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Jeremy Mann

Qualifications

BSc Metallurgical Eng. Witwatersrand (1983), MBL UNISA (1997)

Background

Jeremy Mann spent most of his career working for Anglo American in various roles in operating and managing positions in metal production, as lead process design engineer on projects involved in numerous global base metal feasibility studies and engineering projects, including project management of capital projects. He was General Manager of the Anglo American Research facility, and before his retirement was Head of Geosciences, Process and S&SD Technology development for the Group. In that role he represented the company on a number of global collaborative research organisations, advisory boards and industry research institutions. Currently he is an adjunct professor in the Centre for Minerals Research, and is the technology manager for SAMMRI and an independent project manager for AMIRA International, a global broker, facilitator and overseer of syndicated collaborative projects. His engagement with the CMR has been as sponsor and mentor in projects that specifically explore comminution, flotation, integrated multicomponent circuit simulation, closed water concentrators, ore sorting and upgrading and geometallurgy.

Employment

2011 – 2014 Head of Geosciences, Process S&SD Technology Development, Anglo American Group Technology Development
2009 – 2010 General Manager Anglo Research
2008 – 2009 Head of Chemistry and Laboratory Governance, Anglo Research
2005 – 2007 Head of Strategy and Technical, Anglo Research
2002 – 2004 Manager – Industrialisation, Anglo Research
2000 – 2001 Manager -Extractive Metallurgy, Anglo Research
1997 – 1999 Senior Divisional Engineer, Anglo American Corporation South Africa
1996 – 1997 Lead Process Design Engineer, Anglo American - Cerro Vanguardia SA – Argentina
1993 – 1996 Metallurgical Manager - West Rand Regional Metallurgical Office, Anglo Gold and Uranium Division – West Rand Region
1989 – 1993 Plant Manager - Elandsrand Gold Plant, Anglo Gold and Uranium Division – West Rand Region
1987 – 1989 Plant Met., Production Supt. and Plant Manager - Western Deep Levels No1 Gold Plant, Anglo Gold and Uranium Division – West Rand Region
1985 – 1987 Project Met. Western Deep Levels Metallurgical Projects & No1 Gold Plant, Anglo Gold and Uranium Division – West Rand Region
1984 – 1985 Met Graduate - Elandsrand Gold Plant, Anglo Gold and Uranium Division – West Rand Region

 

Research Interests

Geosciences & Exploration, Comminution, Flotation, Hydrometallurgy, Closed Water Concentrator, Ore Sorting & Upgrading, Geometallurgy and Mineralogy.