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Aurecon appoints Anthony Richardson global resources director

Anthony Richardson Market Director Resources

Anthony Richardson, Market Director Resources

17 December 2015 - Consulting, engineering, management and specialist technical services firm Aurecon, has appointed Anthony Richardson to lead its resources business.

Reporting directly to Aurecon Managing Director, Energy and Resources, Glenn Hooper, Anthony Richardson will focus on the development and achievement of Aurecon’s overall business plans in resources.

“Richardson’s deep understanding of fundamental processes and systems, will be pivotal in helping him lead the strategic growth of the resources business globally,” Hooper said.

Richardson joined Aurecon in June 2006 as a technical director. In his time with the company he has been involved in management and sponsorship positions on a number of large scale projects.

In late 2013, Richardson, in addition to his technical director role, took on the role of Client Relationship Executive (CRE) for BHP Billiton.

With over 22 years of experience in the mining industry, Richardson is involved in consulting with owners of large operating businesses on business strategy and development, operational efficiency improvements and project design and delivery.

Projects Richardson has worked on at Aurecon include:

  • Sustaining capital projects at Olympic Dam Mine for BHP Billiton
  • Sustaining capital and greenfield projects for Rio Tinto Alcan and Rio Tinto Energy
  • Galilee coal basin early phase studies for Alpha Mine, Rail and Port (GVK Hancock Coal)
  • Daunia and Caval Ridge Mine Projects for BHP Billiton Mitsubishi Alliance (BMA)
  • Hay Point Expansion Project for BHP Billiton Mitsubishi Alliance (BMA)
  • Minerals projects in Vietnam, Queensland and Western Australia

Previous industry experience includes:

  • Cannington Mine and Port Projects and Operations (BHP Billiton)
  • Mount Isa Mines (Copper Concentrator, Isa Smelter and Haulage)

“I am looking forward to working with the whole team to bring Aurecon’s global perspective to the solutions we offer. To embrace disruption and to co-create a future together with our clients in their changing industries,” Richardson said.

About Aurecon’s resources business


We help our clients solve complex problems by using innovation, expertise and technology. Aurecon’s resources business delivers business advisory, front-end consulting, project design and delivery, sustaining capital and asset management services to clients in the mining industry.

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