Plant Metallurgist – Flotation, Cadia Valley Operations (CVO), Newcrest
Rockson is currently a Plant Metallurgist – Flotation at Newcrest’s Cadia Valley Operations (CVO). Rockson earned a MEng (Chemical) from the University of Melbourne and spent 3 years as a Metallurgist at Gekko Systems where he developed a sound knowledge base on Gravity Gold circuits. Rockson then joined CVO in 2019 as a Plant Metallurgist - Final Product, responsible for the Gravity Circuit and the Concentrate Dewatering Plant. He led a multidisciplinary Gravity Recovery improvement program across 2 years that included multiple small and medium scale brownfield installations amongst other equipment/process optimisations. Rockson also has expertise in met accounting systems and managing concentrate handling/transport. Rockson has now transitioned into flotation and expanding his knowledge across different unit operations.