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Mine GeoTech
MineGeoTech Pty Ltd
ABN 16 088 105 168
PO Box 8054
Kalgoorlie
WA 6433

Nicole Player


Principal Mine Planning Engineer
BEng (Mining) (Hons)
MAusIMM

Nicole graduated from the University of Queensland in 2000 with an Honours Degree in Mining Engineering.
 
Nicole has more than 15 years of practical mining knowledge in evaluating deposits around the world including; Australia, Ghana, Peru, Venezuela, South Africa and Kazakhstan. She has assessed projects of varying commodities (gold, diamonds, magnetite, sand mining and base metals), and using a variety of geological models including ordinary kriging or uniformed conditioning.
 
Her experience includes:
  • Conduct open-pit optimisations, final/staged pit designs and schedules for scoping to pre-feasibility studies. Including waste dump design, abandonment bund placement, equipment selection and mining cost build-ups.
  • Conduct underground designs and scheduling options for scoping to pre-feasibility studies. Including ventilation analysis, equipment selection and mining cost build-ups.
  • The development of LOM plans that enabled the safe achievement of production targets.
  • The development of Ore Reserves and participating in Ore Reserve reviews.
 
Software competency includes Datamine, Surpac, Whittle, Mine 2-4D, Earthworks Production Scheduler, Talpac, Corel Draw and Microsoft Office Applications.­­
        
Nicole’s full resume is available on request