Dr Rajiv Chandramohan (Ph.D.)

Technical Director, Operational Optimisation

Rajiv has 17+ years' experience in operational optimisation in mining, process, asset and logistics.

Rajiv has extensive experience in mineral processing research, comminution, materials handling, metallurgical testing and numerical and process simulations. He has developed a wide range of novel technologies applicable to the mining industry in gold, copper, platinum and diamond operations. 

Rajiv has experience in both Australia and internationally and is highly competent in design, engineering simulations and development of novel technologies. Rajiv’s broader skills are in mentoring and influencing operational teams to achieve production objective through an integrated approach covering disciplines such as mining, process, asset and logistics. 

His breadth of knowledge in electrical, mechanical and process engineering in combination with operational management provides valuable insight into a client’s operation; enabling him to provide a more robust and practical solution for complex problems in engineering and operations. 

Recently, he has consulted and improved the operational productivity at Newcrest’s Lihir Gold Mine over a period of two years and at Pan Aust Phu Kham Operation over a period of a year. 

Rajiv’s current role as a Technical Director, Operations is assisting clients achieve full production potential through an integrated technology solution. The technology platform integrates mine to mill to metal optimisation platforms with plant analytics and information management systems.

Country experience:

  • Australia
  • Asia - Philippines, Laos
  • Africa - South Africa, Botswana, Nambia, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Congo Brazzaville
  • North America - Canada
  • South America - Chile, Peru
  • South Pacific - Papua New Guinea
Areas of expertise
Minerals & Metals
Mining Consulting
  • Geotechnical Engineering
  • Mine Project Evaluation
  • Production Optimisation
  • Resources & Exploration
Plant Operations & Maintenance
  • Operations Improvement
Process Plants
  • Conceptual & Feasibility Studies
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