Udo Helmut Renk

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Renk, Udo 2075935Title: President

Company: Renk Mining Consulting & Associates Inc.

Location: Grand Prairie, AB, Canada

As the president of a global mining consulting company, Udo Renk is an expert in large-scale coal mine development and extension projects. In addition, he contributes his four decades of experience to coal mining investments, operational mine management, mining engineering and mine safety systems. His expertise extends to mining due diligence and permits, and he also oversees licenses, design, engineering and mining technology. As the president of Renk Mining Consulting & Associates Inc., he works on building the company by overseeing human resources, sales, marketing, training and job development programs and motivational programs.

Throughout Mr. Renk’s career, he has prolifically worked as a mine manager, where he was responsible for reducing lost time injuries and the severity of lost time injuries by 93 percent. During this time, he also tripled production. He has been invited on numerous occasions to speak at technical presentations on mine safety and mining engineering. He has spoken at the AusIMM conference in Christchurch, the Underground Coal Mine Safety Research Collaboration in Edmonton, the CIM branch in Calgary and the MineExpo International in Las Vegas. He also maintains membership to the Society of Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration, the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum, the Canadian Underground Coal Mine Safety Collaboration, the Coal Association of Canada and the German Association for Foreign Mining. Read the rest of this entry »


Iain Forrester

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Title: Managing Director

Company: Forrester HSSEQ Consultants Ltd

Location: United Kingdom

Iain Forrester enjoys building and developing companies, and decided to utilize his own experience to assist other companies. Mr. Forrester owns and managers Forrester HSSEQ Consultants Ltd, a renowned consultancy that provides project solutions, including health, safety, security, environment and quality demands within the oil and gas, renewable energy, and construction industries. An expert in offshore oil and gas, and renewable energy, Mr. Forrester always looks to meet and exceed his clients’ expectations. He prides himself on delivering high-quality services and continues to educate himself through his experience. Mr. Forrester attributes his success to years of training and listening and learning throughout a career with one of largest companies in the world. And he is putting the lessons learned during this 20-year period into practice. Moving forward, Mr. Forrester aims for continued growth. He would also like to develop a new company from startup through to its first contract award. Read the rest of this entry »