Sam Spearing is a Technology Leader at Mining3 and the Director of Science and Engineering at Curtin University.

Skills and experience:

Sam has extensive experience in all aspects of underground mining, having visited over 60 countries for mining-related assignments. His skills and experience transverse a broad range of topics including:

  • Innovation and commercialisation
  • Education, training and upskilling
  • Cooperative research and problem-solving
  • Instrumentation and real-time monitoring
  • Risk management,  regulation, safety and auditing
  • Underground mine and excavation design
  • Geotechnical and geosciences work
  • Support design
  • Tailings disposal and management

Qualifications:

  • PhD Technical University of Silesia, Poland
  • MSc (Civil Engineering) University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa
  • BSc (Mining Engineering) University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa

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Sam Spearing