Bruce Harvey

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Bruce Harvey "has worked for Rio Tinto for 24 years, as an exploration geologist, and in his current role for the last five years. From 1992 to 1997 he was General Manager and Chief Geologist for Rio Tinto Exploration in Northern Australia, based in Darwin. He has worked extensively with Aboriginal people and has developed an understanding of the many issues relating to their history and their land. He helped develop many relationships and agreements between Rio Tinto, Aboriginal communities and their representative organisations. Bruce has an honours degree in Geology and a Masters of Business Administration. He moved to Melbourne with his family in 1999 to take up his current role. He travels extensively throughout Australia and elsewhere to Rio Tinto sites and associated communities. Bruce is a former Deputy President of the Northern Territory Minerals Council; a past Chair of the Northern Territory Mining Industry Advisory Board, and committee member of the NT Branch of the Austrian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy. He is currently Deputy Chairman of the Rio Tinto Aboriginal Foundation and is a member of the Australian National Indigenous Tourism Leadership Group." (from 2005) [1]

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  1. Bruce Harvey, cgpublisher, accessed June 1, 2009.