Ian Lipton

Professional Affiliations
Fellow of The Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy


Ian’s mining expertise includes resource estimation, geometallurgy, feasibility studies, technical audits and reviews, due diligence studies, Independent Technical Specialist Reports, and valuations. Ian’s commodity experience includes gold, iron ore, copper, lead, zinc, nickel sulphide, nickel laterite, coal, chromite, vanadium, uranium, phosphate, limestone, and bauxite. Ian is the author of a variety of technical papers and is an accomplished trainer. He has presented Mine Geology and Ore Control training courses to mining professionals in Australia, Sweden, Tanzania and Brazil, and a geometallurgy course in Indonesia. He is well-known for his published work on bulk density.