Global engineering, project delivery and operations management group, DRA Global (“DRA”) is pleased to announce the appointment of Brent Hilscher as the Director of Origination and Process in Western Canada. The organization has been actively growing its service offerings in North and South America and this appointment further supports its objective to expand its services in the region.

Brent joins DRA from Sacré-Davey Engineering in North Vancouver, British Columbia. In addition to his 20 years of experience in mining and mineral processing, Brent has also been involved in the operations of mineral processing plants.

Brent has led design and construction of projects for Teck, Goldcorp, New Gold, Barrick, Xstrata, Agnico Eagle, among others, and, in 2013, he was awarded the CMP Bill Moore Award for technical excellence. Additionally, Brent has consulted as a senior advisor for the World Bank, United Nations, Government of Canada and NASA. Brent has also volunteered as an executive for both the CIM and CMP.

“We are pleased to welcome Brent to our team in the Americas, he is an experienced professional with hands-on engineering and mining project development expertise. Brent’s leadership and extensive knowledge of ore-sorting will compliment DRA Global’s leadership position in minerals processing,” said Pierre Julien, Executive Vice President, Americas at DRA Global.

About DRA

DRA Global is a diversified global engineering, project delivery and operations management group, with an impressive track record spanning more than three decades. Known for its collaborative approach and extensive experience in project origination and delivery, as well as turnkey operations and maintenance services, DRA Global delivers optimal solutions that are tailored to meet clients’ needs.

With expertise in the areas of project development, mining, mineral processing, plant optimisation, operations & maintenance and related water, energy, and infrastructure requirements, DRA Global delivers truly comprehensive solutions to the resources sector. DRA Global employs over 4000 people and offers flexible engineering & operations management services worldwide through 16 offices. For more information, visit www.draglobal.com


Christo Visser
Senior Vice President – DRA Global