N. Afonso is an expert in use of Autocad (2D and 3D CAD) and DTP software. He has specialized in the area of metal mechanics, where he has spent 10 years in mechanical project and work coordination. He has also focused on conveyor and materials handling systems specification, design and installation and has developed projects linked to mining, cement plants, chemical production and steel production. He has been involved in producing detailed drawings of turnkey projects for quarries, mines, cement plants, and is familiar with crushers, screeners, hoppers, feeders, discharge gutters, belt conveyors and bucket elevators. Mr. Afonso typically starts with a layout study to define dimensions of height of the machines and then prepares a budget form all material required for an installation. He then prepares the detailed layout and all detail drawings that are required. Mr. Afonso has a Mechanical Engineering degree and a Technological Specialization Diploma in Mechanical Technology.