Fresh Thinking by Optiro
26 - The travels of a geologist (part 2)
Dec 9, 2019 · 17 min
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Seeing the world as a consultant geologist can take you places, but some of them are a little too exciting to experience twice! Optiro's Director of Geology Ian Glacken recalls some stories including escaping a revolution, meeting Danie Krige on a pile of gold bars and having his clothes eaten by goats.

In this episode:

1:00 Following C tutoring from Larry Page at Stanford, where did you travel next? 2:40 What were your first trips as a consultant geologist like? 4:57 Meeting the guys from Bre-X 6:15 Escaping a revolution 8:01 Where do you go most frequently in the mining world? 9:14 What happened on your first trip to Africa? 10:10 Meeting Danie Krige 11:18 Do goats eat washing in Burkina Faso?

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