Robert Drummond

Principal Process Engineer

Bob is an Engineering, Design and Business Development professional with over 30 years’ experience in coal preparation and has held a range of technical and business development roles.
Based
Hunter Valley, Australia
Languages
English & Concersational Russian

Bob has extensive knowledge in the areas of process design, process optimisation, operational review, process modelling and simulation.

Throughout his career, Bob has provided consulting and engineering services in the broad field of coal preparation, technology, and quality for both local and international clients.

Working on the Stockton PDS (2019) he identified an alternate processing solution using technology from the non-coal space to deliver a CAPEX reduction of 20% and associated operational benefits.

His highlighted projects include:

  • Stockton Flotation Upgrade, Project Definition Study, Westport, New Zealand
  • Coke Fines Flotation Assessment, Bogota, Colombia
  • Vostochnaya DMC Upgrade Design Project, Karaganda, Kazakhstan
  • Vostochnaya Operational Review, Karaganda, Kazakhstan
  • Feasibility Study and Operational Review, Tugnuyskaya and Moscow, Russian Federation

Country experience:

  • Australia
  • China
  • Colombia
  • India
  • Kazakhstan
  • Mexico
  • New Zealand
  • Russia
  • United States of America