Ian Bowbrick

Ian Bowbrick CEng CEnv FIMMM (Profile)

Ian Bowbrick has experienced more than his share of variety in a career which has seen him working for the last 20 years in engineering education, following a period in industry starting as a technician and ending up as a Production Manager.

Fine grading - aggregates in Mountsorrel

Michael Forrest talks to Ian Brown, National Production Manager of Lafarge Aggregates, about the ongoing rock supply found at the long-serving Mountsorrel Quarry, in Leicestershire, UK.

Legal minefield - due diligence for mining companies

Mining companies that are expanding operations to different countries must ensure they have the correct legal guidance suitable for the location. Andrew Wright, Head of Public Markets for law firm Cobbetts LLP, outlines the issues.

Gold rush - advanced gold leaching

Separating gold from the surrounding rock and eliminating potentially harmful waste is important for gold recovery. Sonestie Janse van Rensburg, Senior Scientist from Mintek, South Africa, highlights the process of advanced gold leaching.

Consistent copper - nonlinear modelling

Abhay Bulsari, from Nonlinear Solutions Oy, Turku, Finland, outlines the benefits of nonlinear modelling for hardness and thermal conductivity.