Seminário: Mercúrio e Cianeto nos garimpos de ouro: impactos ambientais e de saúde - 16/8/2011 Imprimir E-mail
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Como desdobramento do estudo sobre as repercussões sensoriais da intoxicação mercurial em trabalhadores de São Paulo e mineradores da Amazônia, o Laboratório de Psicofisiologia Sensorial do IP convida o Professor Marcello Veiga, Professor da University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada para o seminário: “Mercúrio e Cianeto nos garimpos de ouro:  impactos ambientais e de saúde".


A seguir, um breve historio sobre o Professor Marcello.


Dr. Marcello Veiga has worked for the past 34 years, as a metallurgical engineer and environmental geochemist for mining and consulting companies in: Brazil, Canada, Colombia, Costa Rica, Chile, China, Ecuador, Guinea, Guyana, Indonesia, Laos, Mozambique, Peru, South Africa, Sudan, Suriname, Tanzania, US, Venezuela, and Zimbabwe. From 1977 to 1997, he was employee of the Brazilian Center of Mineral Technoloy, Vale do Rio Doce company, Paulo Abib Engineering and Techmat Consulting (own company). He has worked extensively on environmental and social issues related to mining. From 2002 to 2008, he has worked as an expert and Chief Technical Advisor of the Global Mercury Project for UNIDO - United Nations Industrial Development Organization, in Vienna. This includes the implementation of Environmental and Health Assessment of mercury pollution in artisanal gold mining in Asia, Africa and South America. The included the implementation of procedures to reduce mercury emissions and local fabrication of pieces of equipment to reduce exposure of artisanal miners to mercury vapors and increase gold recovery. Since 2008 he has been key consultant for the UNIDO Mercury Project in Colombia and ACME-UBC Cyanide Project in Guyana, UBC-CIDA project of eco-health in Ecuador, AngloGold Ashanti Project in Colombia, and US Dept of State project for replacing mercury in Peruvian artisanal mining.


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