Edward Wellman

Principal Consultant, Rock Mechanics
SRK Denver
1125 17th Street, Suite 600 Denver, CO 80202, USA
+1 303 985 1333
+1 303 985 9947
Mr. Wellman is a Principal Consultant with over 20 years of experience in mining (Base Metals, Gold, Industrial Minerals), and civil tunneling for public utilities, wineries and the private sector. He is a Registered Geological Engineer, Civil Engineer, Geologist and a Certified Engineering Geologist. His surface experience includes slope stability analysis of open-pit slopes, waste rock and heap leach piles, and preparation of analysis and technical reports suitable for agency review. His underground areas of expertise include rock mechanics for block cave mining, large excavations and shafts, cavability studies, subsidence including surface and underground interaction. He is also versed in geotechnical instrumentation and monitoring programs, from inception to evaluating excavation performance. His experience includes rock mass characterization and probabilistic analysis for pit slope and ground reinforcement design. He is also experienced in numerical modeling and is a developer of fragmentation analysis codes.
Specializations: rock mechanics for caving, stoping mines and mass excavations, slope stability for open pits, independent due diligence technical reviews, feasibility studies and geomechanical projects, slope stability evaluations for open pits and stockpiles, identification, evaluation and remediation for natural hazards including rockfall, debris avalanches, landslides and seismicity, rock mass and engineering soil characterization, fragmentation, cavability, stress, subsidence analyses, and risk assessments.
SRK North America