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Mike Hare

Education: B.S. Mining Engineering, Minor in Geological Engineering, Colorado School of Mines


Montana Manroc Developments: Vice President of Manroc at Stillwater Mining Company, Nye Side. To date have driven 3100’ of production and development Alimak raises through type II to type IV ground. Currently operating four experimental Alimak raise accessed stopes.

Clark Construction Company: Shaft Engineer for Clark Contstruction at Newmont Gold’s Leeville Mine Ventilation Shaft near Carlin, Nevada. Setup, excavation and lining of a 20’ diameter by 1500’ deep shaft with station.

American Mine Services: Project Superintendent on the following highway jobs: WYDOT Cody West Project – blasting and stabilization, WDOT Alpine to Hoeback Junction Project – blasting and stabilization, SDOT Strawberry Hill Project – precision blasting of highway cuts close to homes and other structures.

Project Manager - Redrocks Ampitheatre Visitor’s Center and Safety Improvements Project in Morrison Colorado. Responsible for precision blasting, shotcrete/soil-nail walls and ground anchors necessary to construct the new visitor’s center.

Project Superintendent - Patterson Materials Mine in Wingdale New York. Operation of an 100,000 ton/month underground room and pillar mine. Doubled mine production and finished contract ahead of schedule while maintaining an excellent safety record.

Atkinson Construction Company: Shift Engineer at the Bath Iron Works Land Level Transfer Facility in Bath, Maine. Assisted with the design, fabrication and use of a hydraulic pile adjustment system.

Shift Foreman - IMC Kalium Project in Carlsbad, New Mexico. The project included rehabilitation and installation of a new load out facility in the #2 shaft.

American Mine Services: Project Manager - Tongue River Primary Outflow Works Project in Decker Montana. The project included the excavation and lining of the primary outflow tunnel and gate shaft, installation of pre-stressed anchors in the new spillway and flip bucket.

Atkinson Construction Company: Project Engineer - Parsa Tunnel Project in En Boqeq Israel. The project involved the stabilization, grouting and extension of an exploratory decline. Used pre-excavation grout covers to reduce heavy water inflows.

Intermountain Mine Services: Project Engineer – American Girl Mining Joint Venture in Winterhaven California. Worked as an engineer, surveyor and miner during the development phase of an underground gold mine. Development work included driving of decline, level stub outs, drop raises and bored ventilation raises.

Miner at an underground “oil mining” project in Zapata Texas.

Yenter Companies: Assistant Blaster on the CDOT Highway 285 Widening Project, Phase 2. Learned precision blasting techniques for large highway cut blasts.

Engineer and miner at an underground limestone mine near Salida Colorado.

Colorado School of Mines/Yenter Companies/FMC Gold

Shifter/Miner at the Colorado School of Mines Edgar Mine. Driller and Blaster in training on a residential blasting crew with Yenter Companies (summer work). Haul Truck Driver and powder crew at FMC Gold’s Paradise Peak Mine in Gabbs, Nevada (summer work).

Alta Gold Company: Geologist Technician at the Elder Creek Mine near Battle Mountain, Nevada. Responsible for geologic mapping, sampling and grade control at an open pit gold mine. Organized and implemented a geochemical exploration program.

Current Blasting Licenses: Montana, Wyoming and Nevada.





Kelly Cowlishaw - President




Mike Hare - Vice President