Peter Gower

Peter Gower, Director, Mining Solutions (Toronto, Ontario)

Peter Gower

  • evaluation and recommendation of new and existing technology
  • effective deployment of technology solutions
  • project management

Peter is a Senior Mining Engineer and graduated with a degree in Mineral Engineering from the University of Toronto. He has over 10 years of practical experience in a broad range of mining technology including Leica Jigsaw, Modular Dispatch, Caterpillar MineStar, HPGPS systems for drills & excavators and mine planning software for open-pit mining.

Peter has been involved in the selection, deployment and operation of mine fleet management systems for companies such as Barrick Gold, Newmont, Goldcorp, North American Palladium, Caterpillar and others. Furthermore, Peter has experience in needs assessment and creation of mine performance reports leveraging fleet management data.

He spent almost 5 years working for Barrick Gold as a member of both the Mining IT and also Technical Services-Mining teams. In that role, Peter worked on pilot programs for new technologies such as remote control blasthole drills, underground fleet management and personnel tracking. Peter also has experience and interest in mine planning using Maptek Vulcan.

Mining is a truly global industry, so Peter has been able to gain and leverage experiences working in countries including Chile, Peru, Australia, Papua New Guinea, and Tanzania.

Peter is a registered Professional Engineer in the Province of Ontario and a Project Management Professional (PMP) certified by the Project Management Institute.

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