Senior Geologic Engineer
Mr. Brower is an experienced Geologic Engineer with over 17 years of experience in a wide variety of mining environments, including open pit and underground. Dean has held positions in Geology and Mining Engineering with several major mining companies in the western United States. Dean is an expert in mine design, mine supervision, underground grade control, sampling methods, underground drilling methods, ground rehabilitation, and underground geologic and geotechnical mapping. He is experienced in mine and stope design using Vulcan software, with which he has designed a variety of underground mines. Dean has extensive experience in the oversight of a variety of mining contractors, including drift development, vertical development and stoping, ground support and rehabilitation, water treatment, and muck handling.