Regional Manager – North America, Mineral Technologies
Peter is a graduate of Virginia Tech with Bachelor of Science and Masters of Science degrees in Mining and Minerals Engineering. Peter has 20 plus years of experience in mineral sands, iron ore, industrial minerals, and related downstream processes; particularly with testing programs, flowsheet designs, project implementation and commissioning. He spent his first 10 years in operations with Dupont, working in the Titanium business at mining and chemical plant sites in a number of technical and managerial roles including R&D engineer, Project Technical Lead, and Area Manager. After leaving Dupont, Peter worked with Outotec as Sales Director in the Physical Separation business for 5 years, before joining Mineral Technologies in 2012 as Process and Sales Manager. Peter has published and presented several technical papers at conferences around the world. Peter leads Mineral Technologies North American team.
Regional Manager – South America, Mineral Technologies
Leopoldo holds a degree in Industrial Mechanical Engineering from CEFET-MG and an MBA in Business and Project Management from IETEC – Instituto de Educação Tecnológica. Leopoldo has over 12 years experience in iron ore, tin and industrial minerals; particularly with testing programs in gravity and magnetic separation, project implementation, site services and commissioning. Joining Mineral Technologies in 2005, Leopoldo spent his first 4 years in operations, supervising and QC of spiral assembly in Brazil, running gravimetric lab testworks and providing after sales assistance across the Brazil region. Leopoldo now leads Mineral Technologies South American team.
Glen D Costa
Regional Manager – India, Mineral Technologies
Glen holds a degree in Engineering from Anna University Chennai and a Diploma in Business. Glen has over 11 years experience in iron ore, industrial minerals, and oil and gas; particularly in debottlenecking iron ore plants, improvement projects, commissioning, equipment selection, sales and business development. Joining Mineral Technologies in 2011, Glen spent his first 5 years helping expand operations across India which included setting up a gravity pilot plant for pilot scale testing and flowsheet development, and providing after sales assistance across the region. In 2017 Glen was appointed Regional Manager and now leads the team in developing opportunities across India, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka.
Regional Manager – Eastern Australia & Asia-Pacific, Mineral Technologies
Dale Henderson graduated from the University of Queensland with a degree in Metallurgical Engineering and a Master’s degree in Engineering Studies. He has worked in mineral sands operations running an exploration and quality control laboratory, looking after the metallurgical performance of a 3000 tph floating concentrator, investigating an alternative for synthetic rutile production and developing an operation for the recovery of monazite. Dale had metallurgical responsibility for the operation of a hematite beneficiation operation in the Pilbara region of Western Australia and worked on the design of several gold operations with a large engineering design company. Dale started as a metallurgist with Mineral Technologies in 1992 after which he moved into a marketing role. Dale has been responsible for major contracts for the supply of goods and services including Iluka's Douglas project, MDL's Grande Cote project and Trimex's Srikakalum project. Dale is now responsible for developing opportunities for Mineral Technologies equipment and services across Eastern Australia and Asia.
Regional Manager – Western Australia, Mineral Technologies
Dave Morris is a Metallurgist with a National Higher Diploma in Extraction Metallurgy from the Technikon Witwatersrand School of Mines in South Africa. He has 30 plus years of experience in hard rock metallurgy including platinum, gold, coal, iron ore, copper, nickel and related downstream processes; particularly with testing programs, flowsheet design, debottlenecking, improvement projects, commissioning, equipment selection, sales and business development. Dave spent his first 12 years in operations with Anglo American and Goldfields, working in the platinum, gold and coal process plants as a Senior Plant Metallurgist and ran New Vaal Colliery as Plant Superintendent. He then worked for Nordberg/Metso and Delkor as Equipment Sales Engineer, then at Seprotech, Larox, Ishigaki, FLSmidth and Weir Minerals as Sales Manager, before joining Mineral Technologies in 2017 where he leads Mineral Technologies Western Australian team.