TRUSTED SOLUTIONS
DELIVERED WITH INTEGRITY

We immerse ourselves in every venture, working alongside stakeholders to guide projects through each stage of development.

TRUSTED SOLUTIONS
DELIVERED WITH INTEGRITY

We immerse ourselves in every venture, working alongside stakeholders to guide projects through each stage of development.

TRUSTED SOLUTIONS
DELIVERED WITH INTEGRITY

We immerse ourselves in every venture, working alongside stakeholders to guide projects through each stage of development.

BLUE COAST WAS
FOUNDED IN 2009

by accomplished metallurgists, Chris Martin and Rob Thorpe to provide reliable data and value adding consulting services to the global mining industry. From its 12,000 sq.ft. laboratory in Parksville B.C., the Blue Coast team provides world-class metallurgical testing, analytical services, flowsheet development, consulting and operational support.

The past decade has seen remarkable growth and today we are home to one of the world’s most trusted teams of minerals engineers, scientists and technicians, known for providing

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 smart and pragmatic solutions. With operations, laboratory and project development experience that spans decades, the Blue Coast offering speaks to the depth of talent that resides here. Blue Coast has proven itself to be a trusted partner in the global minerals industry. At its heart however, we remain a client focused team driven by a genuine passion for metallurgy.

At Blue Coast, a spirit of collaboration infuses our process. Clients quickly become partners, and solutions feel personalized – because they are.

MEET OUR LEADERSHIP TEAM

Accomplished professionals who lead with conviction
and collaborate as partners.

CHRIS MARTIN

President & Principal Metallurgist

ANDY HOLLOWAY

Vice President, Engineering

ROB THORPE

Associate Senior Metallurgist

ANDREW KELLY

General Manager

BENJAMIN BICHEL

Laboratory Supervisor

ALEX COAKLEY

Administrative Assistant

STEVE WILLIAMS

Vice President

DAVID MIDDLEDITCH

Business Development Manager

CHRIS MARTIN

President & Principal Metallurgist

ANDREW KELLY

General Manager

STEVE WILLIAMS

Vice President

ANDY HOLLOWAY

Vice President, Engineering

BENJAMIN BICHEL

Laboratory Supervisor

DAVID MIDDLEDITCH

Business Development Manager

ROB THORPE

Associate Senior Metallurgist

ALEX COAKLEY

Administrative Assistant

Our industry is all about balance, we understand the need to minimize risk, while maximizing value. As such, we navigate every project with the precision and vigilance it deserves.”

Rob Thorpe, Senior Metallurgist

OUR CLIENTS

Our clients range from major, mid-tier and junior mining companies, to global engineering firms, independent consultants and equipment vendors. We recognize that no two clients are alike, and we adapt our services accordingly – honing in on the information-gap and filling it with decisive data and strategy. Since launching in 2009, Blue Coast has supported more than 400 projects, helping launch new mines and providing support to existing operations around the world. Clients consistently return to Blue Coast- this speaks volumes to the personalized touch and quality of service they find here. We value our clients and their time. Whether you arrive by ferry or float plane, (15-minutes from Vancouver) one of our Blue Coast team members will collect and drive you to our facility.

Work With Us

WE ATTRACT THE
PROBLEM SOLVERS

who bring a natural curiosity to their work. Blue Coast is home to a growing team of professionals who share a passion for science and discovery. Our projects are as diverse as they are distinctive, and a career at Blue Coast opens the door to global adventure. We’re professionals, peers, mentors and friends, and we love what we do.

Grow With Us

Your glimpse into what’s new and noteworthy on the ground and in the laboratory.

HEAD OFFICE:
Unit 2 - 1020 Herring Gull Way
Parksville B.C. Canada | V9P 1R2

TELEPHONE: 1.250.586.0600

FAX: 1.250.586.00445

 EMAIL: [email protected]