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Chris McKane

Principal Geological/Geotechnical Engineer, Mining Team Lead

Chris McKane, M.Eng., P.Eng. (BC), has 18 years of international experience specializing in the design and construction monitoring of mine tailings impoundments including instrumentation and performance monitoring. He has experience characterizing soil and rock foundations and borrow in tropical, glaciated, and nearshore marine settings for dams and heavy civil structures. For tailings dams, Chris has completed designs, construction drawings, specifications, quantity estimates, annual inspections, and dam safety reviews, and supported clients with engineer of record services, development of operation, surveillance, and maintenance (OMS) manuals, audits, permit applications, risk assessments, and regulator and public engagements. Chris serves as BGC’s Mining Team lead, which includes a strategic review of potential project opportunities.