Agapito’s most valuable asset is our staff.  Our dedicated professionals have decades of domestic and worldwide experience and education appropriate to the many facets of mining.

Michael P. Hardy, Chairman of the Board

Agapito Leadership

  • Eric Busch President/Principal/Board Member, Grand Junction, Colorado

    Mr. Busch has over 20 years in salt mining and underground storage engineering and operations. He specializes in underground storage in salt caverns and salt cavern leaching with a focus on multi-discipline team leadership, drilling and completions, operational integration, and integrity testing.

  • Michael P. Hardy, Ph.D., P.E. Chairman of the Board

    Dr. Hardy has over 39 years experience in rock mechanics and mine design project management. Project manager for mine design in coal, potash, trona, nahcolite, borate, gold, and oil shale.

  • Timothy A. Ross, P.E. Vice President/Board Member

    Mr. Ross has over 40 years of experience in underground mining and has extensive experience in design and construction of mined caverns for storage of hydrocarbons, hard rock mining of metals and stone, and soft rock mining of coal and other bedded deposits.

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