Sergio Zamorano

CEO, FAM America Latina.

Transporting and stacking dewatered tailings - IPCC, Day 3, 10:00-10:30

Sergio Zamorano has over 35 years of experience in general management, business development, multidisciplinary design, project management, construction, operation and maintenance in the mining and materials handling industries in North and South America, Europe, Africa and Asia.

Zamorano has taken part in the design and operation of complex conveying systems, both conventional and pipe conveyors, stacking and reclaiming systems, crushing and screening plants, as well as train and ship loading and un-loading systems. This includes several projects that were world firsts in terms of capacity, length, or configuration at their time.

He holds a six-year degree in Mechanical Engineering from Universidad de Santiago de Chile, a M.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of the Witwatersrand in South Africa, a graduate diploma in Business Management from Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile and an Advanced Diploma in Bulk Materials Handling from The South African institute of Materials Handling. Currently he is pursuing a Doctorate in Applied Engineering at Universidad Técnica Federico Santa Maria, focused on Pipe Conveyor Technology.

For the last five years, he has been teaching “Materials Handling” for final year mechanical engineering students, at Universidad Técnica Federico Santa Maria in Santiago and Valparaiso campuses, in Chile.