Rich Green Consultancy (since 1996)
Expert witness on billets defect supplied to Turkish bar mill (2013)
Lender’s Supervisor for EBRD at mini bar mill in Georgia
Technical advisor to Global Steel Consultants on bar mills in Montenegro and Albania
Technical advisor to Metals Consulting International for bloom and billet mill in Turkey, and for bar mills in Poland and Nigeria.
Technical advisor to Hatch Beddows on special steel bar and rod mills in Scandinavia.
Advisor and specialist to WS Atkins & Partners on: Bar and section mills technical review at Karaganda for European BRD. Bar and rod mills in Poland (rebar and low carbon). Due diligence report on forging, bar and rod rolling in Romanian special steels plant. Technical review of bar mills at Nanjing Iron & Steel Co, China. Expert witness for Portugese client on quality of continuous cast billets. Bar, rod and wire mills and wire mesh at Huta Cedlera, ring and wheel rolling at Huta Bankova for privatisation in Poland. Bar mill reconstruction in Georgia CIS. Bar mill concepts for Dubai.
Technical expert to PricewaterhouseCooper, Czech, on Electric Arc Furnaces, Secondary Steelmaking, Continuous Casting, Rebar rolling mill, Seamless and Welded Tube mills for Croatian Steel Industry Restructuring program.
Expert witness for Italian client on merchant bar and section mill in the USA.
Bar and rod mill advisor to CORUS for specialty steels project.
Expert witness for US client on damage at sea and repair of merchant section mill equipment.
WS Atkins & Partners, Epsom
Projects and techno-economic studies on steel rolling mills in many countries.
British Steel Shepcote Lane alloy and stainless billet mill re-organisation, including pass scheduling, billet sawing, straightening, inspection and heat treatment.
New rod, bar & merchant mills for SONASID, Morocco, including all process equipment, plant specification and layout, utilities, and co-ordination of services, buildings and civils.
Rod and Bar mills development projects at El Fouladh, Tunisia, including pass schedules, troubleshooting, drive ratings, manipulation, controlled cooling.
Firth Brown - Firth Vickers tool steel bar mills rationalisation in Sheffield, UK, including pass schedules, furnaces, heat treatment, bar grinding, straightening, reeling.
High speed rod mill and continuous cooling conveyor extension to bar mill in OVAKO, Dalsbruk, Finland and rationalisation of Finnish bar and section rolling.
British Steel, Swinden Laboratories, Rotherham
Theoretical and experimental studies on most of the British Steel blooming, billet, section, merchant, bar and rod mills (in carbon steels, stainless, engineering and alloy steels).
Completely revised roll pass design and supervised long term productivity and quality developments for Scunthorpe No.1 rod and bar mill.
Included concepts and specifications for new long products mills, computerised pass design, roll design, housing and guide design, stand speed control, roll wear, descaling, shearing, controlled cooling and straightening.