2020 Young Resource Leader Award
Andrea Bauer, P. Eng., Director, Asset Management, KMC Mining Corporation
Andrea holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Mining and Mineral Engineering) from the University of Alberta. She began her career as Mine Performance Engineer at KMC’s operations in Northern Alberta, progressing to Manager and then Director of Technical Services. In 2018 she added the responsibility of Asset Management to her portfolio. Through her career, she has been instrumental in leading teams in the development of a robust, multi-component and all season Emissions Reduction Program and Idle Management Systems.
Andrea has experience leading strategic teams for Continuous Improvement, Project Estimating and Asset Management including being Chairperson of the Large Tire Users Group of the Surface Mining and Research Technology (SMART) organization. She is a member of APEGA and past member of Canadian Institute of Mining (CIM).
Andrea is a volunteer with many non-profit organizations. She has served as a board member of ShareLife Foundation, an organization that sponsors initiatives that enhance education, relief of poverty and offers lasting hope to those in marginalized communities. Her community involvement includes time with local food banks, youth programs and child advocacy for Compassion Canada, Compassion International and World Vision.
Andrea has been married to Jon for 17 years and they reside in St. Albert, Alberta with their two children.