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Antonio Samaniego

Corporate Consultant, Mining
SRK Lima
Av. La Paz 1227, Miraflores Lima 15074, Peru
+511 206 5900


Dr. Antonio Samaniego, founder of SVS Ingenieros S.A. (now SRK Peru), is a Civil and Mining Engineer, holds an MSc and a PhD (Rock Mechanics) from Imperial College London, UK. He has more than 30 years of experience in geotechnical engineering, rock mechanics and rock engineering, having worked in different mining and civil engineering projects in Peru, Argentina, Mexico, Colombia, Uruguay and Ecuador. Has specific experience related to underground mining method design, rock support, tunnels, open pit slope stability, waste and tailings deposits design and underground space for mining and civil infrastructure.

Dr. Samaniego has authored technical publications and has been speaker at different Peruvian and international conferences. He is a Competent Person (QP) Mining from IOM3. He has been principal professor on rock mechanics at the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Peru from 1976 to 2016. President of the Instituto de Ingenieros de Minas del Peru from 2014 to 2016 and Vice President for South America of the ISRM from 2011 to 2015.

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