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The following presents a condensed list of the core staff members in the Structural Department with a brief description of their responsibilities.

Kenneth Lau, P.Eng. (Ontario & Saskatchewan) - Vice President
B.Sc. (Civil - Illinois) 1972, M.Sc. (Structural - Illinois) 1975
G.L.Tiley & Associates Ltd. staff since 1987

  • Headframe civil/structural design, analysis, inspection
  • Shaft & hoist building, machinery foundations
  • Shaft guide and conveyance design, dynamics
  • Finite element modeling and analysis

Pierre Shields, P.Eng., A.Sc.T. - Vice President & Structural Engineering Manager
B.Sc. (Civil Engineering - University of the West Indies, Trinidad) 1993
G.L.Tiley & Associates Ltd. since 2003

  • Underground, Structural steel, and Reinforced concrete headframe designs
  • Shaft & hoist building, machinery foundations for hoisting plants
  • Loading pockets and material handling systems design
  • Engineering, shop detail drawing preparation and reviews
  • Quantity take-offs, bill of materials preparations
  • Sinking Galloway, work deck conveyance design
  • Specifications and capital cost estimates

Richard Zandstra, P.Eng. - Structural Engineer
B.Eng. (McMaster University) 1994
G.L.Tiley & Associates Ltd. staff since 1996

  • Headframe and hoist building layout and design
  • Hydraulic dump systems
  • Shaft steel design and analysis
  • Loading pockets and material handling systems
  • Specifications and capital cost estimates

Simon (Weixiao) Sun, P.Eng. - Structural Engineer
B.A.Sc. (Structural - University of Ottawa) 2008, M.Sc (Earthquake and Structural - McMaster University) 2011
G.L.Tiley & Associates Ltd. since 2011

  • Project engineering design coordination
  • Headframe and hoist building layout and design
  • Loading pockets and material handling system
  • Civil/structural design, specification, analysis, and inspection
  • Finite element modelling and analysis

Suresh Yelamanchili, P.Eng. - Structural Engineer
B.Tech. (Civil - Sri Venkateswara University, India) 1992, M.Tech (Structural - National Institute of Technology, India) 1996,
M.Eng. (Civil - University of Waterloo) 2009
G.L.Tiley & Associates Ltd. since 2010

  • Headframe civil/structural design analysis and inspection
  • Shaft and hoist building, machinery foundations
  • Shaft guide design
  • Finite element modelling and analysis

Amanpreet Ahuja, P.Eng, P.E. - Structural Engineer
B.Eng. (Civil - National Institute of Technology, India) 2003, M.Sc. (Structural - University of Nevada, USA) 2007
G.L.Tiley & Associates Ltd. since 2018

  • Headframe civil/structural design analysis and inspection
  • Shaft and hoist building, machinery foundations
  • Shaft guide and conveyance design
  • Finite element modelling and analysis
  • Shaft guide and conveyance design, dynamics

 

 
 


 

 

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