Mining Engineering Outstanding Achievement Award
William Schweng is the president/owner of WTS Technical Services. Born and raised in Timmins, Ontario and a graduate of Haileybury School of Mines (HSM), he worked as an underground miner, production supervisor and then mine planner at Dome Mine until 1997. Since then, he has been involved in productivity improvement, feasibility studies, project management, mine design and mentorship. He is a hands-on problem solver with a back-to-basics approach.
As an independent consultant and contractor, he has gained experience both in Canada and abroad. He has held such positions as exploration database administrator, technical services manager and vice president of technical services and project manager for various companies.
Currently he is a director of the HSM Alumni Association and was instrumental in the resurrection of the CIM Porcupine Branch in 2010.