SRK Appoints Mine Planning and Operations Expert Tim Olson
DENVER, COLORADO – APRIL 5, 2017 – SRK Consulting welcomes Principal Consultant Tim Olson to its Denver office. Tim is an expert in mine planning and operations with over 27 years of global mining experience focused on underground and open pit operations. Having worked as an associate consultant with SRK from 2008 until early this year, Tim signed on as a full-time employee in March. He brings to SRK a wealth of industry knowledge and experience.
Before joining SRK, Tim held both engineering and operational positions at major mining companies such as Asarco and the Homestake Mining Company. He also practiced mine health and safety law for more than a decade, initially with Jackson Kelly PLLC in Denver and later as a solo practitioner. His many skills include mine planning and optimization, equipment selection, capital and operating cost estimation, feasibility and owner-mining studies, financial analysis, project management, and mine decommissioning and rehabilitation.
Tim has extensive experience in conducting due diligence reviews and providing independent engineer (IE) support for mining projects at all stages of advancement and in a variety of geographical locations. He has also managed and monitored engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) and engineering, procurement, and construction management (EPCM) projects, most recently providing IE monitoring support to a lending group during the construction of a major new mine in the Canadian arctic.
“Tim’s mining specializations and operational experience will be a key component in the continued success of our mining clients’ operations,” said SRK U.S. President John Tinucci. “His full-time addition to SRK Denver will undeniably strengthen the scope of our mining engineering services.”
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SRK Consulting is an independent, international consulting practice that provides focused advice and solutions to clients, mainly in the earth and water resource industries. For mining projects, SRK offers services from exploration to mine closure, including feasibility studies, due diligence reviews, and production optimization.
Established in 1974, SRK now employs more than 1,400 professionals internationally in over 45 offices on 6 continents. Please see www.srk.com for more information.