Bianca Foggiatto

Technical Director, Comminution and Processing

Bianca has over 17 years of experience in process engineering, with expertise in the design and operation of comminution circuits.
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Brisbane, Australia
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Dr. Foggiatto has more than 17 years’ experience in metallurgical and process engineering. She completed her PhD degree at the University of Queensland specialising in modelling and simulation of processing circuits, comminution circuit design, optimisation and energy efficiency.

In the beginning of her career, she worked with management/planning of laboratory and pilot test work as well as industrial surveys with focus on plant design, debottlenecking and optimisation. In 2012 she joined Ausenco and worked in all project stages, from concept to detailed design, due diligences as well as site-based optimisation studies related to most key mining commodities. Recently, she was assigned as Technical Director in Comminution and Processing. Dr. Foggiatto collaborates with Ausenco’s global offices to support the planning and implementation of specification or design engineering policies, as well as procedures and organisational development plans to ensure high-quality services are delivered across all offices.

Bianca is a member of the Australian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (AusIMM), the Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration Inc. (SME), the Regional Council of Engineering, Architecture and Agronomy of São Paulo (CREA-SP) and the Mining Engineering Association of the São Paulo State (APEMI).

She is also a member of the SAG Conference Technical Committee and Procemin-Geomet Conference.

Country experience:

  • Australia
  • Argentina
  • Bosnia
  • Brazil
  • Burkina Faso
  • Bosnia & Herzegovina
  • Canada
  • Chile
  • Colombia
  • Indonesia
  • Mexico
  • Peru
  • Papua New Guinea
  • Philippines
  • Sweden
  • South Africa
  • Tanzania
  • USA