Mining Expert Witnesses

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Mining expert witnesses specialize in a variety of fields, including mineral extraction, mine safety, the environmental impact of mining, geotechnical engineering, and mineral processing. Some of the most common specialties among mining expert witnesses also include underground mining, surface mining, mine ventilation, mine equipment operation, and mine reclamation. They have provided opinions on the effects of mining accidents, environmental damage due to mining activities, mine safety regulations, resource estimation, and the economic value of mineral deposits.

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Amy CastilloView profile

ID: 21054

Ms. Amy Castillo

This highly qualified expert has been in the human resources industry for over 15 years. Formerly she serves as the senior human resources manager at Texas Instruments, Inc. Currently, she is the division senior director of human resources at Commerical Metals Company.


Coal Mining Expert Witness | MissouriView profile


Coal Mining Expert Witness | Missouri

This qualified expert has over 40 years of experience in planing and developing mining operations. He holds a B.S. in Mining Engineering from West Virginia University and is certified as a Safety and MHSA Instructor. Registered as a Professional Engineer in 25 states, he has worked on projects across the U.S. including projects in South America and Kuwait. Altogether, his experience amounts to...

Daniel OvertonView profile

ID: 45144

Daniel Overton

This highly qualified expert earned his BS in civil engineering from Colorado State University before earning his MS in geotechnical engineering from the University of California, Los Angeles. Today, he is a licensed professional engineer in 17 states as well as a registered civil and geotechnical engineer. He stays active in his field as a diplomat of geotechnical engineering for the American...


Solid Waste Management & Safety Expert Witness | TennesseeView profile


Solid Waste Management & Safety Expert Witness | Tennessee

This Tennessee based expert entered the waste management industry in 1988, joining the old Browning-Ferris Industries as a District Manager of Environmental, Safety and Health for the Nashville District, covering 22,500 square miles. He was responsible for hiring, training, risk management, claims and compliance with OSHA, DOT and EPA regulations. He later became the Director of Solid Waste for...

Mine Remediation and Reclamation Expert Witness | IdahoView profile


Mine Remediation and Reclamation Expert Witness | Idaho

This expert has spent 35+ years in the mining industry, during which reclamation planning/execution has been a focal point. His experience includes mine and reclamation planning, mine and reclamation plan permitting by way of Environmental Impact Statements (EIS) under the Mineral Leasing Act (MLA) and National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), implementation of best mining and reclamation...


Mining Expert Witness | MissouriView profile


Mining Expert Witness | Missouri

This expert has more than 30 years of experience in academia and industry specifically relating to mine design, planning, and optimization. He earned his undergraduate and masters degrees at Ghana University of Science & Technology, and University of Zambia. He also earned his PhD in mining engineering from the University of Alberta. He is a member of such prestigious societies as the American...


mining and metal industries- pipeline engineering- oil hydrocracking Expert Witness | WashingtonView profile


mining and metal industries- pipeline engineering- oil hydrocracking Expert Witness | Washington

This highly qualified engineering expert has extensive experience in his field. For the past 30 years, he has had specific experience in the mining and metal industry, pipeline engineering, and oil hydrocracking, to name a few. He received his BS in aeronautical engineering from the University of London and his MS in materials engineering from American University in Cairo, Egypt. This expert...


mining  MSHA compliance Expert Witness | VirginiaView profile


mining MSHA compliance Expert Witness | Virginia

This highly qualified mining and MSHA compliance expert has over 20 years of professional experience. He earned his BS in human resources from Geneva College. He is a certified safety professional and an associate in risk management. Additionally, this expert is a member of the American Society of Safety Engineers. Formerly, he has served as the corporate safety director of the Florence Mining...

Work Zone Safety, Mining, and Traffic Construction Expert Witness | North CarolinaView profile


Work Zone Safety, Mining, and Traffic Construction Expert Witness | North Carolina

This highly-qualified expert has over 25 years of experience in work zone safety, with demonstrated experience in health and safety management, regulatory compliance, safety auditing and reviews, and accident and incident investigations in areas of construction and mine safety. He earned his AS in electronics systems technology at Community College of the Air Force and his BS in occupational...

Mining Expert Witness FAQs

What is the role of a mining expert witness in legal proceedings?

A mining expert witness provides specialized knowledge about mining operations, safety standards, and regulations. They can offer insights on liability, causation, and damages in mining-related cases.

What types of cases might require a mining expert witness?

Cases involving mine accidents, environmental damage, mineral rights disputes, or violations of mining safety regulations often require the expertise of a mining expert witness.

Can a mining expert witness help with cases related to mineral valuation?

Yes, a mining expert witness can provide valuable insights into mineral valuation, including factors affecting value such as market trends, extraction costs, and regulatory issues.

Are there subspecialties within the field of mining that an expert witness might focus on?

Yes, some experts may specialize in areas like underground mining, surface mining, mineral processing, mine safety, or geotechnical engineering.

How can a mining expert witness assist in cases involving mine safety violations?

An expert can analyze incident reports, safety protocols, and compliance records to determine if negligence or non-compliance contributed to an accident.

How does Expert Institute select its Mining expert witnesses?

Expert Institute offers a personalized approach to help you find the highest quality experts. We source actively-practicing professionals who match all your requirements for specialty areas, work experience, litigation history, fee range, certifications, location, and more.

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