Featured Authors

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Sarah Gordon

CEO of Satarla

Voted as one of the top 10 most inspirational women in mining in 2016, Sarah is a trustee of Geology for Global Development and co-founder of Responsible Raw Materials. In 2020, Satarla was shortlisted for a CIR Magazine award for ESG Initiative of the Year, recognizing Satarla’s work on ESG to date, and are winners of the award for Specialist Risk Management Company of the Year.

Anthony Konya

Founder and Chief Executive Officer of AcademyBlasting.com

Dr. Anthony Konya holds a PhD in explosive engineering. He has consulted around the world on blasting including blast design, presplitting, ground vibration, air overpressure, and blasting safety. Anthony has written over 50 technical articles on drilling and blasting and has developed the modern presplit breakage theory utilized in the industry. 

Dennis Buchanan

Professor at Imperial College London

Professor Buchanan works jointly between the Department of Earth Science and Engineering and the Business School at Imperial College London. His current research interest lies in addressing the underlying technical principles applying to mineral projects and demonstrating how these influence financial modelling.

Simon Houlding

Previous VP Professional Development at InfoMine Inc.

Simon Houlding is the Founder of Edumine, the premier provider of online technical reference, continuing education and professional development for a global audience of mining and geoscience personnel and companies. He is also the Founder of Lynx Geosystems Inc.

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