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McDONALD, John

John McDonald imageYears at SMB

1962-1965

Studied

Geology

Employment History

YearCompanyDuties
1966-1981 Worked on various mining and exploration projects, mainly in Australia (Tasmania & WA), for base metals, nickel and mineral sands.  But including 3 years living in Fiji exploring for base metal deposits.
1981-1986BP Minerals, Perth WAGroup Mines Geologist.  Responsible for existing mining operations and involved in new project evaluation and feasibility studies throughout Australia (including Olympic Dam)
1986-1987Fluor Daniel Australia, Perth WAChief Geologist.  Consulting on various mining projects, mainly in Australia.
1987-1992McDonald Resource Consultants, Perth WAPrincipal Consultant.  Consulting on numerous Australian & international mining projects.
1992 - onwardsMcDonald Spiejers, Perth WAPrincipal Consultant.  Consulting on numerous Australian & international mining projects (including work in Indonesia, Malaysia, China, Mongolia, Kazakhstan, Italy, Sudan, South Africa & Ghana).  Specialising mainly in mineral resource and ore reserve est
2005Semi-retired 
2013Retired