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Leonardo Parraguez

Senior Process Engineer

Chemical Civil Engineering, 2001 University of Santiago de Chile

Leonardo joined Paterson & Cooke in 2022, bringing with him his extensive experience in the area of metallurgical processes.

Leonardo is involved in a series of projects, from the conceptual stage through to the detailed stages. He assists clients by delivering solutions tailored to their individual needs.

His areas of expertise include the design and technical-economic evaluations of copper and iron concentrator plants, including crushing, milling, flotation, and tailings processing unit operations. Leonardo has designed systems for high-density paste thickening and tailings filtration. In addition, he also has experience in commissioning a concentrator plant and a pilot plant for filtered tailings

Expertise: Tailings & Mine Waste

Notable Papers

Parraguez D. L, Morales I, (2021) “Turning a questioned operation into a sustainable one”. Tailings 2021, Santiago de Chile