Kevin Hawton is a Specialist Engineer based in Knight Piésold’s North Bay office. He has 22 years of experience in providing geotechnical engineering support to mining projects, specifically related to the planning, design, and construction of tailings and water management facilities, waste rock dumps, and other site infrastructure.
Kevin’s areas of expertise include site investigations, geotechnical engineering (soils and permafrost), tailings and water management, embankment design, slope stability, hydrotechnical, and construction QA/QC. Kevin has worked on projects located in Canada (Ontario, Northern Manitoba, Nunavut, Northwest Territories), USA (Alaska), Russia (Siberia), the Philippines, Cuba, and Chile. Plus, he has also been involved in the design and review for projects in many other countries around the world.