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Scott Jones brings over 30 years of experience in the mining industry, with expertise in exploration, progressive operations supervision and engineering roles.
Prior to joining Taseko in 2006, Mr. Jones held roles in grass roots exploration, as well as operations and engineering roles in both open pit and underground mining as Pit Superintendent at the Williams Mine, Area Superintendent of Engineering and Geology at the Williams and David Bell Mines, and Senior Mining Engineer with Teck’s corporate engineering group.
Since joining the Company, Mr. Jones has been focused on the Environmental Assessment and engineering feasibility aspects of the New Prosperity Project and advancing the Aley Niobium feasibility study. Under his supervision, he has led Taseko’s engineering team in the successful extension of Gibraltar’s mine life from 12 years in 2004, to 27 years following the most recent reserve update in March 2011.
Scott Jones is a mining engineer whose formal education includes a Diploma in Mining Technology from British Columbia Institute of Technology and a Bachelor of Engineering in Mining from McGill University.