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Dr Hernán Cifuentes

Principal Engineer, Tailings, ATC Williams

Dr Hernan Cifuentes is a Chartered and Registered Professional Civil Engineer with a Post Graduate Diploma in Geological Engineering and a PhD in Geotechnical Engineering. He is a specialist in applying the principles of geotechnical and hydraulic engineering, rheology and mineral processing to tailings and water management throughout the entire mine lifecycle. His tailings experience spans leading multidisciplinary teams, engineering projects and studies in complex mining environments characterised by large operations, water scarcity, seismicity, and strict regulations.

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