Some large consultants to the mining industry are doing very well–in spite of reports of a downturn in the profits of big mining companies. Here is a quote from a long report on recent profits by AMEC: (more…)
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Posted in Tailings, People, consulting, tagged conference, Tailings, Tailings and Mine Waste, Teck, amec, edumine, geoff blight, todd martin, michael davies, kimberly morrison, steve vick on April 25, 2012 | 1 Comment »
Mike Davies is the pre-eminent tailings engineer of present times. He and his team in Vancouver can solve any tailings challenge your mine may face. He and his team at AMEC are the best of the best. They have not paid me to say this; I write, as always, on the basis of personal opinion & conviction. (more…)
Vail, Colorado was once a mining town. Now it is a Disney horror of fake Alpine buildings clinging to an image that is rooted in conspicuous consumption. To survive the off-season, all food prices are half-price.
The conference on tailings and mine waste is just ended and we have left this ski resort, newly informed on the state-of-the-art and practice of tailings management in mines world-wide. Here are some reflections on the state-of-things: (more…)
Pity the poor consultant to the mining industry. If you are in the industry you know what I mean. If you are not in the industry, it does not matter what I mean. The question we seek to answer here is what does the consultants’ individual engineers get paid and are there jobs out there for them right now. (more…)