An alumnus of the prestigious Laval University, Ilias Atwani holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Mining Engineering, plus an additional bachelor’s degree in Mathematical Sciences from the Prince Mly Abdallah High School — Casablanca. On his professional journey as a mining engineering professional, he has worked with some of the leading companies in the industry.
Currently working for a senior Canadian gold mining firm in its mine operations department, Ilias Atwani has interned with a British-Swiss multinational commodity trading and mining company in the past for over six years. He worked in their Mining Engineering Department handling responsibilities, such as establishing and planning weekly schedules; issuing drilling, loading and blasting plans; handling 3D design & Survey data processing, and monitoring the ore/waste quantities & monitoring plans issuance. Additionally, he was responsible for taking care of the volumetric reconciliation & adjustment of excavated and blasted roc quantities; and Involvement & effective contribution in the Tailing storage management.
About Ilias Atwani
Ilias Atwani is an experienced Mining Engineer working with a senior Canadian gold mining company as a Mine Operations Coordinator (Mine Operations Dept.). He is skilled in Mining Oriented Operational Analysis/Modeling: Surpac®, Whittle®, Talpac®; Programming: Matlab®, C/C++, VB; Management and Logistics: SAP®, JD Edwards®; and CAD Software like AutoCAD® (Amine & Promine), SolidWorks®, Silverscreen® (CAMP), 3DReshaper®. He is an alumnus of Laval University from where he obtained his Bachelor’s Degree in Mining and Mineral Engineering in July 2012. He also attended Institut Polytechnique privé de Casablanca from Sep 2006 to Dec 2008 for his preparatory classes for engineering school. Currently, Atwani is pursuing his Executive Master of Business Administration (E-M.B.A) degree from Laval University.