President | VP, Operations | Technical Advisors | Other VPs | Directors
The strength of MDH Engineered Solutions, Member of the SNC-Lavalin Group, is in its highly educated and qualified group of engineers and scientists.
Mr. Jacques Benoit, MSc, EP
Jacques Benoit is Senior Vice President of SNC-Lavalin's Environment division and President of MDH Engineering Solutions. A Qualified Environmental Professional (QEP) from the Institute of Professional Environmental Practice and a Certified Canadian Environmental Practitioner (CCEP), he has over 29 years experience in the environmental business in Canada and internationally. He has extensive experience in site assessment/due diligence, contaminated site remediation, waste management and environmental impact assessments.
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Mr. Andrew Karvonen, MSc, PEng, PGeo
Andrew Karvonen is a Principal Geological Engineer and Hydrogeologist with expertise in site characterization, groundwater resource evaluation, stratigraphic mapping, analytical and numerical prediction of subsurface contaminant transport, and the design of waste containment and remediation systems. Mr. Karvonen has spent over 20 years providing hydrogeological assessments and numerical groundwater flow and contaminant transport modelling for the Canadian mining industry, and is an expert in Saskatchewan stratigraphy and hydrogeology.
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Technical Advisor and Founder of MDH
Dr. Moir D. Haug, PhD, PEng
Moir D. Haug, Technical Advisor and founder of MDH, has over 30 years experience in geotechnical and geoenvironmental engineering, specializing in slope stability, soil-bentonite technology, waste containment, construction management, and site characterization. He is a leading expert of soil barrier technology, site investigation and terrain analysis, as well as clay-brine interactions associated with brine storage as pertaining to the potash industry.
Dr. Malcolm Reeves, PhD, FEC, PEng, PGeo
Malcolm Reeves is the Senior Hydrogeological Technical Supervisor. He has over 30 years experience related to physical and chemical hydrogeology. His core areas of expertise are aqueous geochemistry, groundwater and contaminant evaluation, and the analytic and numerical simulation of groundwater flow and contaminant transport. He is considered one of the leading groundwater experts in western Canada and has worked on projects across North America and internationally, developing regional groundwater flow and transport models for many industrial sites.
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VP, Geotechnical Services
Mr. Chad LePoudre, PEng
Chad LePoudre has expertise in site characterization and environmental impact assessments, geotechnical instrumentation installation, slope stability analysis and geohazard risk management systems, as well as the design and project management of water and waste containment systems for mine tailings facilities.
VP, Technical Services
Mr. Jorge Antunes, MSc, PEng
Jorge Antunes is the Principal Geotechnical Engineer with extensive experience in surfacing designs, material specifications, geometric design, topographic surveying, survey equipment, construction surveying and construction engineering. He also has experience in geohazard risk management, and is a technical specialist in the implementation of the Ground Based LiDAR and Ground Penetrating Radar systems.
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Director, Hydrogeology and Water Resource Management
Mr. Greg Potter, MSc, PEng
Greg Potter is a Senior Geological Engineer with expertise in numerical modelling of groundwater flow and contaminant transport, site characterization, siting studies for waste management facilities, stratigraphic and hydrogeological mapping, geophysical methods, groundwater resource evaluation, and water well installation and licensing. He is considered one of the leading hydrogeologists in the province of Saskatchewan, supervising some of the largest hydrogeological projects ever undertaken in this province.
Director, Geohazards and Geomorphology
Dr. Richard Guthrie, PhD, PGeo
Richard Guthrie is an internationally recognized geomorphologist with particular expertise in landslides, hazard and risk assessment. He has more than 15 years of leading applied geomorphology, and a track record in providing geoscience expertise to natural resource management, urban development, parks management, environmental assessment and public safety clients in Canada and around the world.
Director, Geotechnical/Geoenvironmental Services - Saskatchewan
Mr. Damian Carmichael, PEng
Damian Carmichael's expertise spans geotechnical engineering, project management, site characterization, geotechnical instrumentation installation, slope stability analysis, foundation design, and stratigraphic and hydrogeological mapping. He has been the lead on environmental impact assessments for three large tailings area expansions and a new shaft at the Mosaic Potash Esterhazy mine sites. He has led or collaborated on numerous hydrogeological and geotechnical investigations and construction projects.
Director, Geotechnical/Geoenvironmental Services - Southern Alberta
Mr. Randal Osicki, PEng
Randal Osicki specializes in site characterization, instrumentation, geosynthetic design, monitoring and slope stability analysis as well as design and construction management of containment systems for mining, industrial and municipal wastes.
Technical Director, Soils Testing, Advanced Testing Laboratory
Mr. Julian Gan, PEng
Julian Gan is a Geotechnical Engineer with expertise in unsaturated soil behavior, mine tailings, slurries and the design of advance specialized laboratory testing.
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