Since graduating as a qualified Mining Engineer Colin has over 17 years experience in the mining industry. Colin is a passionate & results orientated leader able to deliver value within the project, operations and business development area. Colin is a qualified Mining Engineer with over 17 years’ experience in both open pit and underground mining positions, coupled with a MBA.
Recent expertise has been developed in leadership and providing technical guidance for all levels of mining studies across various commodities (including Iron Ore, Copper, Gold, Coal, Phosphate, Lithium, and Molybdenum) and all geographic regions. Previous expertise has been developed in large scale open pit mining operations & projects, and mine planning including ore reserve estimation, development and implementation of mining technology and mine development projects across the globe.
Colin is experienced in life of mine scheduling, mining evaluations, operational planning and project management in large scale operations. Colin has expertise in the integration of large scale mining projects, including their operations and their mine planning processes, through the completion of numerous due diligence, benchmarking, site audits and reviews of mining operations and projects across the globe. This expertise also includes experiences involving the evaluation of various materials handling options including in-pit crushing and conveying, rope ways, underground access for surface mines, various truck and shovel options, autonomous haulage and drilling equipment, geotechnical design options, and optimization of roadway design & construction.
Colin is truly committed to safety and sustainable development responsibility, with a high focus on people and knowledge development. Colin strives at all times to develop and exhibit leadership skills & behaviours, in order to maximise my influence as a leader within my teams and the community I live within.