Antony Benham | Principal Exploration Geologist
SRK Exploration Services | United Kingdom

Antony Benham, Principal Exploration Geologist, SRK Exploration Services

Antony is a Principal Geologist with SRK ES and has more than 20 years of experience as a professional geologist. He has wide ranging overseas experience in Africa, Middle East and Asia in the management and implementation of geological survey and mineral exploration technical assistance programmes, commissioned assignments, and training and technology transfer projects. His experience includes extensive experience in Afghanistan, Republic of the Sudan, UAE, Ghana and Sierra Leone. In recent years, Antony’s work has focused on leading major development aid-funded and national government-funded work in central Asia, in particular Afghanistan and Sudan. In Afghanistan, Antony was the Project Manager for three projects building capacity at the Afghanistan Geological Survey and Ministry of Mines and Petroleum, whilst in Sudan he was Project Manager for three projects working with the Ministry of Minerals and the Geological Research Authority of The Sudan to restructure and manage geodata in the country. Antony started his career as an Exploration and Mining Geologist in South Africa where he worked on a variety of gold mines on the West Witwatersrand before moving to precious metal exploration in the eastern Bushveld, and then as a geologist at an underground platinum mine. He has an interest in precious metal mineralisation, particularly magmatic PGM deposits, as well as gold and base-metal deposits. He has frequently represented Ministries at various international events and has also been an invited expert speaker at many conferences, including chairing events and leading panel discussions.

Appearances:



Mining Show day 1 @ 11:18

FINANCE & FUNDING

Mining Show day 2 @ 11:28

EXPLORATION, PLANNING & OPERATIONS

Mining Show day 2 @ 12:00

Hunting for hidden giants: exploring for deeper and more complex deposits

last published: 04/Nov/19 11:45 GMT

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