Operational Leadership

Operational Leadership

Peter Rodenstein, P. Eng.

Peter Rodenstein, P. Eng.

Regional Manager, Operations

Peter is a professional mining engineer with over 20 years of mining industry experience, including extensive knowledge of both underground and open pit operations. Prior to Procon, Peter managed the East Kootenay operations for Imasco Minerals, including their open pit quarries,

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underground mine and process plant. Previous to this Peter was employed at Agrium’s Potash operations in Vanscoy, Saskatchewan, and at Cominco’s Polaris and Sullivan mines. Having joined Procon in 2007, Peter is responsible for overseeing all site functions in his area of operations.

Colin Elson

James (JD) Smith, P. Eng.

Regional Manager, Operations

James is a Professional Engineer with over 30 years of experience in many different mining operations throughout North and South America. He has extensive experience in lateral development and shaft sinking (both frozen and unfrozen) in hard rock and soft rock mines. Gaining experience in shaft

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rehabilitation while attending University, James went on to managing shaft sinking operations using ground freezing techniques while acting as Vice President of a shaft sinking company. In his current role as Area Manager at Procon he is responsible for the safety and operational performance of a number of key projects within the organization.

Kevin Moore

Kevin Moore

General Manager, Equipment Division

Kevin has a Business Administration degree and also holds certification as a Heavy Duty Mechanic and in Mining and Material Processing. He has over

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25 years of experience in the mining industry and has held increasingly responsible positions previously with KGHM International, Quadra FNX, and Dynatec Corporation. Kevin brings a strong safety work ethic coupled with considerable business experience and hands?on heavy duty equipment experience.

Stefan Wozniak

Stefan Wozniak, B.A.Sc.

Regional Manager, Operations

Stefan is a Mining Engineer with over 15 years of experience in the mining industry. He supports the operational efforts of Procon’s core mining

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and tunnelling business. Stefan joined Procon in 2011 and was a key contributor to the success of the Forest Kerr and McLymont hydro projects. He brings a diverse base of experience in mine development and mill operations, exploration project management, plus engineering design and feasibility studies for both domestic and international projects. Stefan has a B.A.Sc. degree in Mining Engineering from the University of British Columbia.


Jos Deschenes

Eastern Canada Operations

Jos is located in Procon’s eastern Canada office in Val-d’Or, Quebec. Jos is an accomplished mining operations professional, with extensive knowledge of mine management, and has over 30 years of experience in the mining industry. Prior to this, Jos held the position of Director for 10 years with Promec

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Mining, which was acquired by Procon in June 2018. Prior to joining Promec, Jos worked with Dumas, which included three years as Director and two years as Mine Superintendent on various projects. In addition, he worked six years with Dynatec, and 12 years with Aur Resources as Superintendent and Mine Captain.

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Damdinnyam Gongor, LL.B; MASc (Political Science); MASc (Mining Engineering)

Managing Director, Procon Mining Mongolia LLC

Daimi is the Managing Director of Procon Mining Mongolia LLC, the joint venture that Procon has established with the Hera Group, in Mongolia. He is responsible for business development and operational management, as well as working

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with the local Government and expanding our presence in the market. Native to Mongolia, Daimi has a Master’s degree in Mining Engineering, from University of British Columbia, a Master’s degree in Political Science and a Bachelor of Law degree, both of these from Mongolia State University of Education. He has over 15 years’ experience in management and leadership positions in Mongolia, in the public and private sector.