BBE Canada will be headed by Dr Stephen Hardcastle
BBE Canada will be headed by Dr Stephen Hardcastle

BBE Consulting, the internationally recognised mine ventilation and bulk air conditioning specialist, is now expanding its global footprint to Canada.

BBE works alongside mining clients in all sectors to find project-specific solutions by offering an integrated approach to ventilation, bulk air conditioning, refrigeration and chilled water reticulation from conceptual ventilation and heat load analysis through to detail engineering and procurement management.

The Canadian office, located in Sudbury, Ontario, will be supported by over 100 engineers from established BBE offices in South Africa and Australia.

BBE Canada will be headed by Dr. Stephen Hardcastle previously senior scientist with Natural Resources Canada and head of CanmetMINING’s Mine Ventilation Research. Dr Hardcastle has over 30 years mining experience and has worked with the majority of Canadian mining companies over the last three decades focusing on making mines more energy efficient while maintaining or improving health and safety for mine workers.

Opening in February 2016, the office will provide the full range of BBE core services including mine ventilation planning; main fan, refrigeration and air cooler design and detail engineering; together with occupational health services and training.

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