OUR TEAM

The AML team has extensive operational and technical experience gained from decades of working in numerous operations across six continents. This diverse experience combining knowledge of varied operating environments and orebody characteristics, enables AML to view issues from different perspectives and assists in generating well considered solutions together with its clients.

GAVIN DIENER

Executive Director (BSc Eng, BCom, MAusIMM)

Gavin provides strategic, managerial and technical support to AML and has technical, management and business skills gained through working in the Anglo American Group on mineral sands, gold, coal and iron operations and varied exposure to the mining industry through TZMI. Gavin specialises in feasibility studies, process development, technical consulting and providing expert opinion for due diligence exercises.

JACOB BOLAS

Testwork Manager

Jacob Bolas has over 15 years experience in hands on metallurgical test work and reporting. Jacob manages the execution of testwork programmes and specialises in the development of complex physical separation flowsheets. Jacob’s in depth understanding of mineral characteristics and the behaviour of different minerals in physical separation processes has added significant value to AML clients.

EUGENE DARDENGO

Senior Technical Consultant (BSc, MAusIMM)

Eugene is an accomplished Metallurgist and Operations Manager with over 30 years of experience in the Australian mining and minerals industry. He has held a number of diverse roles with companies such as Hamersley Iron (Rio Tinto), the Readings Group of Companies and Tiwest (Tronox). Eugene has gained invaluable exposure in the planning and implementation of metallurgical testwork programmes for iron ore and a wide range of industrial minerals.