Last Update: 07-08-2018
Rodrigo Riquelme Tapia | Resources and Reserves Manager
Civil Engineer in Mines, Diploma in Business Management U. of Chile and Diploma in Gostatistics (CFSG 2006) Paris School of Mines, Master in Economics from Georgetown University (ILADES, Santiago), 16 years of experience in the development of mining projects in Codelco, Ministro Hales Mine, Sulfuros Radomiro Tomic project and Cluster Toki, among others. At GeoInnova he has carried out several studies for Codelco, AMSA, Collahuasi and Anglo American. He has experience in resource estimation, geometallurgical models, reserves and tasks in multidisciplinary teams.
Competent Person in Resources and Reserves, accredited by the Mining Commission (law No. 20,235) Register No. 50. Authorized to issue NI 43-101 reports.
Alejandro Cáceres Saavedra | Development and Innovation Manager
Geologist from University of Chile, Master of Science with a major in Geology from University of Chile, MSc(c) Metals and Energy Finance Imperial College UK. He has 15 years of experience in Codelco Norte, Golder Associates and as an independent consultant for national and international mining companies, working in geological modeling, resource estimation, geometallurgical models, and uncertainty models, classification of resources, audits, research and development of ad hoc solutions for geo-mining-metallurgical problems, as well as national and international training in deposits evaluation.
Competent Person in Geology, accredited by the Mining Commission (law No. 20,235) Register No. 331. Authorized to issue NI 43-101 reports.
Andrés Sandoval González | Senior Consultant Geologist
Geologist from University of Chile with 25 years of experience in Economic Geology. He has participated in numerous projects under exploration, different phases of engineering for project start-up and in porphyry copper deposits under production. Broad experience in the acquisition of geological information, geological conceptualization and modeling of the main copper deposits in Chile such as, Escondida, Zaldívar, Andina, Ministro Hales (Project MMH) and Radomiro Tomic.
Competent Person in Geology accredited by the Mining Commission (law No. 20,235) Register No. 305. Authorized to issue NI 43-101 reports.
Pablo Carrasco Moraga | Senior Consultant Geologist
Geologist from Catholic University of the North, Diploma in Geostatistics (CFSG 2009) from Paris School of Mines, 16 years of experience in acquiring and interpreting information from drilling, geological conceptualization, geological modeling, resource estimation and sampling theory in projects such as Ministro Hales Mine, Sulfuros Radomiro Tomic project, Chuquicamata, Las Pascualas and Barrial Seco. In recent years he served as internal auditor in the technical management of Codelco projects, addressing aspects from the geological conceptualization, information acquisition protocols, sampling and resource estimation. At GeoInnova he has carried out several resource estimates, geological reviews, QAQC studies, among others.
Competent Person in Resources and Reserves accredited by the Mining Commission (law No. 20,235) Register No. 266. Authorized to issue NI 43-101 reports.
Danilo Castillo Vera | Mineral Resources Consultant
Civil Engineer in Mines from University of Santiago (2007), Diploma in Geostatistics from University of Chile (2010), Citation In Applied Geostatistics University of Alberta (2009), Professor of “Deposits evaluation” for the Civil Engineering in Mines degree at University of Santiago, Chile. With 11 years of work experience in mining, he worked at Maptek Chile in the resource evaluation department, where he provided consulting services for several mining companies. At GeoInnova he has worked on resource models, automation of short and medium term models, geological modeling and several studies. In addition, he teaches “Deposits evaluation” for the Civil Engineering in Mines degree at University of Santiago, Chile, since July 2015.
Rafael Cirión Monté | Resource Geologist
Geologist, Higher Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, Moa, Cuba. Geologist from University of Chile. Diploma in Geostatistics from University of Chile (2017), 11 years of experience in geological modeling, interpretation and validation of drillhole data bases, estimation of mineral resources and generation of reports in Moa lateritic deposits. At GeoInnova, he has made several resource estimates, conditional simulations and various studies for clients such as Codelco, Anglo American, AMSA and HMC.
Rodrigo Gutiérrez Espinoza | Project Engineer
Civil Engineer of Mines and Master in Mining from UCH and Mastère spécialisé® in Geostatistics from Mines Paris-Tech (c). 4 years of experience, he carried out his thesis at ALGES Laboratory, where he implemented a method of simulation with variable anisotropies, a thesis that he completed with a research internship at the Center for Computational Geostatistics (CCG) of the University of Alberta (Canada). At GeoInnova he has participated in different projects of resource estimation, geometallurgical projects and geoscience and uncertainty studies for Collahuasi, Anglo American and Codelco, among others. In addition, he is a professor of Geostatistics at Andrés Bello University.
Lucas Contreras Torres | Project Geologist
Geologist from University of Chile (2014), Diploma in Geomechanics applied to mining design, University of Chile (2017), 3 years of experience, made his dissertation in Geometallurgy. During his time as a student he worked in data analysis, data gathering and software testing for GeoInnova, and worked in the ALGES laboratory at the University of Chile. At GeoInnova he has participated in several geological modeling projects in Leapfrog such as the La Huifa project (Codelco subsidiary EM) and has made resource estimates, geometallurgical variables, geomechanical variables and uncertainty studies for different clients, such as Codelco, Anglo American, BHP , AMSA and CMDIC.
Alan Rojas Kari | Project Engineer
Civil Engineer in Mines from Micaela Bastidas University (Peru), Master Advanced in Geostatistics (CFSG 2014) Mines ParisTech. He has 5 years of experience (2.5 in the field) in operations and mining planning at Compañía Minera Volcan, Argentum Mining Company, among others. At GeoInnova he has participated in projects oriented to resource estimation, geometallurgical models, reserves estimation and mining planning.
Diego Vergara Bustos | Project Engineer
Civil Engineer of Mines and Master in Mining (U. of Chile), 4 years of work experience. He carried out his thesis in joint estimation of acid consumption and carbonate grades in a porphyry copper deposit. Before joining GeoInnova, he worked for 3 years in the development of engineering studies for copper, gold and molybdenum concentrator plants. At GeoInnova he has participated in different projects of resource estimation, geometallurgical projects and geoscience and uncertainty studies for Collahuasi, Anglo American and Antrofagasta Minerals, among others.
Esteban Jimenez Olguín | Project Geologist
Geologist University of Chile, Master in Geostatistics MINES ParisTech. He has 5 years of experience mainly in: estimation of mineral resources, mineral control in open pit mining and direction of drilling campaigns. During his career he has had the opportunity to review the geology and resource estimation of Chuquicamata, El Teniente and Radomiro Tomic. In the latter, he worked as Short Term Lead Geologist. Currently, at GeoInnova he is focused on the improvement of a new methodology for modeling the gravitational flow of fractured material in Block Caving.
Sebastián Seguel Siglic | Project Engineer
Civil Engineer of Mines, University of Chile. He made his dissertation on Mining Planning at the Delphos laboratory (University of Chile), where he made the long-term planning of an open pit mine under uncertainty of ore grades and geometallurgical attributes. He carried out internships at Mantos Blancos, Collahuasi and at the Block Caving laboratory (bclab). At GeoInnova, he has participated in resource categorization projects.
Alan Toledo Vargas | Software Engineer R + D
Civil Engineer in Computer Science and Master of Science in Computer Engineering from Federico Santa María Technical University. He did his thesis work in solving combinatorial optimization problems through the design and implementation of intelligent algorithms. He has more than 2 years of experience in software development. At GeoInnova he has participated in different projects that involve the development of Software in the geo-mining-metallurgical-financial context.
Daniel Pola Contreras | Software Engineer R+D
Civil Electrical Engineer and Master of Science in Electrical Engineering, University of Chile. He has experience in the formulation and implementation of estimation and forecasting schemes applied to lithium batteries, and software development for collection, processing and deployment of data focused on the industry. At Geoinnova, he has developed efficient computational solutions for Geostatistics.
At GeoInnova we are committed to the sustained improvement of our consulting services and we distinguish ourselves by:
Provinding our clients with innovative solutions that solve the new challenges and satisfy the changing demands of the mining industry. Delivering independent consulting services, based on a deep professional ethics. Offering operational solutions to the conundrum and diverse problems our clients are facing. Establishing long-term relationships with our customers, working to exceed their expectations in terms of solutions and products delivered. Having a group of professionals with excellent academic training and practical experience, who develop and implement integral solutions for our clients. Being an international reference in geological modeling, estimation, and classification of mining reserves and resources.