survey. Since 1970 he has been involved with numerous coal exploration and coal mining ventures, mostly in Australia but also overseas. Recent assignments, personally undertaken by John, have included a large number of coal resources and reserves audits, assessments of coal exploration areas in NSW and Queensland, appraisals of operating coal mines and reviews of coal exploration programs.
Overall supervision of the geological staff at MBGS for 20 years, and assistance with a wide range of exploration programs, has provided a very comprehensive background of coal resources and reserves in Australia. Clients over the last 10 years have included major corporations involved with coal mining, small companies undertaking grassroots exploration, and consulting engineers.

Specialities
  • Coal Resource Assessment
  • Coal Geology
Areas of Practice:
  • Exploration – Planning and Management
  • Exploration – Property Appraisal
  • Resource / Reserve estimation (inc. geostatistics)
Commodity Experience:
  • Oil Shale
Regional Experience:
  • Antarctica
  • Australia – Queensland
  • Australia – Western Australia
  • Canada
  • Indonesia
  • New Zealand
  • PNG
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Mr Guy Butcher
MetallurgistG Butcher ConsultingMetallurgist

Guy Butcher is a metallurgist with 35 years of mining industry experience in the fields of extractive metallurgy and mineral processing including design, construction and operation. He has worked in a variety of technical, operational, management and corporate positions for companies such as Goldfields, Bayer A.G., Placer Dome and Goldcorp in Africa, the Asia Pacific region and in the Americas.
Guy was the start-up Mill Superintendent at Granny Smith (Au), Osborne (Cu-Au) and Chrome Chemicals Bleskop (Cr)and has had significant input into the process design of a number of other gold and base metal projects and operations including Porgera (Au), North Mara (Au), Eleonore (Au), Los Filos (Au) and more recently, the 130kf/d Penasquito (Au-Ag-Pb-Zn) project on Mexico. He has also authored and signed off on the ore processing sections of Goldcorp’s Canadian NI43-101 Technical Reports for the metallurgically complex Penasquito and Pueblo Viejo projects.
Consulting expertise offered to clients includes due diligence, process design review and auditing, client representation and the design, management and interpretation of metallurgical test programs.

Documents
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Specialities
    Metallurgy amd mineral processing
Areas of Practice:
  • Metallurgy and mineral processing
Commodity Experience:
  • Base Metals
  • Gold, Silver
  • Iron Ore, Manganese, Chrome
  • Sn-W-Ta-Nb Group
Regional Experience:
  • Australia – Queensland
  • Australia – Western Australia
  • Canada
  • Central America (inc. Mexica, Cuba)
  • East Africa
  • PNG
  • Southern Africa (S.Africa, Namibia, Zimbabwe, Botswana, etc.)

 

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