Our Background

CAM has successfully executed its responsibilities as the Independent Engineer and Independent Environmental and Social Consultant for commercial lenders, export credit agencies, multilateral development banks, and other financial institutions on more than forty-five projects throughout the world.

Other projects we have completed include QA/QC planning for exploration programs, exploration audits, exploration program design, resource and reserve estimation, reserve audits, due diligence reviews of feasibility studies, preparation of feasibility studies, closure planning and reclamation, environmental and social due diligence reviews, and technical support to the project finance and legal communities. In the past ten years, we have completed assignments for mining projects with capital construction costs ranging from US$ 300 million to over US$ 12 billion.

INDEPENDENT ENGINEER AND INDEPENDENT ENVIRONMENTAL AND SOCIAL CONSULTING EXPERIENCE

CAM has performed the function of Independent Engineer and Independent Environmental and Social Consultant for financial institutions including commercial lenders, export credit agencies, and multilateral development banks.

The assignments that are undertaken by principals and senior personnel include:

  • Technical Due Diligence Review
  • Environmental, Social, Health and Safety, and Security Due Diligence Review
  • Review of Material Contracts and Authorizations
  • Completion Test Advice and Verification
  • Construction and Project Pre-Completion Period Monitoring
  • Post-Completion Monitoring

Meet Our Founders

George A. Armbrust

Senior Geologist

Education: B.S., Ph.D., CPG
Experience/Specialties: 40+ years. Dr. Armbrust managed over 80 geological evaluations/reserve audits throughout North America, South America, Africa, Russia, and Southeast Asia. The studies included reserve audits for SEC filings, feasibility studies, technical appraisals, privatization plans, and general project reviews. Dr. Armbrust served as project manager/principal geologist on due diligence reviews for a number of major projects including Anatolia, Ahafo, Veladero, Antamina, Bulyanhulu, Batu Hijau, Los Pelambres, and Candelaria projects. He has prepared or audited resource and reserve estimates worldwide, including Esquel in Argentina, Wassa in Ghana, Ellatzite in Bulgaria, and Kubaka in Siberia. Fluent in Spanish.

George is still active with the company on a limited basis.

Kenneth L. Meyer

Senior Facility Design, Construction and Infrastructure Engineer

Education: B.S., M.S.
Experience/Specialties: 40+ years. Domestic and international experience in the design, construction, and operation of industrial production facilities and associated infrastructure. Mr. Meyer is experienced in design, application, and operation of mechanical and electrical equipment; piping design; process control engineering; and civil/structural engineering. He has been the principal facilities engineering, construction and infrastructure reviewer for Ambatovy, Tenke-Fungurume, Kouilou, Cerro Corona, Cerro Verde, Anatolia, Ahafo, Veladero, Batu Hijau, Antamina, Los Pelambres, San Cristobal, Bulyanhulu, and principal designer for feasibility studies on Golden Queen, Rosia Montana, Wassa Satellite Goldfields, and Esquel in Argentina. Mr. Meyer has extensive foreign experience in Europe, Middle East, Persian Gulf, Asia, and South America. Fluent in Italian.

Kenneth is still active with the company on a limited basis.

Gregory F. Chlumsky

Principal Process Engineer

Education: B.S. Chemistry and Chemical Engineering

Gregory is no longer active with the company.

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