- “Making Tailings Coarse Again" Mining Technologies that Coarsen The Size and Reduce The Quantity of Tailings
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Global Director - Process Technology, Fluor Mining & Metals at Fluor Corporation
Jonathon Brown has degrees in metallurgical engineering from Queens University (B.Sc.) and from the University of Alberta (M.Sc.). He has over 30 years of experience in the metallurgical industry and has worked in research, operations, and engineering within the mining industry. He's worked in Canada and the US with occasional overseas assignments. Currently, he serves as the Manager of Engineering office for Fluors M&M operations in Vancouver.
Western Canada Director of Process and Origination DRA
Brent Hilscher has 20 years in mining and mineral processing. He has operated and supervised mineral processing plants, published papers, patented technologies, and been a speaker at over a dozen conferences and universities in Canada and around the world.
Brent has led design and construction projects for Teck, Goldcorp, New Gold, Barrick, Xstrata, Agnico Eagle, and many others. He won the CMP Bill Moore Award for technical excellence in 2013, and served as an officer in the Canadian Armed Forces.
On account of his technical reputation Brent has been consulted as a senior advisor for World Bank and NASA mining research projects. He has volunteered as an executive for both the CIM and CMP. Besides his typical mining projects, he is currently working on projects for both the United Nations and the Government of Canada.
Brent is currently the Western Canada Director of Process and Origination for DRA, one of the worlds largest mining design and construction companies with over 4,000 employees in their mining team.
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