Arlo Duckworth

Principal designer

Arlo is a principal designer with experience across a diverse range of mineral processing plants and the associated infrastructure from concept stage and feasibility studies to multi-discipline detail design.
Brisbane, Australia

Arlo’s expertise focuses on plant layout and design with an emphasis on optimisation, operation, maintainability, and operability. Arlo has 15 years’ experience in design drafting with an additional nine years’ as a qualified engineering tradesperson working within the manufacturing and bulk materials handling industries. This background has enabled a hands-on knowledge approach to design applications.

Key projects include:


  • Corani Lead-Zinc Project GMP, 7.8 Mt/y, Peru
  • Mina Justa Copper DFS, 100 000 t/y cathode Cu, Peru
  • Neves Corvo Copper-Zinc Expansion, 2.5 Mt/y, Portugal
  • Constancia Copper-Molybdenum, 25 Mt/y, Peru


  • Eva Copper Project, 11.4 Mtpa Copper Concentrator. Austrralia.
  • Mantoverde Development Project, 11.6 Mtpa Copper Concentrator. Chile.
  • RG Gold CIP Project, 5.0 Mt/y, Kazakhstan
  • Carrapateena Copper-Gold Project, 4.25 Mt/y, Australia
  • Martabe Gold-Silver Project, 4.5 Mt/y, Indonesia
  • Sepon Copper Expansion Project, 80 000 t/y cathode Cu, Laos
  • Earnest Henry Magnetite Extraction Plant, 1.2 Mt/y, Australia

Commissioning / Operation Support:

  • Sepon Copper Expansion Project, Site Draftsperson and Commissioning Support, Laos
  • Earnest Henry Magnetite Extraction Plant, Site Draftsperson and Commissioning Support, Australia