SRK hires Bob McCarthy as Principal Mining Consultant

Bob McCarthy joins SRK's mining engineering team with experience in mine operations and optimization and design for In-Pit Crushing and Conveying.SRK Consulting is very pleased to announce the addition of Bob McCarthy to our Vancouver office.  Bob’s specialist knowledge of advanced mining technology enhances the broad range of services already offered by our mining engineering team.

As a professional mining engineer, Bob has 30 years’ experience in mine operations and engineering, asset management, and technology design and implementation. He has worked at numerous mines in western Canada, gaining experience in roles across the spectrum of mine functions and to the level of department manager.

Most recently, Bob has provided technical consulting services and independent expert advice to exploration and mining companies across the Americas.  During this time, he has focused on In-Pit Crushing and Conveying (IPCC).  Bob has conducted several studies on IPCC, from mine plan reviews to pre-feasibility studies, and has adopted processes and tools that maximize efficiency. Bob has also presented on IPCC at several international conferences.

Bob’s technical strengths lie in mine design and planning, due diligence and technical reviews, technology selection and implementation, project and change management, and mine financial analysis.

 “We believe Bob will help SRK achieve our goal of being recognized as a thought leader in our various disciplines,” said Bruce Murphy, Principal Consultant at SRK.

“We are particularly excited by the wealth of knowledge about mine planning and technology implementation that Bob brings to our team. His past experiences in operations and consulting will greatly complement our practice.”


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 for more information.

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