Sergio Avendaño is the Operation Manager at Knight Piésold Chile. He is a civil engineer with 28 years of experience in the mining and metallurgical industry, including areas of infrastructure, tailings storage facilities, and processing plants. He has experience working on copper, gold, polymetallic, nickel, and non-metallic ore projects in different processing methods such as electrowinning, concentrator, and smelters. He has extensive expertise in engineering, funding, and project development.
He has worked on developing several projects in Chile, Brazil, Peru, Mexico, and Argentina, including mining exploration, scoping, pre-feasibility, and feasibility studies; EPCM projects; and support for environmental studies and permits.