EMILY BALLENT

BSc (Honors) Geology

mailto:emily@osyras.com

 

 

 

 

OBJECTIVE

 

My objective is to expand my experience and knowledge in geology, as well as employ new technology to help solve geological problems.

 

 

 

 

SUMMERY OF QUALIFICATIONS

 

- BSc Graduate of the Earth Science program at the University of Waterloo

- can dominate any computer program on earth, triumphs include:

         AutoCad 2000

         Photoshop, Paint Shop Pro

         Windows, WordPerfect, MS Word, Excel, Powerpoint

 

 

WORK EXPERIENCE

 

April Sept. 2004 Core-logging Geologist, Minamar Mining Corp., Nunavut

Project: Surface drilling to increase the gold reserve

- NQ core logging, sampling

- assisting in setting up drill orientation

- Re-logging old holes and creating geological sections of the deposit

- Helping helicopter sling core

 

Feb. March 2004 Core-logging Geologist, Amador Gold Corp., Kenora, Ontario

Project: Drilling to increase the gold reserve so that a mine could be developed

- NQ core logging, sampling and sawing

- assisting in locating suitable drill collar sites and line cutting

- setting up forsites & checking drill orientations

 

June Sept. 2003 Senior Geological Assistant, True North Gems, Yukon Territory

Project: To increase emerald reserve so that a mine can be developed

- digitizing maps in AutoCad 2000

- supervisor of the emerald sorting plant

- recording sample data and updating digital records

- mapping underground and trench

- agrochemical soil sampling, general prospecting and sample analysis

- detailed prospecting

- general camp maintenance

 

March May 2003 Office Assistant & AutoCad Drafter, Dumont Nickel, Toronto, ON

- scanning & vectorizing documents and digitizing in AutoCad 2000

- general Office Duties

May Sept. 2002 Geological Assistant, Aurora Platinum, Sudbury, ON

Project: Finding and focusing kimberlite targets for possible diamond exploration

- 2 months field camp in Northern Ontario

         Collecting overburden samples, organizing fly camps, general camp maintenance and outing preparation

- organizing map library and developing a catalog system

 

Summer 2001 Geological Assistant, Placer Dome, Dome Mine, Timmins ON

Project: Expanding the reserves of the mine on a new adjacent property

- data manipulation and interpretation using AutoCAD 2000 and

ArcView

- digitizing maps in AutoCAD 2000

- geological interpretation of x-section based on structural data

- collecting structural data in the field

- locating and marking drill sites

- measuring and labeling core, small amount of core logging

- cutting core

- using the GPS, Compass, digital camera and area geological

maps

Summer 2000 Geological Assistant, Ontario MNDM Mines Group, Sudbury, ON

- assisting in preparing tenders and attending vendor briefings

- participating in geological field trips

- designing and building 2 display cabinets

- downloading digital maps and converting them to CAD drawings

- updating digital data and digital maps with mine hazards metadata

- researching mine hazard site assessment reports

SAFETY CERTIFICATES

 

- Emergency First Aid and CPR

- WHMIS credit

 

INTERESTS AND ACTIVITIES

 

Camping and Outdoor Activities

- knowledgeable and experienced in GPS operation

- helicopter experience and safety training

- water safety and rescue training

- canoe safety and stroke training

- experienced in camping in tents and cabins

- outboard motor training

 

President, MPSH Environmental Committee, 1994 - 1997

Initiated and organized all committee activities, including:

- recycling program

- committee participation in city clean-up projects

- shrub and tree planting project

- school-wide environmental awareness program

 

Cooking Skills

- experience in burning water

 

 

References available upon request

 

 

Last Update: September 16, 2004