John Chapman

Principal Consultant (Geochemistry and Environment)
MSc (Chemical Engineering), P Eng (British Columbia), P.Eng (Yukon Territory)
SRK Brisbane
Level 5 200 Mary Street Brisbane, Queensland 4000 Australia
Tel: 
+61 7 3054 5000
Fax: 
+61 7 3832 9330

John Chapman has more than 26 years of relevant experience and has developed multi-disciplinary skills relating to mining environmental impacts assessment and environmental controls.  He is a recognised expert in ARD assessment and prediction, mine waste characterisation and management, and mine closure with recent project experience in Australia, South East Asia, Canada, USA and Europe.  John has facilitated enterprise-wide risk assessment workshops, undertaken due diligence and environmental risk assessments for a wide range of mining projects.  Recent projects include detailed geochemical assessment of the tailings properties for the Olympic Dam Project in SA, design and development of the geochemical characterisation program for the Cannington Life Extension project in QLD as well as for the Yeelirrie Project in WA.  This included developing site wide water and load balances, completing detailed water quality predictions.  Recently he has also developed the load balance for Andina Ovejeria Tailings deposit which included assessing various water management strategies for operation and closure of the facility.  Other recent project experience includes water quality predictions for the proposed Polymet Mine in Minnesota.

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