Vlad Solodkin

Chief Engineer, Bulk Materials Handling, Transportation & Logistics

Vlad's extensive experience in bulk materials handling, systems configuration, optimization and detailed design spans 16 countries.

Every project has its challenges and a unique aspect to it. I enjoy providing engineering solutions to complex technical problems, offering the client value-added results.

Vlad brings to Ausenco over 30 years of global experience in industrial design, bulk materials handling and machine design including conveyors, mining and classifying equipment, storage and processing facilities, and dust collection systems for the handling of coal, cement, iron ore and other commodities.

Vlad’s expertise in planning, studies, conceptual and detailed layout and design, and project management was gained from international high profile projects in North America, South America, Australia, Africa and Asia. His most recent projects included Engineering Manager and Owner’s Engineer for the Las Bambas Pit Development PFS in Peru; the Lead Engineer for the Detailed Design of the large conveyor upgrade at Neptune Bulk Terminals in Canada, and the Materials Handling and Mechanical Discipline Lead and Deputy PM for the Mina de Cobre Mine in Panama.

Vlad specialises in:

  • Bulk Terminal Design
  • Design and Construction
  • Transportation and Shipping Projects and Studies

Country experience:

  • Australia
  • Belarus
  • Brazil 
  • Canada
  • Chile
  • Colombia 
  • Hong Kong 
  • Indonesia
  • Kenya
  • Mexico 
  • Panama 
  • Peru
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Thailand 
  • USA
  • Vietnam
Areas of expertise
Industrial
Project Delivery
  • Commissioning
  • Construction Management
  • Detailed Design
  • EPC/EPCM Contracting
  • Program Management
Transportation & Logistics
  • Asset Integrity
  • Bulk & Marine Terminal Design
  • Construction Management
  • Transportation & Shipping Studies
Minerals & Metals
Project Delivery
  • Commissioning
  • Contract Operations
  • EPC/EPCM Contracting
  • Construction Management
  • Lump Sum Turn Key
Transportation & Logistics
  • Asset Integrity
  • Bulk Terminal Design
  • Design & Construction
  • Simulation & Optimisation
  • Transportation & Shipping Studies
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