Peter Veld is a Technical Consultant based in Knight Piésold’s Perth office. He has worked for Knight Piésold for over 33 years in the field of waste management. He is a civil engineer specializing in laboratory and field assessment of tailings behaviour characteristics, tailings management and design, and site water management. Peter has undertaken designs from the conceptual stage through bankable feasibility to detailed design, construction and management level for a range of projects in Australia and overseas.
Peter has extensive experience working on projects in many parts of the world, providing input and advice on tailings behaviour, testing and design for projects with complex metallurgy and/or process streams.
Peter is a member of the national Professional Engineers Register, Registered Professional Engineer of Queensland (Civil Div), member of the Institution of Engineers Australia, member of the Institution of Engineers, Australia College of Civil Engineers, member of the Institution of Engineers Australia Environmental Engineering Society, member of the Australian Geomechanics Society, and member of International Society for Soil Mechanics Geotechnical Engineering.