Speaker: Dhaniel Carvalho

Abstract: This seminar will share the importance of resource modelling in the mining industry and an overview of the subject, current practices, and future developments. Resource modelling is an integral part of all stages in mining: discovery, project development, execution, and closure. There are paths to becoming a resource geologist/modeller and the tools available in this field will be explored during this seminar.

Bio: Dhaniel Carvalho is the Principal Resource Geologist for Glencore in Australia. With 13 years of experience in mineral resources evaluation, geological modelling and geostatistics, he brings comprehensive experience in gold, zinc, lead, copper, and polymetallic deposits. Dhaniel has extensive knowledge in geological modelling and mineral resources evaluation using classical and advanced geostatistical methods, construction of complex geological models, and vast expertise in a variety of commercial software and Python scripting. With resource modelling experiences in Brazil, Canada, Peru, Australia, Kazakhstan, and Namibia, Dhaniel is responsible for the preparation of mineral resources estimates, reporting under the JORC and NI 43-101 guidelines and resources sign-off. After pursuing a Master’s degree at the University of Alberta, Canada, focused on probabilistic resource estimation (geometry and grade simulation), Dhaniel developed further interest in creating automation solutions for a range of challenging resource modelling problems using Python scripting.

About JKMRC Friday Seminars 2024

Welcome to the 2024 Series of the JKMRC Friday Seminars.  The list of presentations will aim to cover a range of topics related to the minerals sector from decision making in exploration, new mineral processing technologies, social licence to operate and mine closure.

The JKMRC Friday Seminars will be presented often in person, at the Indooroopilly Mine Site Lecture Theatre, and also as webinar.  Registration for the webinar is required and can be made via the registration link in each seminar overview.

A large number of past webinars can be accessed on the SMI website: https://smi.uq.edu.au/webinars

Previous seminars have been uploaded to YouTube via the following link: https://www.youtube.com/user/smiuq

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Indooroopilly Mine Site
40 Isles Road
Indooroopilly QLD 4068
Lecture Theatre