Itasca Consulting Canada Inc.

Luigi Cotesta

General Manager and Principal Geomechanics Engineer

Canada
Itasca Consulting Canada Inc.

office: 705 - 522 2697 Ext. 230

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Areas of Expertise

Geomechanical
Rock Mechanics

Luigi Cotesta

General Manager and Principal Geomechanics Engineer

Mr. Cotesta is a Principal Geomechanics Engineer with over 21 years of experience solving geomechanical operational issues and leading numerous geomechanical mine design studies (scoping through execution) for a wide range of mineral deposits for both greenfield and brownfield projects.

His experience on these types of projects involves the collection, analysis and interpretation of site characterisation data, integration and analysis of multi-disciplinary datasets (geological, mine planning/production, geomechanical), sequence evaluation and optimisation, stope and crown pillar design, numerical modelling, model calibration, trade-off studies and mining method evaluation. He has also worked on many research and development projects related to geomechanics and the mining industry.

Mr. Cotesta is currently the General Manager of Itasca Consulting Canada Inc. and serves on the Board of Directors for the corporation.

Education

Master of Engineering, Mineral Resources Engineering, 2011
Laurentian University

Bachelor of Applied Science, Civil Engineering, 1997
University of Ottawa

Awards & Recognition

Recipient of Itasca International Inc.'s President's Award (2012)

Publications

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