Bob Beatty

Robert Arthur Beatty Curriculum Vitae

NAME  Robert Arthur BEATTY
BORN 26 December 1941
STATUS Married + three independent children
  • BE - Bachelor of Mineral Engineering, Otago, New Zealand, 1964
  • NSW Mine Manager's Metalliferous Certificate of Competency 1967
  • Qld. Limited Open Cut Mine Manager's Certificate of Competency 1972
  • Qld. Open Cut Examiner's Certificate 1974 
  • Qld. Registered Professional Engineer - Mining Division 1984
BROAD EXPERIENCE Over thirty years broad experience in mine operations and planning for open cut and underground, coal and metalliferous mines. Operational experience was gained, between 1968 and 1980, at middle and general management levels within the Australian Mining Industry at; Broken Hill, Tennant Creek, Blackwater, Saraji, South Blackwater, Lithgow and Atherton. External Director of Mining with Sinclair Knight & Partners from 1981 to 1989. Since 1980 operated as Principal of R.A. Beatty and Associates Pty Limited mine consulting engineers. The firm provides project management, mine planning, and research & development services under the BOSMIN® trade mark. In 1992 he was instrumental in successfully promoting the concept of ICs INTERNATIONAL which harnesses the combined efforts of several individual resource based consultants. He is currently a principal of that organisation. The University of Queensland recognised his lateral thinking abilities in 1994 appointing him an Honorary Research Consultant in recognition of his work on terrestrial evolution, planet orogeny and climate influences. 
  • R.A. BEATTY & ASSOCIATES PTY LIMITED: Chairman/Principal 1980
  • ICs INTERNATIONAL: Principal Member 1992

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