Klohn Crippen Berger Congratulates New 2021 Associates

June 6, 2021

Len Murray, President & CEO, is pleased to announce the following Associate appointments.
Eugene Cheung, P.Eng., PE
Eugene has 18 years of experience in electrical engineering with a specialization in heavy electrical equipment for power generation facilities and substations. Since joining KCB in 2010, Eugene has been engaged in the upgrade works at various dam and spillway sites throughout British Columbia, including Site C, John Hart, Waneta Expansion, and Revelstoke Generating Stations, as well as various independent power producer plants.
Stephen Clark, P.Eng.
Stephen is a water resources engineer with 9 years of experience in hydraulics, hydrology, and water quality. He has extensive experience in the civil engineering and water resources fields, including river engineering, mine water management, and civil design and construction for several mining projects throughout North America. He joined KCB’s Mining Environmental Group in 2017.
Maxwell Cronk, P.Eng.
Max joined KCB as a co-op student in 2010 and has gained extensive experience as a civil engineer working on mining and geotechnical projects. His experience includes geotechnical site investigations, dam safety reviews, and inspections and project coordination for projects in Canada, the United States, and Mongolia.
Jennifer Durocher, P.Geo. Based in our Sudbury office since 2012, Jennifer is a geochemist experienced in geology, mineralogy, geochemistry, and aqueous environments across several mining-related environments. She has managed and participated in numerous field and waste rock geochemical characterization programs and has worked on surface water sampling and site-wide water quality, waste rock and soil assessments.
Daniel Klassen, P.Eng. Daniel is a geotechnical engineer with 15 years of experience in tailings impoundments, waste dumps, and water retaining dams. His work has included design and analysis for projects from feasibility to construction phase, and field work including site investigations, on-site laboratory soil testing, and construction monitoring. He joined KCB in 2005.
Christopher Kowalchuk, P.Geo.
Chris is an engineering geologist with experience in site characterization studies for heavy civil and mining projects, including tailings embankments, waste rock dumps, oil sands embankments and roads, hydroelectric dams and reservoirs, and marine facilities. Chris joined KCB in 2006 and is currently lead geologist on several tailings projects.
Mukesh Madurai, P.Eng.
Mukesh joined KCB in 2016. He is a senior geotechnical engineer with over 14 years of engineering and consulting experience with geotechnical, infrastructure, oil sands and mine waste projects in Canada. He has extensive project and client management experience working on tailings facilities and mine sites throughout Canada. He has published various conference and journal papers in the research area of geotechnical risk analysis.
Robert Myers, RPEQ
Robert is a senior civil engineer with over 20 years of experience investigating, planning, and designing civil infrastructure including tailings storage facilities, surface water drainage, mine infrastructure pad earthworks and non-process mine infrastructure rural and urban roads. Robert has worked on projects throughout Australia, United Kingdom, United Arab Emirates, Papua New Guinea and Indonesia. Robert first joined KCB in 2013.
Adam Poplawski, P.Eng.
Adam joined our Sudbury office in 2018 and has 12 years of experience providing geotechnical and consulting services in the region. His experience includes developing and executing geotechnical and environmental investigations from planning to reporting. Over the years, he has completed a wide range of projects to meet the needs of the mining and forestry industries as well as private and public corporations.
Mark Rynhoud
Mark has over 25 years of experience in earth-science and environmental disciplines; and joined KCB in 2011. His current experience includes engineering geological direction on major mining engineering projects in the Asia-Pacific region, specifically field investigation, planning and construction support for tailings dams and waste rock dumps.
Maggie Smith, P.Eng.
Maggie has 11 years of consulting experience in the design and construction of dams; and joined KCB in 2017. Her experience includes dam design and construction, geotechnical site investigations, site characterization and construction monitoring for projects throughout Alaska, British Columbia, the Northwest Territories, the Yukon, Ontario, and the Dominican Republic.
Graeme Watt, MIEAust
Graeme is a geotechnical engineer and project manager with over 20 years of experience in the design, construction and management of earth science related civil engineering projects in Australia and overseas. Graeme specialises in engineering management with specific experience in integration between design and construction project phases involving design reviews for constructability. He joined the KCB office in Perth in 2018.