Mr. Hutson is BRS’ Senior Engineer and Project Manager. He is a registered Professional Engineer and Geologist, and a Qualified Person (QP) under TSX regulations. Mr. Hutson has participated in various roles in mine development, permitting and licensing, and mine reclamation projects for more than 21 years in Wyoming. Prior to registration as both a Professional Engineer and Professional Geologist, Mr. Hutson performed site inspection, construction management, surveying, geologic investigation, and design tasks for both surface and underground mine reclamation projects. Recent project roles include Project Manager and Project Engineer for multiple large reclamation projects.
Mr. Hutson was the Project Engineer throughout the investigation and design phases for AML Projects 16G-II Day Loma, 16L Sunset Pit and 16N, the D9 & K Pit projects and has led efforts, in partnership with Wyoming AML, in the implementation of Natural RegradeTM geomorphic reclamation techniques with respect to design and construction in mine land reclamation for both coal and non-coal sites.
Mr. Hutson’s current responsibilities include project management, directing and participation in site investigations, surface water hydrology, earthworks design, cost estimation, preparation of plans and specifications, and contract administration. Mr. Hutson is a registered member of the SME and is a QP and has participated in the preparation of numerous Technical Reports for uranium projects. In 2009 he published “Application of Best Available Technology to Reclamation Design and Integration with Mine Planning” for SME.
Mr. Hutson has provided technical assistance in the development of WDEQ Permits to Mine and USNRC Source Materials Licenses including design assistance for operations and restoration plans, permit preparation, evaluation of regulatory environments, geotechnical stability evaluations, and development of mining and reclamation designs for active and proposed mining operations. Mr. Hutson’s permitting experience includes completion of baseline studies (soils, radiology, hydrology, etc.) for mine permitting, coordination with specialists for NEPA clearances, preparation of Environmental Assessments, and obtaining construction permits including NPDES, SEO, COE, and others.
Harold is married to his lovely wife Amy and they have five beautiful children. He enjoys living in Wyoming for the great outdoor opportunities he participates in including hunting, fishing, backpacking, exploring historic and archaeological sites, and snowboarding and snowmobiling. Harold also enjoys classic vehicle restoration, woodwork, playing the bass guitar, and “fiddling around building stuff”. He and his wife are active in their local church and enjoy traditional living including gardening, small livestock husbandry, and off the grid projects such as wood burning, passive solar, and geothermal projects.