Principal Geotechnical Engineer
Jim Cassie M.Sc., P.Eng., has extensive experience in the design, construction, operation and closure of mining projects located in northern/cold regions and in South America. His areas of expertise include site investigation, tailings and rock storage facility design and inspection, tailings management planning and water balance, diversion channel design and assessments, soil cover design and mine closure planning, design, permitting, construction and post-closure monitoring. His involvement with rock storage facilities includes inspection, stability assessment, drilling, instrumentation and monitoring, along with closure and cover designs, including remediation work to damaged dumps covers and water collection below impacted facilities. Mr. Cassie also has extensive experience with the design and assessment of rock drains for the passage of watercourses under rock storage facilities. He has worked on mining projects in all three northern Canadian territories, Far East Russia, Chile, Argentina and Suriname and is a professional engineer registered in Alberta, BC, Yukon and NWT/Nunavut.