Danny is Snowden Optiro’s North American Regional Manager. He has more than 19 years of mine operational and consulting experience specialising in both open pit and underground mine optimisation. He has experience in project economic evaluation, open pit drill and blast, short- and long-term mine planning, design, and site supervision.
He has specialist skills in project management and has completed all levels of project studies from conceptual to feasibility. His consulting assignments have included numerous technical studies, audits, M&A due diligence, and mine operational assistance. He has completed numerous studies comparing conventional truck and shovel with various material handling technologies. His commodity experience includes coal, copper, diamonds, gold, silver, nickel, lead, zinc, uranium, limestone, rare earth, and specialty industrial aggregates such as fracsand.
Danny is a professional mining engineer currently registered with EGBC, APEGA, APEY, NAPEG, and PEO.
Danny is a Qualified Person for open pit mining for NI43-101 and SK1300 Technical Reporting, covering most commodities including: Diamonds, Coal met/thermal, Gold, Copper, Nickle, Uranium, Lithium, Graphite, and Industrial Minerals – Limestone, Phosphate, Potash, Silica, Quartzite, and Frac sand.