Junior Draughtsperson (Cape Town, South Africa)

June 28, 2021Careers

Job Description The Junior Draughtsperson produces drawings for slurry transport system projects in the mining and resources industry, and for specialised equipment, under the direct supervision of a senior draughtsperson. The Junior Draughtsperson reports to the Drawing Office Manager and assists in ensuring that drawing deliverables are done accurately, correctly and on time according to … Read More

Senior Draughtsperson (Cape Town, South Africa)

June 28, 2021Careers

Job Description The Senior Draughtsperson produces drawings for slurry transport system projects as well as specialised equipment in the mining and resources industry. The Senior Draughtsperson reports to the Drawing Office Manager and assists in ensuring that drawing deliverables are done accurately, correctly and on time according to company standards and procedures. Tasks: Develop overland … Read More

Financial Manager/Controller (Golden, Colorado)

June 8, 2021Careers

Paterson & Cooke is seeking a Controller to join the team and have responsibility for overall management and supervision of the organization’s financial operations, including accounting, financial reporting, budgeting, financial policies, and procedures. The Controller will help meet the growing needs of our business. This position will work with the executive leadership team members to … Read More

Project Engineer/Project Manager (Golden, Colorado)

May 21, 2021Careers

Job Description Paterson & Cooke is looking for either an early career Project Engineer (3 to 5 years’ experience) or Project Manager (5 to 10 years’ experience) to support project and study execution in our Golden, Colorado office. As a Project Engineer you will assist on various projects and studies related to mineral processing, tailings … Read More

Graduate Engineers (Golden, Colorado)

May 21, 2021Careers

Job Description Paterson & Cooke are seeking recent mechanical or civil engineering graduates to join our office in Golden, Colorado. The successful applicants will work as graduate engineers on various slurry pipeline, mineral processing, and mining projects in North and South America (including travel to mine sites). In-house training will be provided where necessary. Depending … Read More

Tailings In-line Flocculation

May 12, 2021Tech Topics

In-line flocculation is becoming increasingly more common in tailings dewatering. In fine tailings storage facilities, problematic clay mineral particles may not settle effectively and additional processes are required to promote dewatering. One process is to use polymer flocculation. A polymer solution is generally used to collect particles into larger groupings so they can be more … Read More

Project Draughtsperson (Cornwall, United Kingdom)

May 5, 2021Careers

Job Description An opportunity has arisen for a Project Draughtsperson to join our team in a full-time position at our rapidly growing office in Cornwall, United Kingdom. The successful applicant will join the office to produce mechanical and process drawings in the field of slurry transport systems and specialised equipment for the mining and resources … Read More

Project/Accounting Administrator (Sudbury, Ontario)

April 28, 2021Careers

Job Description The successful applicant will become part of the accounting team and have a degree or diploma in Business Administration or other relevant field and report directly to the Office Manager. Providing administrative support to the Accounting Department and to Project Managers will be their primary responsibilities, however assisting the Managing Director and Office … Read More

Holistic Approach to Improve the Performance of Tailings Disposal Systems with Variable Clay Mineralogy

April 8, 2021Tech Topics

This article presents the importance of a holistic approach to improve the performance of mine waste disposal systems treating ores with a variable mineralogy. Mine tailings that contain clay minerals such as iIlite, kaolinite and/or smectites are particularly difficult to dewater using thickeners. Small variations in mineralogy result in significant variability in thickener underflow densities … Read More

Intermediate/Senior Draftsperson (Golden, Colorado)

April 8, 2021Careers

Job Description An opportunity has arisen for an Intermediate or Senior Draftsperson to join our team in a full-time position at our office in Golden, Colorado, USA. The successful applicant will join the office to produce mechanical and process drawings in the field of slurry transport systems and specialized equipment for the mining and resources … Read More