Senior Consultant/Project Manager , SRK Consulting (UK) Ltd
Dr Sabanov is a chartered engineer with 22 years of experience in the mining industry. Dr Sabanov skilled in business development, has superior marketing and communication skills, has built a solid client base and served as a company representative on multiple concurrent commissions. Dr Sabanov’s expertise lies in managing and working on technical studies, including scoping, pre-feasibility and feasibility studies. Dr Sabanov also has experience in producing of Russian (or CIS) technical studies. His work covers mine design and life of mine planning, estimates of capital and operating costs mining method and equipment selection. And also in reserve estimation in accordance with international standards and codes (JORC, CIM, CRISCO) for underground and open mining projects. Dr Sabanov has also been involved in due diligence work, including Competent Person Reports (CPR) in support of project finance and stock exchange listings. He has extensive experience in oil shale in Estonia and globally, in various mining methods, oil shale beneficiation, room-and-pillar, blasting operation, surface miner, roadheader and continuous miner, mining risk assessment and risk management and sustainable mining. He has further experience in diamonds, gold, iron ore, zinc, bauxite, potash, rare earth elements and coal. He has worked with projects in Russia and the CIS, the Balkans, Europe and South America. He has authored over 60 technical publications mostly in the field of mining engineering.
Session 7 - Controlling the raising costs and improving mining efficiency