Gordon is a professional Mining Engineer with more than 12 years of experience. Specializing in open pit mining including mine optimization, design, scheduling, costing, project evaluation and public disclosures (NI 43-101 and S-K 1300). He also has experience including block cave evaluation, geotechnical evaluation, rock mass characterization and discrete fracture modelling for caving and fragmentation purposes. His consulting experience have included all levels of project studies from conceptual to feasibility as well as audits, due diligence and mine operational assistance. His commodity experience has included coal, copper, diamonds, gold, silver, nickel, lead, zinc, uranium, limestone, rare earth, and industrial aggregates.