Ross has worked for Snowden Associates in Sydney as well as running his own consulting business where he developed numerous mining
databases including a complete open pit and underground production management system that he installed at three significant operating mines.
He also developed his own resource estimation database system that interfaces with Surpac’s resource modeling tools.
Resource Evaluations and Mine Geology
Ross has been the Competent Person for a number of Australian mining companies where he was responsible for the resource drill outs,
data management and resource estimations. He has also been involved in setting up grade control systems using Surpac and he has
developed a large library of Surpac macros and Access databases for mining.
Ross has been using Surpac since 1988 when he was the Mine Geologist at the Peak Hill Gold Mine in WA.
He setup and ran the UK office For the Surpac Software International Group and then moved to the Canadian office where he provided training,
support and consulting services. He has written numerous stand-alone TCL scripting macros that interface directly with Access databases.
Ross has been using Leapfrog for over 5 years and is an experienced GIS software user.