Tony Bennett

Tony is part of a small privately funded group of enthusiasts who, as a pastime activity for the past 30 years, have been rehabilitating the underground workings of a disused tin mine, Rosevale Mine, at Zennor. He has an avid interest in Cornish mining history and heritage. He is a Chartered Engineer, with a degree in mining from the Camborne School of Mines. During the 1980s he was employed at the Hot Dry Rock Geothermal Energy Research Project, near Falmouth, and after a period of working for a local mining consultancy firm he is currently Operations Manager with EGS Energy Limited, looking at the planning, design, construction and operational development of a 4MW deep geothermal energy plant that is proposed for the Eden Project in Cornwall.