Historical Projects

 

20160228_143409

20160228_143409

Galore drilling

Galore drilling

20160226_120952

20160226_120952

Confidential

Confidential

T45-160412-DJ-43

T45-160412-DJ-43

Ceneri Rail Tunnel, Switzerland

Ceneri Rail Tunnel, Switzerland

RIMG1936

RIMG1936

Forret Kerr Hydropower

Forret Kerr Hydropower

Confidential

Confidential

Confidential

Confidential

Confidential

Confidential

Nido de Aguilas Hydropower

Nido de Aguilas Hydropower

Confidential

Confidential

Seymour Capilano Twin Tunnels

Seymour Capilano Twin Tunnels

Seymour Capilano Twin Tunnels

Seymour Capilano Twin Tunnels

Ashlu Hydropower

Ashlu Hydropower

Cheung Ching drilling

Cheung Ching drilling

Ashlu Hydropower

Ashlu Hydropower

Ashlu Hydropower

Ashlu Hydropower

Casecnan Hydropower, Philippines

Casecnan Hydropower, Philippines

Casecnan Hydropower, Philippines

Casecnan Hydropower, Philippines

Kemano drilling

Kemano drilling

Casecnan Hydropower, Philippines

Casecnan Hydropower, Philippines

Gotthard Base Tunnel, Switzerland

Gotthard Base Tunnel, Switzerland

Piora Mulde Tunnel, Switzerland

Piora Mulde Tunnel, Switzerland

Cheung Ching Road Tunnel, Hong Kong

Cheung Ching Road Tunnel, Hong Kong

Cheung Ching Road Tunnel, Hong Kong

Cheung Ching Road Tunnel, Hong Kong

Cheung Ching Road Tunnel, Hong Kong

Cheung Ching Road Tunnel, Hong Kong

Katse Dam, Lesotho

Katse Dam, Lesotho

Katse Dam, Lesotho

Katse Dam, Lesotho

El Platanal Hydropower, Peru

El Platanal Hydropower, Peru

Pando Monte Lirio, Panama

Pando Monte Lirio, Panama

Pando Monte Lirio, Panama

Pando Monte Lirio, Panama

Galore Mine Access Tunnel

Galore Mine Access Tunnel

Forrest Kerr Hydropower

Forrest Kerr Hydropower

Forrest Kerr Hydropower

Forrest Kerr Hydropower

El Platanal Hydropower, Peru

El Platanal Hydropower, Peru

Pando Monte Lirio, Panama

Pando Monte Lirio, Panama

Pando Monte Lirio, Panama

Pando Monte Lirio, Panama

Forrest Kerr Hydropower

Forrest Kerr Hydropower

El Platanal Hydropower, Peru

El Platanal Hydropower, Peru

El Platanal Hydropower, Peru

El Platanal Hydropower, Peru

Miller Creek Hydropower Tunnel

Miller Creek Hydropower Tunnel

Galore Mine Access Tunnel

Galore Mine Access Tunnel

Galore Mine Access Tunnel

Galore Mine Access Tunnel

Chungho Tunnel Collapse, Taipei

Chungho Tunnel Collapse, Taipei

Chungho Tunnel Collapse, Taipei

Chungho Tunnel Collapse, Taipei

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Dean has an undergraduate degree in Geological Engineering from the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada (1985) and a Masters Degree in Engineering Rock Mechanics with Distinction from Imperial College, University of London, England (1990). Dean is a registered Professional Engineer with the Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia, and the Association of Professional Engineers of the Yukon.

 

Dean started his career in the underground deep-level gold mining industry in South Africa learning and dealing with highly stressed ground and the daily occurrences of rockbursting. Dean also lived and worked for extended periods in Hong Kong and Switzerland involved with the design and construction of a variety of large and deep underground excavations associated with major transportation projects.

 

Dean was involved on such world famous underground projects including the Lesotho Highlands Water Project, the Hong Kong Airport Core Projects, and the Gotthard Base Rail Tunnel.

 

Dean regularly attends and presents at industry conferences including the International Tunneling Association (ITA) World Tunnel Congress, Rapid Excavation and Tunneling Conference (RETC), North American Tunneling (NAT), Tunneling Association of Canada (TAC), and the British Tunneling Society (BTS). Recent presentations, lectures, and seminars have included:

 

 

  • ITA Training Seminar on Risk Management Practice for Underground Projects, Chilean Tunneling Association, Santiago, 2017

  • ITA Training Seminar on Contract and Risk Management Practice, Nepal Tunneling Association Conference, Kathmandu, 2016.

  • Cutting Edge Conference, New York - Groundwater Control in Tunneling, Highly Acidic Groundwater Challenges at the World's Highest Tunnel, Pascua Lama Mine Project, Chile/Argentina, 2014. 

  • British Tunneling Society (BTS) Conference, London - Design and Construction Challenges at the World's Highest Tunnel, Pascua Lama Mine Project, Chile/Argentina, 2014. 

  • ITA World Tunnel Congress, Iguassu Falls, Brazil – Training Session Lecturer – Lessons Learned from the Design, Construction and Operation of Hydropower Tunnels. 2014

  • Clean Energy BC – Conference Presenter – Innovation in Hydropower Design, Water Conveyances - Tunnels and Shafts, 2013

  • UBC Geological Engineering Course – Guest Lecturer, 2013 and Past

  • Tunneling Association of Canada – Conference Presenter 1998-2012

  • Swiss-Canadian Chamber of Commerce Presentation, Construction of the 57 km Gotthard Base Rail Tunnel in Switzerland and Tunneling in British Columbia, 2011.

  • George Fox Tunnel Conference – Presenter, New York, 2011

  • BC Institute of Technology (BCIT) – Construction Management Course – Guest Lecturer

  • Rapid Excavation and Tunneling Conference (RETC) – Presenter (2003-2011)

  • North American Tunneling (NAT) Conference – Presenter (2004-2010)