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.