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Mining Engineering

Jonathan Peck

Jonathan Peck

Adjunct Professor

jpeck@pecktech.ca

Jonathan Peck

Biography

  • Open-pit and underground mining and quarrying process optimization (i.e. practical solutions to enable the "Mine to Mill" concept);
  • Waste management;
  • Recycling (e.g. tires);
  • Energy (generation or re-use);
  • Intelligent drilling, excavation and transportation systems;
  • Skill capture technologies (improved use, establishing value);
  • Engineering and business (Enterprise) systems (systems integration, knowledge engineering);
  • Advanced materials (wear resistant, lightweight, composites).

Work Experience:

  • President & CEO, Peck Tech Consulting Ltd. - June 2004 to present;
  • Product Manager, MineStar, Caterpillar Information Products & Solutions Division (IP&SD) - 2003 to 2004;
  • New Product Introduction (NPI) & Strategic Business Development Manager, Caterpillar Inc., - 2002 to 2003;
  • Founder, President, Chairman of the Board and shareholder, AQUILA Mining Systems Ltd. - 1992 to 2002

Publications

Journal Publications

Drake, P. and Peck, J., "The Integration of Advanced Technology with Hydraulic Blasthole Drills for Increased Productivity," World Coal Magazine 1999.

Peck, J. and Hendricks, C., "Applications of GPS-based navigation on mobile mining equipment in open-pit mines," CIM Bulletin 90, 1011, 114, 1996.

Peck, J., and Gray, J.H., "The Total Mining System (TMS): The basis for open pit automation," CIM Bulletin 88, 993, 38-44, 1995.

Conference Proceedings

Peck, J. and Gray, J., "TMS: The basis for open-pit mining automation," AMC MineExpo, Las Vegas, September, 2000.