Director | XPS Consulting & Testwork Services | Sudbury
Ever wonder how finished metal is extracted from rock at a profit? It takes technical expertise, energy, manpower, perseverance and understanding of financial drivers of the business. At XPS, we design and optimize all the processes and equipment that all miners like Glencore, Vale, Teck, Barrick use to produce metals that they sell for cash. We work with the operators and project teams to reduce costs of production and increase the recoveries of the metals that improve bottom line margins. We are metallurgical engineers and technologists with years of operating experience. We can help your company improve profitability and grow.
Concentrator metallurgical and operations management experience at Hemlo Gold Mines Inc., Golden Giant Mine, Brunswick Mining, Kidd Creek Mines, Sudbury Integrated Ni Operations (Falconbridge Strathcona Mill), Raglan Mill FTC Corporate R&D and currently Director of XPS Consulting & Testwork Services. Specialist in mineral processing flowsheet development and optimization, plant management, metallurgical accounting, mineralogy, technology integration and business management.
Professional engineer with over 27 years experience in mineral processing plant production and cost management, maintenance management, process optimization, plant commissioning and flowsheet development. Led in various technical support, project management and operations management capacities in Au, Cu/Pb/Zn and Ni in 5 concentrators in 3 provinces.
Currently Director, XPS Consulting & Testwork Services, A Glencore Company. Accountable for business profitability, providing senior management and strategic direction to XPS.
Graduate of the Haileybury School of Mines (1984) and Queen's University (B. Sc Mining Engineering - Mineral Extraction Option 1988). Author of over 10 technical papers, Chairman Canadian Mineral Processors Division of CIM (2010) and a Fellow of the CIM (2011).
Where is our Technical Horsepower?
The Role of Quality Technical Expertise in Metallurgical Plant Design and Operations
The XPS as an integrated technical service to maximum yield and profits for mining and metals companies