Maelgwyn Mineral Services – Consultants

Rodrigo R Carneiro, B.Sc, MSc, PE, QP

Rodrigo has more than 38 years of experience in research & development of metallurgical processes, process plant design, plant construction, plant operation and project management in USA, Mexico, Peru, Chile, Venezuela, Colombia, Canada, China, Mongolia and Philippines. Rodrigo has a few published technical papers and articles.

Rodrigo completed a Bachelor’s degree in Metallurgical Engineering and Master of Science in Mineral Processing in the University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona (USA). He is also:

  • Registered Professional Metallurgical Engineer (PE), Venezuela College of Engineers, Registration #71096.
  • Registered Member of the Society of Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration Inc. (SME). Englewood, Colorado. A Qualified Person as defined by NI 43-101 with expertise in metallurgy.
  • A Qualified Person as defined by NI 43-101, with special expertise in Metallurgy and Mineral Processing. Mining and Metallurgical Society of America. Rodrigo is also competent in the AMIRA P754 Guidelines.

Samuel Sanchez Pino

General Manger IDM S.A., Chile

Sam Sanchez Pino has a Mining Engineering (specialisation in Mineral Processing) degree from the University of Chile. Sam has specialized experience in flotation and copper metallurgy. He has had considerable achievements in academia, research and development, pilot plant operations and mineral process plant commissioning. Sam is a Member of IIMCH, AIME and the Chilean Engineers Association. He is a director of Ingenieria de Minerales S.A.; MMS’s Associates in Chile.

Alejandro Sanchez Baquedano

Operations Manager IDM S.A., Chile

Alejandro has a degree in Metallurgy and Engineering from the Catholic University of Antofagasta. He has a decade of experience working on mineral processing plants involving copper ores and tailings, molybdenum flotation, silica and silicate reverse flotation. Alejandro is a director of Ingenieria de Minerales S.A.; MMS’s Associates in Chile.

Alexander Bakulin (Moscow)


Mechanical Engineering Degree for metallurgy and mines from the Moscow Higher Technical School by Bauman. Currently a consultant for metallurgical and mining equipment in the CIS states.