Transport & Sedimentation of Solid Particles

March 18, 2019News

For the first time since its inception in Poland in 1971 the International Conference on Transport & Sedimentation of Solid Particles will be hosted outside of Europe. Cape Town, South Africa is the host city for the 19th International Conference, which takes place from 24 – 27 September, 2019. Peter Goosen from the Cape Town … Read More

New Technology for Tailings Design

February 20, 2019News

Josh Stowe from our Denver office will be presenting a paper at the SME Conference in Denver entitled NEW APPROACHES AND TECHNOLOGY FOR TAILINGS PIPELINE DESIGN AND OPERATION. The conference is being held at the Colorado Convention Center from 24 – 27 February 2019. The paper was co-written by Josh and Dr Robert Cooke. J. … Read More

Backfill Operations Engineer (Sudbury, Ontario)

February 7, 2019Careers

Job Description The successful candidate will be a mid-level Engineer with direct experience leading or operating backfill systems, including the plant and underground distribution. The Backfill Operations Engineer will have a background in mineral processing or mining and will be equally comfortable in an underground situation as in a plant operation setting. This position is … Read More

Senior Engineer / Study Manager (Sudbury, Ontario)

February 5, 2019Careers

Job Description The successful candidate will be a Senior Engineer with direct experience in leading teams through Studies for the mining and mineral resource industries. The Study Manager will have a background in mining engineering and will have demonstrated successful execution of scoping and prefeasibility through large feasibility engineering studies for surface and underground infrastructure. … Read More

Triaxial Test Work Capability

January 9, 2019News

Triaxial testing represents international best practise for determining the important geotechnical parameters of shear strength and cohesion of soils. These parameters are important to uncemented backfill applications, but have also in recent years become important parameters for cemented backfill applications with the increased use of computational modelling and simulation. The test apparatus also allows for … Read More

Two Papers for the Mining & Industrial Waste Management Conference 2018

October 24, 2018News

Dr Angus Paterson, a founding member of Paterson & Cooke, will be presenting two papers at the 6th International Mining & Industrial Waste Management Conference being held in Limpopo, South Africa from 29 – 31 October 2018. Here’s a little taste of what’s in these two papers. Comparison of the Pumping Requirements of Conventional, Thickened … Read More

Graduate / Project Engineer (Cornwall, UK)

September 11, 2018Careers

Paterson & Cooke Paterson & Cooke (UK) Ltd. is an industry leading consultant in slurry pipelines, tailings processing and mine┬ábackfill. An opportunity has arisen for a graduate / project engineer to join a rapidly growing office in Cornwall. Although training on specialist technical skills will be provided, the individual is expected to be of a … Read More

Graduate Draftsperson (Sudbury, Ontario)

August 13, 2018Careers

Job Description The successful applicant will join our drawing office and be trained to produce mechanical drawings in the field of backfill, slurry transport systems and specialised equipment for the mining and resources industry. The applicant will report to the drawing office manager and assist in ensuring that drawing deliverables are done accurately, correctly and … Read More

Developments in Tailings Pipeline Transportation

July 11, 2018News

Dr Robert Cooke, a founding member of Paterson & Cooke, will be presenting the following paper at TAILINGS 2018 in Santiago, Chile 11 – 13 July 2018: Developments in Tailings Pipeline Transportation Robert Cooke and Joshua Stowe Paterson & Cooke, USA ABSTRACT This paper reviews recent developments in the design and implementation of tailings pipeline … Read More

TAILINGS 2018 : Santiago, Chile

July 9, 2018News

Carlos Salinas, Lars Martinson, Ray Martinson and Paulo Eriz from our Santiago office and Mike Cook from the Denver office have written papers that will be presented at the TAILINGS 2018 seminar to be held in Santiago from 11 – 13 July 2018. Three papers will be presented: Hydraulic Scale Modelling Tests for a Tailings … Read More