Tim Oliver

Technical Advisor

Tim is a registered Professional Engineer with over 45 years of mining experience. His career covered three phases: Environmental Engineer and Manager at operating mines, Staff Engineer with engineering firms, and as an Independent Consulting Engineer. 

In 1977, Tim began his career at producing mines where he learned about operational efficiencies and logistical challenges encountered on operating mine sites throughout the USA and in Chile. He then transitioned to the independent consulting world in 1992, consulting on numerous mining projects throughout the USA.  In 2003, Tim pivoted to Project Study Manager and NI 43-101 qualified person (QP) with M3 Engineering & Technology and Tetra Tech. Tim led or contributed to dozens of NI 43-101 studies for mine projects throughout North and South America, including two large projects in the Yukon Territory.  

In 2013, Tim returned to independent consulting, assisting clients with project development strategy, trade-off evaluations and the selection and supervision of engineering firms to perform studies at the PEA, PFS, and FS level. He also serves as an expert witness in legal disputes arising from mining and mineral processing operations worldwide. 

Tim received a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Engineering from the New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology in 1976.