Intellex Acquires Expert by Big Village

We're thrilled to announce that Intellex has acquired Expert by Big Village, effective March 22, 2024. This strategic move enhances our capabilities and strengthens our commitment to delivering exceptional solutions to our customers.

Stay tuned for more updates on how this acquisition will benefit our clients and experts.

For inquiries or more information, please contact us at


Expert Details

Mineral Processing and Extractive Metallurgy

ID: 733103 Montana, USA

Request Expert

Expert is a Metallurgical Engineer over 25 years' experience in minerals consulting, mineral economics, mine design, process design, metallurgical engineering, engineering services, research, and industrial plant operations. His current and recent global assignments include projects in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Argentina, and Australia.

Expert's experience and training is in Mineral Processing Engineering. He has extensive industrial experience in safety, mining, crushing, mineral processing, hydrometallurgy, electrometallurgy, environmental affairs, and mineral economics.

His extensive operational experience includes all phases of management, including both small and large underground and open pit operations. He has led and motivated teams comprised of more than 500 employees and managed units and divisions exceeding $250 million in revenue.

Expert provides Metallurgical and Mineral Processing Engineering, Project Development, Mill and Plant Construction and Expertise, Feasibility Development and Review, Mineral Economic Development, Operational Reviews, Reconstruction, and NI 43-101 work in the mining, crushing, mineral processing, hydrometallurgical, environmental affairs, and mineral economics areas.


Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 2013 Degree: Masters of Science Subject: Metallurgical Engineering Institution: Montana College of Mineral Science and Technology
Year: 1984 Degree: Bachelor of Science Subject: Mineral Processing Engineering Institution: Montana College of Mineral Science and Technology

Work History

Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2003 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Owner, Principal Department:
Developed a single-person metallurgical engineering comprising of operational support and mine and plant development services that help advance or sustained the operation of numerous mines and mills both domestic and abroad.
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 1988 to 2003 Employer: Various Title: Manager Department:
Expert held numerous Managerial and Operational positions in the Mineral Processing and Metallurgy field.

International Experience

Years Country / Region Summary
Years: 2003 to 2016 Country / Region: Mexico, Canada, Australia Summary: Reviewed, developed, and constructed several mine and mineral processing plants.

Career Accomplishments

Associations / Societies
Qualified Member - Mine and Metallurgical Society of America
Professional Member - Society of Mining and Metallurgical Engineers
Professional Member - Canadian Institute of Mining
Licenses / Certifications
Qualified Profession - NI 43-101 - Emphasis on Metallurgy
Awards / Recognition
Distinguished Alumni - Montana Tech - 2009
Publications and Patents Summary
Numerous papers published on solution disposal, precious metals recovery, base metal recovery, and gallium/germanium recovery.

Additional Experience

Expert Witness Experience
2012 - Expert Witness - Mine/Mine Contractor Dispute
2014 - Expert Witness - Contractor Payment Dispute
Training / Seminars
Numerous Managerial Training Seminars.
Vendor Selection
Have developed and constructed numerous mine operations to include all aspects of vendor selection and use.

Fields of Expertise

Request Expert

Dev Tool:

Request: expert/mineral-processing-and-extractive-metallurgy
Matched Rewrite Rule: expert/([^/]+)(?:/([0-9]+))?/?$
Matched Rewrite Query: experts=mineral-processing-and-extractive-metallurgy&page=
Loaded Template: single-experts.php