Mike has been in the geotechnical contracting industry for over 34 years. After beginning his career as a shotcrete nozzleman on various projects around Canada, Mike transitioned positions and companies into the role of Operations Manager. His experience includes rockfall mitigation, shotcrete shoring systems, grout cutoff walls, underground ground support, blasting, drilling, micropiles, limited access projects, slope stabilization, and avalanche systems.
Mike calls Kamloops, BC home and enjoys exploring the wilderness through hiking, climbing, camping, and snowshoeing. Additionally, he has spent the last six years planning and participating in mission trips to Haiti.
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.