Chuck Edwards, P.Eng.
Mr. Edwards is a Professional Engineer with over 50 years of experience in Research and Development, operations, government service, consulting and engineering management. He is now Principal with Extractive Metallurgy Consulting in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. Chuck specializes in uranium processing for both alkaline and acid leach plants. He was involved in the engineering design of all the current uranium facilities in Saskatchewan's Athabasca Basin, and has worked on uranium projects on five continents. Recently Chuck was a Process Engineering Advisor at the Saskatchewan Research Council. Previously he held positions as Director of Metallurgy at Amec Foster Wheeler, Principal Metallurgist at Cameco Corporation, Regional Coordinator for Mineral Development Agreements for Energy, Mines and Resources Canada, Senior Metallurgist/Process Engineer with Kilborn Western Ltd., and Chief Metallurgist at Eldor Mines, Rabbit Lake, among others.
Chuck has been a Technical Consultant to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), Vienna, Austria since 1999 and served as President of the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum (CIM) in 2011-2012. Chuck was awarded the AIME gold medal for Extractive Metallurgy Technology in 1987, the CMP Best Presentation Award in 1997 and 2007, CMP Mineral Processor of the Year in 2001, CIM Distinguished Lecturer in 2003, CIM Fellowship in 2004, CIM Life Member in 2011, and CIM Distinguished Service Medal in 2013.