Shane H.

  • Experience

    Superintendent
    Sibanye Stillwater
    United States
    December-2019 - Present

    Mine Development Superintendent / Support Superintendent / GF Support 2020 - Present
    Experienced in underground Capital Mine Development, Mine Support groups (Backfill, Construction, Supply and Hoisting) in safety, environmental, and government compliance. Worked in all aspect of the Superintendent role managing General Foremen, and Front Line Supervisors for over 125 mine operation personnel. Directed and managed daily and long-term strategies for the mining activities including maximizing payloads, planning and scheduling of work, manpower, equipment needs, and supervised execution. Managed production budgets, coordinated with engineering teams, adhered to health and safety protocols, and meet all various environmental goals.

    • Implemented and executed Environmental plan for controlling mine water through peculation and direct discharge
    • Ensured department compliance with Government Agencies, lending institutions, shareholders' interests, environmental, health & safety legislation, and company regulation.
    • Conducted safety meetings, staff meetings, and safety inspections in all areas of the mine. Reported all accidents and incidents that occurred in the work group to enable management to identify areas for improvement in safety.
    • Directed all mining activities such as: following engineered production and development plans, rate of production and development, control of grade quality and tonnage, stockpile and dump areas maintained within engineered limits and capacities, and directed the distribution of labor, supplies, and equipment.
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    • Cooperated with operating and non-operating departments to develop short-term operating goals and budgets.
    • Inspected mine operations on a regular basis to detect and resolve safety, staff, and production concerns.

    Mine Operation Surface / Underground Field Advisor
    Newmont Gold - Ghana Africa
    Ghana
    September-2012 - September-2018

    Oversaw operations in safety, environmental, and government compliance. Worked in an advisory role mentoring the Superintendent, General Foremen, and Front Line Supervisors for the national staff of over 400 mine operation personnel. Directed and managed daily and long-term strategies for the mining activities including maximizing payloads, planning and scheduling of work, and supervised execution. Managed production budgets, coordinated with engineering teams, adhered to health and safety protocols, and met various environmental goals.

    • Double Side Loading and Payload Management projects were completed on time and delivering a production increase of 137 tons / hour / shovel = $1.6M savings.
    • Improved Operator productivity of (6.1%) at a cost savings of a sustainable annual savings of $3.8M.
    • Ensured department compliance with Government of Ghana Agencies, lending institutions, shareholders' interests, environmental, health & safety legislation, and company regulation.
    • Conducted safety meetings, staff meetings, and safety inspections in all areas of the mine. Reported all accidents and incidents that occurred in the work group to enable management to identify areas for improvement in safety.
    • Directed all mining activities such as: following engineered production and development plans, rate of production and development, control of grade quality and tonnage, stockpile and dump areas maintained within engineered limits and capacities, and directed the distribution of labor, supplies, and equipment.
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