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Process Manager & Director
David joined the team in 2007 and is now the process and laboratory manager and director of Paterson & Cooke Chile, based in our Santiago office.
David’s valuable experience in industrial and mining projects includes work in construction projects, laboratory services, tailings engineering projects, and consulting. He has led tailings engineering projects, thickening audits and optimisation projects, and slurry characterisation campaigns for most of the biggest mining companies in South America.
His areas of expertise include hydraulic and process design of slurry systems, thickener audits, slurry test work, and dewatering system design.
Expertise: Slurry Pipeline Systems, Tailings & Mine Waste
Romo, D., D. Benavente and A. Palma (2020) “Tailings Rheology Variability Study and Tailings Parameter Correlations”, Paste 2020 Conference, Santiago, Chile.