General Manager, Paintearth and Sheerness Mines
Kyle is a qualified Mining Engineer with 12 years’ experience in the industry. Kyle started his career with Prairie Mines & Royalty LTD at the Highvale Mine in Alberta, Canada, after completing his degree in Mining Engineering at the University of Alberta.
Starting in the coal industry, Kyle gained experience through several engineering roles which progressed to different Operational Leadership positions working at several Alberta coal mines.
Following a short sojourn for work experience in Australia, Kyle decided to continue his career in Canada. Prior to Westmoreland acquiring Sherritt’s Canadian mines, Kyle worked in several key roles in both Engineering and Operations Departments as Mine Superintendent, Engineering Manager and Mine Manager at the Highvale, Coal Valley, and Genesee Mines. Kyle then accepted a senior role with Westmoreland as General Manager for both the Paintearth and Sheerness Mines.
Kyle is a member of the Association of Professional Engineers, Geologists and Geophysicists in Alberta (APEGA) and holds a Permit to Practice as a Professional Engineer. Kyle also currently Chairs the Workforce Adjustment Committee relating to coal workers affected by government actions in Alberta.