Deepak Rathod

Deepak Rathod - General Manager - Technical Services

Professionally qualified M.Tech in Mineral Exploration (Gold Medallist) and M.Sc (Applied Geology) & is having 15 years of experience in mineral Industry i.e. Limestone, Chromite, Bauxite, Iron Ore, Mn Ore and Minerals Sands. Deepak has held key positions in various organisations such as Vedanta Group, Tata Steel Limited, Aditya Birla Group and ACC Limited. He has vast experience in detailed geological investigation, Ore body modelling & preparation of geological report, Mine Planning & scheduling using mining software. He has been associated with Mineral Sands Industry since more than 5 years from exploration stage to bankable feasibility report preparation. Deepak is a registered RQP for both IBM and AMD. He is a member of Indian Geological Congress (IGC), Indian Institute of Mineral Engineers (IIME) and Mining Engineers Association of India (MEAI).

V.H. Rafi Ahammed

V.H. Rafi Ahammed – Head - Srikurmam Mineral Sands Project

Graduate in Mechanical Engineering from Kerala University and obtained MBA from Madurai Kamaraj University. He has over 22 years rich experience in production planning &control; operations and maintenance. He has played a important role in M/s Kerala Minerals and Metals ltd (A Titanium Dioxide Pigment Unit, (A state government undertaking)) in standardizing the titanium tetrachloride purification process using the oil developed indigenously and key positions in M/s Indian Rare Earths ltd (A Government of India undertaking).He had undergone training in Mineral Beneficiation principles at Indian school of mines, Dhanbad, Advanced application of engineering for machine design at SKF, Pune. ISO 9001:2000 Internal quality auditor, ISO14001: 2004 internal quality auditor, ISO 18001:1999 Internal quality auditor, operation and maintenance of forklifts at Voltas, Thane, Maintenance of wheel loaders at BEML, KGF and pump maintenance at National center for technical development ,Mumbai. Member of Indian Institution of plant engineers and Mining engineers association of India.