Associate Consultant


Pieter Pieterse is Senior Metallurgical Engineer at Khumba Iron Ore. He is an expert in project feasibility analysis, process design, pyro-metallurgical testing, and ore benefication.

Prior to this he held the position of Technologist for Iscor and headed up the design and management of the new sampling plant at Saldhana, and the sampling for Iscor and Khumba Recources. Pieter also consulted with various mining departments, and was involved in the testing and upgrading of metallurgical processes in the iron ore, base metals, heavy minerals and coal industries. His work extends to analysing the metallurgical formulation of process plants.

Pieter is a member of the Iron ore, Coal and Base metals ISO working committees (ISO/TC 27/SC4, ISO/TC 102 and ISO/TC 175) and was instrumental in the development of the RFID ore tracking system from blast to customer.

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