Andy has a solid record of achievement that spans several continents, and over 25 years of experience. Andy is knowledgable in operational plant management, process plant design and engineering, metallurgical testwork, project management, and plant commissioning and optimization. His diverse and balanced career provides AGP with an excellent combination of theoretical process knowledge and real world operational experience.
Gordon is recognized as an industry expert in mining projects around the world, with particular skills in open pit mining projects and financial evaluations. With more than 25 years of practical experience in both mine operations and consulting, Gordon has honed skills for the development of economic pits, mine scheduling, equipment selection, capital cost estimating, and operational audits. He has participated as both a team member and leader in the production of NI43-101 compliant preliminary economic assessments, and prefeasibility and feasibility studies.
With more than 25 years of international and domestic mining engineering experience, predominantly in open-pit mines, with additional underground and exploration experience, Jay Melnyk is recognized as an expert in pit optimization, pit phase design, mine scheduling, equipment selection, cost estimating, project management, resource modelling, and construction management.
Pierre has over 29 years of experience in geology and resource evaluation, both at operating mines and as a consultant for emerging mining opportunities in Canada and around the world. Pierre's strong knowledge of gold, molybdenum, and base metal deposit geology, coupled with his expertise in Gemcom resource modelling software, makes him a valuable and knowledgeable contributor to any project team. Pierre is fluent in French and English.
Paul Daigle has over 25 years of progressive experience in evaluating and developing mineral exploration and mining projects worldwide. He is skilled in project management, team building, and problem solving. Paul has extended experience in geostatistics and resource estimation and is skilled in the use of Geovia GEMS™ and Sage 2001. As an Associate of AGP, Paul has worked on a variety of open pit and underground projects ranging from order of magnitude to feasibility studies. Paul is fluent in English, French, and Spanish and has a basic knowledge of Portuguese.
With over 35 years of experience in Mining Engineering and Operations, Geoff brings a very seasoned and proven set of skills to our AGP project teams. Although Geoff is an underground mining specialist, he has working knowledge of open pit operations. Geoff has undertaken numerous feasibility study and project management assignments over the course of his career, and has led numerous study and audit teams on behalf of mining companies and financial institutions at mines around the world. Geoff offers a practical and experienced set of skills in mine design, planning and costing, and mine performance analysis. He is widely respected for his recommendations for improvements to mining methods, cost/benefit analysis, and detailed financial analyses of company cash flow projections and overall financing. Geoff has led negotiations with governments, contractors, and suppliers, and has acted as a co-signatory for a number of Competent Persons and Canadian NI43-101 reports.
Willie Hamilton is a Senior Mining Engineer with 25 years of mine operations and consulting experience. Proficient in surface mine planning, reserve estimation and financial analysis, Willie is a team player with strong interpersonal and communications skills acquired through previous roles in the mining industry. Willie has provided due diligence and engineering support for both North American and international projects. An experienced mine planning software user, most recently with MineSight™ applications, allows Willie to troubleshoot issues and develop quick solutions. Willie is an effective team leader and mentor and is currently a CIM Peer Reviewer for Surface Mining papers.
With over 28 years of experience specializing in underground mine planning, design, and operations, Ryan McMahon is well recognized as a Senior Mining Engineering Specialist, making him a valuable asset on all AGP projects that include an underground component. Ryan has worked on major projects in Canada, Australia, Papua New Guinea, Sweden, and Mexico, and has held senior positions with several large companies. Ryan is proficient in mine planning, design, and scheduling, and provides peer review on numerous NI43-101 compliant reports.
Freddy Bravo is a Senior Mining Engineer with over 15 years of practical experience in both mining operations and consulting, specializing in open pit, mine design and planning, ore resource and reserve evaluation, and economic analysis. Freddy has worked on different projects in Canada, U.S.A., South America, and Africa, and has held senior positions with several mining companies. An enthusiastic customer-driven leader, Freddy effectively uses his expertise in MineSight,™ M24D, Ventsim, Minescape, and Minecad to advance client projects. As a specialist in other mining optimization tools, such as MineSight's Scheduler Optimizer and MS Haulage, Freddy is able to quickly assess client needs.
As a Senior Mine Engineer with AGP, Freddy works as the lead mining engineer on various projects, and provides peer reviews on NI43-101 compliant reports and technical assistance to many of our clients.
Neil Lincoln has over 24 years of technical and leadership experience as a Mineral Processing Engineer and Study Manager in engineering consulting and operations related to the mining industry. Neil has extensive experience working with mining professionals and executives to review and develop their mineral projects during scoping, preliminary economic assessments, prefeasibility, and feasibility studies. As an Associate of AGP, Neil offers a wealth of experience in coordination of multi discipline design teams, mineral processing design, review of process engineering deliverables, capital and operating cost estimating, financial study and modelling, and study and NI43-101 Technical Report collaboration.
Justin Taylor is a Senior Mechanical Engineer and Project Manager with over 15 years of experience in industries associated with large scale multi- disciplinary capital engineering projects in the chemicals and minerals processing industry. His extensive background covers international projects in Canada, Mexico, Brazil, South Africa, Angola and Kazakhstan. Justin is a driven self-starter with strong written and oral communications skills and superior organizational abilities required for this type of work, skills that he successfully has implemented in many projects.
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