Dr. Chris Page

Corporate Consultant - Mining
SRK Vancouver
Oceanic Plaza 22nd Floor 1066 West Hastings Street Vancouver, BC Canada V6E 3X2
Tel: 
+1 604 681 4196

Dr. Chris Page has had over 40 years of underground operating and consulting experience. His operating experience was gained on the Copperbelt in Zambia and his consulting experience has all been with SRK. He has six years in the Johannesburg office and has over 11 years in the Vancouver office, where he started the Mining Engineering Department. Chris' consulting has taken him to Canada, the United States, South America, several countries in Africa, Europe, the far East and Australasia. He currently specializes in:

  • Technical auditing for operating mines: operating achievements and costs; appropriateness of mining methods and operating procedures to the mining environment of ore geometry and ground conditions; benchmarking and risk analysis;
  • Strategic mine planning and auditing of the mine planning;
  • Choice and design of mining methods and systems; experience in block caving and sub-level caving, open stoping with and without backfill, cut-and-fill, room-and-pillar and both overhand and underhand drift-and-fill; and
  • Practical rock mechanics: design of openings and rock support systems for weak rock through to strong rock and rock burst conditions; blasting design and operation.
SRK North America