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Your partner in

industry and mining

Dipl.-Ing. Ernst Gaisbauer

IMPROVING EFFICIENCY

PROJECT

PLANNING

RISK

REDUCTION

Many years of experience in industry in

the technical field, as head of

department, company management

Organisation consultancy, industrial maintenance, resource efficiency

Feasibility studies, planning, supervision

Industrial safety, mining safety,

abandoned mines

Sound education and industrial experience

in technology, departmental and top management

Dipl.-Ing. Ernst Gaisbauer

Engineering firm for  Process Engineering and mining,
management consulting

 

 

Core competence

  • Underground mining and borehole mining

    Prospecting , extraction and processing of mineral resources, roadheading and maintenence of underground cavities, solution mining for salts and metals

  • Visitor´s mines

    Visitor´s mines  in abandoned and  active mines, potential use of abandoned mines, emergency prevention

  • Salt production and salt processing

    Halite and potash mining, solution mining, brine production, abandoned salt mines, processing of rock salt and potash salt, brine purification, evaporation technology, drying, mixing, compacting, packaging of salt

  • Industrial production processes

    Mechanical, chemical and thermal process engineering, food industry, processing of minerals, evaporation, drying, sieving, mixing, crushing, separation, packaging, fluid and bulk material transportation

  • Raw materials

    General aspects of occurance, prospecting, extraction, processing, recycling and use of mineral resources

Education

Professional experience

Certificates & distinctions

Education

Montan University Leoben, field of study: mining engineering

(Graduation 1984 with distinction)

1985 – 1986

Site manager for tunnelling

 

1987 – 2005

Executive positions in the underground salt mines at the „Salinen Austria“

 

1992 – 2005

Operations manager in mining production and visitors‘ mines,
head of mining department

Fields of focus:

- development of mining technology

- Solution mining for salt

- Automation of all production processes

- Planning and construction of the new visitor´s mine in Hallstatt

2005 – 2013

Plant manager of the „ Saline Ebensee“ and board member of the „Österreichische Salinen AG“ (responsible for technology, production and tourism)

 

Fields of focus:

- Planning and construction of a new potassium sulphate manufacturing plant

- Plant expansion and increase of production capacity  of  50 %

- Restructuring of all maintenance processes

- Optimisation of energy consumption

 

2006 – 2013

General Manager of the „Salinen Tourismus GmbH„

(Manager of the Visitor‘s Salt Mines)

 

Since 2013

Owner of the Engineering Firm for Process Engineering and Mining

in Altaussee / Austria

1978

„Matura“ – school leaving certificate from the „Bundesgymnasium Gmunden“ with distinction

 

1984

Awarded the „Rektor-Platzer“ ring by the Montan University Leoben

for graduating with honours

 

since 2000

Lecturer at the Montan University Leoben for the Science of Salt Mining and Solution Mining

 

2007

Awarded with Mine Rescue Team Badge of Honour by the Federal Minister for Employment and Industry

 

2014

Publicly appointed expert for mining

 

2015

Expert for occupational safety

 

Services

to stregthen your company

Fields of activity:

Range of services:

  • Underground mining and borehole mining

    Prospecting , extraction and processing of mineral resources, roadheading and maintenence of underground cavities, solution mining for salts and metals

  • Visitor´s mines

    Visitor´s mines  in abandoned and  active mines, potential use of abandoned mines, emergency prevention

  • Salt production and salt processing

    Halite and potash mining, solution mining, brine production, abandoned salt mines, processing of rock salt and potash salt, brine purification, evaporation technology, drying, mixing, compacting, packaging of salt

  • Industrial production processes

    Mechanical, chemical and thermal process engineering, food industry, processing of minerals, evaporation, drying, sieving, mixing, crushing, separation, packaging, fluid and bulk material transportation

  • Raw materials

    General aspects of occurance, prospecting, extraction, processing, recycling and use of mineral resources

  • Consulting in technical/economical issues

    Expertises, calculations, cost-benefit-calculations

  • Project planning

    Feasibility studies, calculation of costs, planning, tendering, supervision

  • Efficiency improvement in production processes

    Efficiency improvement in mining and industrial processes, optimisation of energy consumption

  • Industrial maintenance

    Total productive maintenance,  preventive and condition-based maintenance, CIP-processes

  • Industrial safety and mining safety

    Improvement of occupational safety,  safety issues in active and abandoned mines, geomechanics, emergency planning

Network of partners:

I look forward to hearing from you!

Contact

Dipl.-Ing. Ernst Gaisbauer

Puchen 344

8992 Altaussee

AUSTRIA

MobilE

+43 676 780 23 92

office@gaisbauer-consulting.at

Your Partner in Industry and Mining