highly competant company. environmentally sustainable
Pros: professional, highly regulated, strong managment
was offered a position with Rio Tinto to manage the ISO14001 environmental systems for the coal mining division in Wyoming. His responsibilities also included evaluating fuel technology options as they were presented to the company. These evaluations included: Fischer Tropsch fuels, CNG fuels, DME fuels, Methanol blends, Bio Diesel blends, GTL diesel blends, and various fuel additives. A significant effort was extended in a haul truck study which analyzed in use fuel economy and emissions. This effort
resulted in a published SAE paper which has been included in the SAE International Journals. This technical paper was judged by the SAE World Headquarters to be “among the most outstanding SAE technical papers of 2008”
On conclusion of the haul truck fuel efficiencies study, he was assigned to Rio Tinto Corporate as the Principal Advisor for Fuel Management. This role required visiting mines around the world and providing: technical training on vehicle systems and fuel consumption factors, on site evaluations of fuel quality and fueling systems, and the development of an “on board” monitoring systems for fuel management. He was charged with the responsibility of organizing and conducting global fuel seminars which include representation from Caterpillar, Komatsu and
MTU Detroit. These seminars were held in both the United States and in Australia. On his return from the global fuel assignment, he was instrumental in developing proprietary process for manufacturing coal derived synthetic crude oil, using a novel low severity process method. He retired from the mining segment after five years of productive service.