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Rodney Jones

Senior Technical Specialist, Mintek


Currently resides in: Gauteng, South Africa

Born in Germiston South Africa

Chemical Engineer / Pyrometallurgist

Contact details

O: 011-709-4602


Web presence

Business Address

Randburg, Randburg, South Africa


Professional details

Current Position(s)

President | SAIMM
Johannesburg, South Africa | August 2015 - present

Mining, Energy and Natural Resources


Educational history

Secondary

Germiston High School, Germiston (1976)

Tertiary

University of the Witwatersrand

Johannesburg, South Africa | 1991 - 2015

PhD - Metallurgical Engineering

University of South Africa

Pretoria

BA - Logic and Philosophy

University of the Witwatersrand

Johannesburg

BSc(Eng) - Chemical Engineering

University of the Witwatersrand

Johannesburg

MSc(Eng) - Metallurgical Engineering

Achievements

Awards

Internationally Acclaimed Researcher | 2015

National Research Foundation

Mintek Technology Transfer Award (Gold category) | 2006

Mintek Technology Transfer Award (Gold category) for "Recovery of cobalt in a DC arc furnace"

Mintek APEX Award | 2013

Mintek APEX (Acknowledgement of Performance Excellence) award for "the DC ferronickel twin-electrode furnace technology for Koniambo Nickel"

Mintek APEX Award | 2005

Mintek APEX (Acknowledgement of Performance Excellence) award for "Development of the Bay 2 ConSmelt process"

SAIMM Silver Medal | 2002

Silver Medal from SAIMM for a publication entitled "Recovery of cobalt from slag in a DC arc furnace at Chambishi, Zambia"

Mintek Achievement Award | 1998

Mintek Achievement Award for "the adaptation of the DC arc furnace for ilmenite smelting at Namakwa Sands"

Mintek APEX Award | 1996

Mintek APEX (Acknowledgement of Performance Excellence) award for "the development of a process for the recovery of cobalt from slags"

Internationally Acclaimed Researcher | NRF | 2009

National Research Foundation

Honorary Life Fellow | SAIMM | 2010

Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy

media exposure

Celebrating the Megascale | 2014

Mackey P.J., Grimsey E.J., Jones R.T., Brooks, G.A. (Editors), Celebrating the Megascale, Proceedings of the Extraction and Processing Division Symposium on Pyrometallurgy in Honor of David G.C. Robertson, Wiley, 700 pp., ISBN 978-1-118-88961-9

Editor | Southern African Pyrometallurgy 2011 | 2011

Editor | Southern African Pyrometallurgy 2006 | 2006

Author | Various technical papers | 2014

Available from http://www.mintek.co.za/Pyromet/RTJones.htm

Competitive Accomplishments

Bronze medals (7) | Harrismith Mountain Race | 1977

Other Achievements

Chairman of the International Committee on Ferro-Alloys (ICFA) | 2015

Secretary General of the International Committee on Ferro-Alloys (ICFA) | 2013

Member of the Board of Trustees for OneMine.org | 2012

Adjunct Associate Professor | Murdoch University | 2003

Visiting Professor | University of Missouri-Rolla | 1996

Activities

Memberships

RSSAf

Member, 2014 - present

Royal Society of South Africa

IChemE

Fellow, 2014 - present

Institution of Chemical Engineers

ECSA

Pr Eng, 1988 - present

Engineering Council of South Africa - Registered Professional Engineer

ISOC-ZA

Member, 1997 - present

Internet Society (South African chapter)

CSSA

Member, 1990 - June 2014

Computer Society of South Africa

SAIChE

Fellow, 1988 - present

South African Institution of Chemical Engineers

SAIMM

Fellow and Council Member, 1988 - present

Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy

PSSA

Member, 1976 - present

Photographic Society of South Africa

Mensa

Member, 1978 - present

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