A R R A K I S, I N C.
Mining / Remediation Technologies
A R R A K I S, I N C.  
ASSOCIATES
Mr. James R. Murray, Principal of Arrakis, Inc.
has 38 years of engineering & management experience
in mining, process engineering, management environmental compliance, and remediation.
Mr. Murray has held various senior management & engineering positions for Western US for Consolidation
Coal Company (owned by DuPont), and Vice President of Nuclear Remediation Technologies (owned by General Atomics).
Mr. Murray is also the past Chairman of the Extractive Metallurgy Chapter of Denver, an affiliate of TMS. .
Mr. Richard S. Kunter, Hydro-Metallurgical Engineer
is a senior associate with 40 years of experience as an
extractive metallurgical process engineer, senior engineer, & process plant manager with companies involved in precious and base metals, uranium, nuclear fuels, and remediation technologies.
Mr. Kunter is a registered 'Qualified Person' (QP) for metallurgical & environmental engineering in North America & Canada. 
Mr Kunter has held positions prior to coming to Arrakis
including:
    Senior Metallurgist for Homestake Mining Co.
    Mill Superintendent for Telfer Gold, Neumont Australia
    Research Metallurgist for Western Mining
    Chartered Professional (CP) in Australia Commonwealth
Mr. Mike Thomas is a senior associate with 40 years experience in precious and platinum group metals assaying,
chemistry, and extractive metallurgy.
Mr. Thomas has special expertise in analytical technique development for quantitative determination of gold & PGM's
in difficult matricies (slags, clays, and refractory ores).
This work includes development of the original fire assay technique for the Still Water PGM's Mine in Montana.
Dr. Ronald T. Poole, PHD is a senior associate and has 35 years of experience as a chemist and extractive metallurgist specializing in platinum group metal extraction and refining. 
Dr. Poole was most recently Chief Metallurgist for Anglo Platinum and PGM refinery manager for Lonrho Mining.  Both companies are located in South Africa.
James Murray
Richard Kunter
Dr. Ron Poole
Mike Thomas
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