Christopher M. Ross, P.E.Associate, Golden, Colorado

    Mr. Ross has over 10 years of experience in domestic and international mining.  Projects include the development and audit of reserve, production, and cost models; due diligence reviews and valuations; and development of strategic life-of-mine plans for surface and underground coal and aggregate operations.  Experience includes surface and underground mine design, truck & shovel fleet optimization, dragline spoil balance calculations through detailed range diagrams, and the development of detailed geologic models using Carlson Software. Experience also includes the supervision of a dragline limestone operation which involved day-to-day production operations, maintenance activities, and personnel management.  Registered professional engineer in Colorado.