Cody has more than twelve years of experience focused on the evaluation and development of mineral & petroleum resources throughout the North American Cordillera. After earning a B.S. from the University of Idaho in resource exploration and an M.S. from Idaho State University in economic & structural geology, his career has specialized in rope-access work in high-angle mountainous terrain throughout the western US and Canada. His responsibilities have included all aspects of project advancement from the beginning stages of budget proposals and permitting; following through to implementation of geotechnical, geochemical, & geophysical surveys; geologic mapping; drill targeting; drilling; logging; regulatory compliance; reclamation; and synthesis. The skills he acquired during this evolution include project management, supervision of complex remote logistics, technical writing, and hands-on engagement with rockfall mitigation, blasting, and onshore & offshore drilling operations.
A variation of karst sinkhole grouting is the grouting of mined coal seams and workings located below existing infrastructure that exhibit the potential to propagate to the surface and cause sinkholes and/or subsidence.