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MEI Online: People News: South & Central America: April 17th 2015


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:: Jose Cordova Starts With BacTech in Bolivia


BacTech is pleased to announce that it has engaged the services of Dr. Jose Cordova. Dr. Cordova has 38 years of experience in the mining industry on a global scale. He studied Metallurgical Engineering in Oruro, Bolivia, Materials Science at the Technical University of Berlin, and he earned a Ph.D in Mining and Environment at the Technical University of Clausthal (FRG).

Dr. Cordova has a broad range of experience including Mine Consulting, Design and Project Development, and the Management of Mine Operations. He has worked in Europe, Asia, Africa and Latin America. Prior to joining BacTech, Dr. Cordova held numerous managerial and technical positions in the resources sector, including; from 2010 to 2012, General Manager, Bolivar Mine of Sinchi Wayra (Glencore); from 2006 to 2010, Independent Consultant for Korea Zinc Limited, Corocobre Bolivia, Jindal Steel, Panamerican Silver and Glencore; from 2005 to 2006, Technical Manager, COMIBOL. Dr. Cordova has also held numerous mining positions within the Government of Bolivia as President of COMIBOL, and has worked for the World Bank and the United Nations in various mining consulting roles. Dr. Cordova has also authored over 40 Technical Publications relating to Mining Environmental Analysis and New Processes (Patented) for Silver and Gold Recovery in Bolivia, Germany and Colombia.

"We are very fortunate to attract a person with such impressive credentials to our team in Bolivia. He has been very involved with the discussions between BacTech and COMIBOL and will continue as country manager for us after the association contract is signed," said Ross Orr, President and CEO of BacTech.




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