Keynote and Panel

We are delighted to commence the Minefill 2024 Convention with a symposium’s opening keynote, to be presented by Russel Evans.

Mr. Evans boasts more than 35 years of experience in the mining industry, during which he has overseen surface and underground mine projects across various continents. His expertise spans all facets of mine backfill.

With a career that has seen him contribute to organizations such as Lac Minerals, Golder Paste Technology, Barrick Gold, Goldcorp, Kirkland Lake Gold, and his current role as Director of Backfill Operations at Agnico Eagle Mines, Mr. Evans has played integral roles in the design, construction, commissioning, and operational support of more than 30 paste plants and 8 cemented rock fill plants worldwide. His achievements include spearheading the construction and commissioning of Australia’s inaugural Paste Plant and introducing the first gold mine paste tailings system.

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Russel Evans
Director of Backfill Operations,
Agnico Eagles Mines