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Regional Vice President Lecturer (2016)

Cesar E. Aguirre

Cesar E. Aguirre (SEG 2006 F)

Proposed talk titles:

  • The exploration process, from generation to discovery.
  • The exploration system, how to build a robust exploration strategy.
  • Innovation in exploration, what new technologies are coming to the rescue.

Cesar E. Aguirre is a certified exploration geologist with more than 25 years of experience. He is currently working as a Country Manager in Peru for Teck Resources Limited. Previously, Cesar held positions with several other companies, including Newcrest Mining, Yanacocha, Noranda Mining, Barrick Gold, Hochschild Mining, Verde Resources, and he was senior exploration geologist and mining consultant for several mining groups. He specializes in the design and execution of greenfields and brownfields exploration programs, property evaluation, and project management. His field of expertise is ore deposits that are associated with magmatic-hydrothermal processes: epithermal, porphyry, skarn, carbonate replacement, iron oxide copper-gold, volcanic massive sulfide, and intrusion-related systems. Cesar graduated from the National Engineering University in Lima-Peru in 1990 and received an M.Sc. degree in economic geology from the CODES Program, University of Tasmania, in 2009. Other activities include membership (Fellow) of The Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (AusIMM), Director at Search and Rescue Control Center (SARCC)—assisting exploration field crews and also providing training in safety and security issues while doing field work in Peru. He has served as President of the International Congress of Prospectors and Explorers (Proexplo 2013), as a member of the Consultive Committee of Proexplo 2015 and 2017, and is a member of the Mining Engineering Institute of Peru (IIMP).

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