Rich Green Consultancy

Specialist advisor to WS Atkins & Partners on: Bar rolling and Wire Drawing of carbon steels for technical review at Karaganda for European BRD.  Bar and Wire Rod production for due diligence studies for Poland (rebar and low carbon steels) and Romania (stainless, heat resisting, tool and alloy steels).  Bar, rod, wire and wire forming and drawing at Huta Cedlera in Polish privatisation.  Expert witness on wire rod for special steels plant in Egypt.

Advisor on wire rod production to CORUS for specialty steels project.

WS Atkins & Partners, Epsom

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 wire rod and bar production.

British Steel, Swinden Laboratories, Rotherham

Theoretical and experimental studies on rod rolling and wire drawing of carbon steels, spring 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.

Mechanical engineering apprenticeship at Samuel Fox, Stocksbridge Works, Sheffield included process experience in wire drawing, heat treatment and patenting of stainless, engineering and spring steels, as well as studies at Exors of James Mills bar drawing and GKN wire drawing, fencing, nail and bolt making plants.