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Darren Thompson

Darren Thompson


Darren was involved with the NSW branch committee and the Australian Board. His service is listed below: 

NSW Committee:

  • 4 years on the Committee – 2007-08  to 2010-11
  • 2 years as Chairman –  2008-09 to 2009-10 

National Board:

  • 3 years on the Committee – 20008-09 until 2010-11
  • 2 years as Chairman –  2009-10 to 2010-11 

Conference Committees:

  • 2 Local Organising Committees. 
  • 1 Technical Subcommittee 

Other Contributions:

  • Lecturer at Introductory and Advanced Coal Preparation
  • ACIRS development and implementation.
  • ACPS representative on the Australian Standards Committee (Coal).
  • Chairman of ACARP Coal Processing Committee.
  • Member of ACARP research committee 


Darren had a number of operational roles at Warkworth, Mt Thorley and Hunter Valley, and was then Manager Coal Processing Improvement for the Rio Tinto Coal Australia. He is now with Glencore’s Prodeco group in Colombia.