Colin B.

Contracts Director with 36+ years experience in Mining

United Kingdom

Colin commenced his training as a Junior Engineer with Crouch Mining Limited in 1987, progressing to UK wide Senior Engineer by 1993. In 1995 Colin was appointed Assistant Quarry Manager on Europe’s l...see more

  • Mining & Minerals
  • Operations


  • Pre-vetted expert
  • Confirmed hourly rate
  • Available on short notice


Contracts Director

Martyn Ward Plant Ltd
14 years
Current position
Apr 2009 - Present
Sales / Marketing / Operations and Development. Tendering, operating and commercial control for Earthworks, Crushing, Demolition & Recycling Contracts, and operated plant hire. Internal...see more

UK Operations Manager

ATH Resources
4 years
Apr 2005 - Mar 2009
Operations and Development - Responsible for the safe and efficient operations within 5 mines / railhead facility. Setting and monitoring budgets in excess of £100m/year. Identifying ne...see more

Regional Manager

Murray International Holdings
11 months
Apr 2004 - Mar 2005
Operations and Development - Developing new sites, Restoring previously worked sites within budget and strict environmental conditions

Project Manager

Boskalis Westminster Ltd.
1 year
Mar 2003 - Mar 2004
Overseas operations - Marine Drilling and Blasting, Ensuring carried out efficiently, safely and within budget

Mine Manager

Crouch Mining & Scottish Coal
6 years
Jul 1997 - Feb 2003
Operations - Managing 250 plus operatives on site and dealing with all relevant stakeholders

Jnr Engineer / Engineer / Snr Engineer / Ast Manager

Crouch Mining
9 years
Jul 1987 - Jun 1996
Operations - Setting Out, Surveying, Ground Modelling, Volumetric Calculations. Learning Management

Apprentice - Construction

Nelson & McNeish
1 year
Jan 1986 - Jan 1987
Learning all aspects of Plastering, Slating, Tiling, Rough Casting, Brickwork as well as estimating quantities of materials

Industries, roles and expertise

Industry experience

  • Mining & Minerals

Role experience

  • Operations