CMI´s Principle Profiles
Delbert Lowe Partner Profile:
Over forty five years experience in the Saskatchewan Mining Industry and various other agricultural and commercial industries. Served in senior management positions in various companies specializing in maintenance and design of equipment, hydraulic systems and systems engineering. This experience includes:
  • Design, Project and Construction Management including:
    • Mining machine fabrication and assembly of hydraulic and electrical systems
    • Mining machine hydraulic system upgrades
    • Bulk Materials Handling Systems including:
      • Belt conveyor up to 1500 hp
      • Belt Feeder
      • Belt Tripper
      • Impact Sliders and Transition Chutes
      • Feeder/Breaker Systems
    • Rotary Plow Feeder Systems
    • Mobile Equipment for the Mining Industry
      • Bolting Equipment
      • Mobile Lube and Water Trucks
      • Service Trucks
    • Dust Collection Systems
    • Belt & Cable Reeling Systems
    • Underground Potash Mine Expansion Projects
  • Senior Manager for Hydraulics & Fluid Power Companies
    • Extensive Hydraulics Design & Troubleshooting Experience in all Heavy Industrial Applications
    • Hydraulic Training for Operations and Maintenance Personnel
  • General Maintenance Foreman for underground potash mine
  • Service Representative for mining equipment originally installed in the Saskatchewan Potash Industry
    • Assembly and commissioning of Marietta Miners
    • Developed Maintenance and Training Procedures

Dwayne Howatt, P. Eng. Partner Profile:
Over fifteen years of surface and underground management experience in maintenance, engineering and projects in potash mining and nitrogen fertilizer operations. This experience includes:
  • Project and Construction Management including:
    • Contract Administration
    • Site Construction Coordination and Supervision
    • Cost and Schedule Control
  • Feasibility Studies for 250,000 and 500,000 MTPY Potash Expansions
  • Potash Loadout Expansion
  • Tailings Management Area Expansion Project
  • Superintendent, Maintenance for underground potash mine
  • Coordinator, Engineering for Surface and Underground Potash Mining Operations
  • Foreman, Maintenance for underground potash mine
  • Project Engineer executing feasibility studies, design, and on-site coordination in Surface Potash Operation
  • Project Engineer for Nitrogen Operation plant expansion

Sean McGill Partner Profile:
Over eighteen years experience in Saskatchewan and Alberta in the following industries: mining, oil & gas, forestry, agriculture, industrial and various others. This experience ranges from service manager in a hydraulic shop to technical sales of hydraulic and power transmission equipment to branch manager. This experience includes:
  • Project and Construction Management including:
    • Mining machine fabrication and assembly of hydraulic and electrical systems
    • Design, Manufacture and Commission
      • Bolting Equipment
      • Mobile Lube and Water Trucks
      • 1750 hp Hydraulic Compactor Drives for the Potash Industry
  • Extensive Hydraulics Design & Troubleshooting Experience in all Heavy Industrial Applications
  • Hydraulic Training for Operations and Maintenance Personnel
  • Applications design for various power transmission components