Alex Aitken

Senior Consultant (Geology)
BSc (Hons), AssocDip (EnvTech), MAIG
SRK Perth
Level 1 10 Richardson Street West Perth, Western Australia 6005 Australia PO Box 943 West Perth, Western Australia 6872 Australia
+61 8 9288 2000
+61 8 9288 2001

Alex has 20 years’ experience in the mining industry, starting as a field assistant prior to completing his geology degree in Tasmania.  Alex has developed strong project management skills while working in the mining and exploration industry in Australia and Africa (Namibia & Tanzania).  Alex has worked in several commodities including gold, base metals, magnetite and hematite iron ore, nickel sulphide, vanadium and rare earth elements.  His experience covers grassroots and brownfields exploration through to resource definition.  Alex’s experience in underground and open cut mine environments includes grade control, QA/QC and mine geology functions.  Alex has excellent skills and experience to manage, plan and execute diamond, reverse circulation and rotary air blast/ air core drilling programs for exploration and resource definition. One of Alex’s main interest within the geology field is applying geometallurgical principles to ore deposits to improve the overall knowledge by integrating geology, metallurgical and engineering fields, which can be done at all stages of project development.  With formal qualifications in training and assessment, Alex can provide onsite mentoring to geologists or field staff in procedures such as logging, sampling and general geological functions.

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