MEET viv naidu

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Resolve’s Mining Engineer
Viv Naidu

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Meet Viv Naidu. Viv recently joined the Resolve Mining Solutions team as a Mining Engineer. Experienced in both Open Pit and Underground Mines, Viv has worked in production and planning roles.

Viv has proved to be a great team member, with operational exposure to open-stopping drill and blast, short-term planning, and backfill operations. His improvement processes and strategies have been involved in numerous cost-saving initiatives.

Experience has been at a range of mine sites, including;

  • Golden Grove Mine
  • Prominent Hill Mine
  • Kanmantoo Copper Mine

Viv is well qualified with a great list of competencies to his credit. He holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Petroleum & Mining), Graduated with First Class Honours from the University of Adelaide. He also studied Petroleum & Mining Engineering at the Colorado School of Mines.

Other achievements include;

  • AusIMM Member (AAusIMM)
    – AusIMM Professional Excellence Award – New Professional
    – AusIMM/Playford Memorial Trust Scholarship
    – Adaptive Leadership Course – AusIMM
  • Society of Petroleum Engineers SA & WA Chapter Scholarship
  • IPTC Education Week Program Scholarship (held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)
  • Extractive Industries Operator / Certificate II in Underground Metalliferous Mining
  • Certificate of Attainment: Surface Shotfiring – Blast Management International
  • South Australian Blasters Licence