Ilias Atwani started his professional journey back in the year 2008 and as intern in the Mining Engineering department of a reputed company in Meknes, Morocco. He interned with this company for 3 months. Here, Ilias used to assist operators underground in their daily activities, handle and get familiar with the equipment used underground under supervision of foremen and operators. He also learned underground supervising.
Ilias Atwani is currently working as the Mining Engineer – Operational Readiness Coordinator for a well-known company. He is handling the Meliadine Project in Nunavut. Ilias received his bachelor’s degree in Mining and Mineral Engineering from Laval University in the year 2012 and is currently a candidate for the Executive Master of Business Administration course at the same university. He also holds a bachelor’s degree in Mathematical Sciences from the Prince Mly Abdallah High School – Casablanca.
Ilias is proficient in Arabic, French, English, and Spanish. He is also a lifetime member of the Alumni Association of Laval University.
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 Sept 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.