David Anonychuk, Managing Director of M.PLAN INTERNATIONAL LIMITED, is pleased to announce the appointment of Lyn Jones, M.A.Sc., P.Eng., as Senior Consultant. Dr. Reiner Haus and Jane Spooner remain in the positions of Co-Chairmen and Directors.
Lyn Jones has 20 years of experience in mineral processing and hydrometallurgy at the bench-scale, pilot plant, and process plant level. He has extensive knowledge of metallurgical process flowsheet development, including crushing, grinding, dense media separation, froth flotation, cyanidation, pressure oxidation, electrowinning, and mineralogical characterisation. Lyn’s process design experience includes study management, development of design criteria, process flow diagrams, piping and instrumentation drawings, mass balance calculations, equipment sizing, capital and operating cost estimation, and risk analysis.
Prior to joining M.Plan, Lyn managed his own consulting business working on project development studies, testwork programs, and undertaking basic process engineering. Before that, he worked for major engineering and consulting firms on a wide variety of projects and assignments ranging from the process design for an iron ore beneficiation plant to construction supervision of a gallium chloride processing circuit, and management of a water treatment plant at a nickel mine in northern Canada.
Lyn’s Bachelor’s degree in Chemical and Bio-Resource Engineering from the University of British Columbia was followed by a Master’s degree in Metals and Materials Engineering from the same institution. He is a Professional Engineer registered in Ontario.
M.Plan was founded in 2015 as a joint venture between Dorfner ANZAPLAN of Hirschau, Germany and Micon International Limited of Toronto, Canada to provide integrated services to the specialty minerals and metals sector. Due diligence reviews, preliminary economic assessments, pre-feasibility and feasibility studies are generated to meet the requirements of international securities regulations such as NI 43-101 and JORC. Based on its cumulative years of experience, an important aspect of M.Plan’s approach is the company’s ability to apply its comprehensive knowledge of product specifications and market applications to its service package.