Ilias Atwani is an alumnus of Laval University who graduated in Mining and Mineral Engineering. He attended a preparatory class for engineering school at the Institut Polytechnique privé de Casablanca. He considers himself lucky that he had the opportunity of working with the 2016 Grand Prize winner for a long time. He also worked as an intern in the mining engineering department of a reputed firm. Some of the featured tasks he used to perform here include:
- Surveying underground and surface (DDH drills alignment for Bracemac-Mcleod exploration Project)
- Short-term underground mine planning & operating sequence - Open Stope (Long Hole)
- Volumetric reconciliation & adjustment of blasted roc quantities
- OverBreak & UnderBreak calculations using AutoCAD® (Promine)
Ilias Atwani is quite proficient in English, French, Arabic, and Spanish. He spends his time away from work exploring a variety of cultures and customs across the globe.
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.