Tanya's first job was nickel exploration in mosquito-infested forests in Russian North and then in the snow-covered steppes of Northern Kazakhstan she explored for gold. The first 5 years of her career were spent with BHP Exploration, based out of Moscow, working in Russia, Kazakhstan and Australia. She then spent 11 years in Canada, working on diamond and gold exploration in Nunavut, base metals in British Columbia, and uranium, coal and shale gas in Alberta.
Seeking new adventures Tanya moved to the Netherlands, and started working in Africa, evaluating opportunities for rutile in Cameron, tin in Rwanda, bauxite in Guinea and iron ore in Tasmania. Most recently worked for Behre Dolbear Minerals Industry Advisors based in Kent, UK.
Advance of blockchain technology into mining industry - update
Blockchain technology continues to penetrate more areas in mining, from already traditional application of tracking supply chains to newer, more exciting applications in managing contracts and data flows