Rodney is an experienced contract miner, supervisor and project manager with over 30 years of solid, hands-on diversified project experience working at underground mining operations throughout Canada, USA and overseas. Knowledgeable in grouting techniques and applications, he has a strong background working on rock grouting, soil stabilization and water cut-off for mining and heavy civil projects.

Rodney also provides technical guidance and training to contractor personnel on proper application and best practices in consolidation grouting and water control applications at mine sites.

He is a skilled grouting supervisor committed to maintaining high safety standards and satisfying our customer’s requirements.

 

Work History

2015 to date

Multiurethanes Ltd. - Mississauga, ON
Multiurethanes Inc. - Buffalo, NY

1987-2015

Contract mine supervisor and project manager working on numerous underground mining projects - Ontario and Saskachetwan

1988-2005

Self-employed grouting contractor working on various civil and mine construction projects - Ontario and Saskachetwan

1975-1984

Development miner including shaft sinking and raise mining - Canada and USA

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Technical Skills

Diversified hands-on expertise in cement grouting solutions for the control of water inflows, leak sealing, and concrete restoration

Advanced knowledge of grout material selection, including grout formulations and the use of additives

Training and supervision of contractor personnel for concrete repair and water control applications at underground mines

Compliant with Norcat training standards and mine-specific safety procedures

 

Specialties

Control of water inflows and rock grouting applications for underground mines and heavy civil construction projects

Control of water inflows through leaking concrete structures, construction joints, expansion joints and rock fissures

Hands on technical experience with cement and chemical grouting operations

Chemical grouting

Cement grouting

Safety Certifications

H&S Awareness – Supervisor

Basic Underground Hard Rock Miner Service Types

Confined Space Awareness

VALE ZES001 - Core Module

Standard First Aid

Aerial Lift Training

Working at Heights

WHMIS

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