Henk van Muijen is the managing director at MTI Holland (The Knowledge Centre of IHC Merwede). He started his career at MTI Holland in 1984 as junior project manager and joined IHC’s mining department as product manager in 1986. He worked as the manager of the technical department of IHC Mining from 1990 to 1993, at which point he was promoted to senior project manager at MTI Holland. His work involved an array of dredging and mineral processing projects including conducting environmental impact assessments and cleanups, selecting proper dredging and mining equipment, controlling dredging related to constituent processing steps and business development of mineral processing projects.
In 2001 Mr. Henk became the manager of The Training Institute for Dredging (TID) where he successfully developed the international dredge training market and increased TID’s market share. He was appointed General Manager of MTI Holland, IHC Holland’s R&D Institute, in 2005. Mr. Henk continues to hold an important position with TID due to its close relationship with MTI Holland. He is a lecturer at several TID courses and at the Delft University of Technology. Mr. Henk has published many significant writings on dredge mining and mineral processing and is an active member of the Royal Dutch Institute of Engineers and the Dutch EEZ Taskforce.