Martyn Hay graduated from Leeds University, UK in 1977 with a B.Sc. (Hons) in Mineral Processing and has an M.Sc. in Operational Research from the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK.
He has over 35 years experience in the mining industry in gold, coal, base metal and PGM ores in operation, process design and construction, management, research and consulting.
Experience is varied, and includes the position of Consulting Metallurgist for Lonmin, South Africa and as a Mining Analyst for a stockbroking firm in London. He has developed software to determine flotation kinetics and simulate flotation plant (KinCalc® and SUPASIM®).
To date some 60+ operating plants have been simulated covering PGMs, BMS, Copper, Nickel, Tin, Industrial Minerals, Talc and Phosphate ores including slag, tailings and matte. Since 2002 he has run Eurus Mineral Consultants and has authored 9 papers presented at various conferences and published in Minerals Engineering and the proceedings of the Canadian Mineral Processor's Conference.
- Professional Engineer, ECSA (South Africa)
- Fellow of the South African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy