More than 150 gathered at the Grand Hyatt for a celebration honoring Ta M. Li, the 2015 St. Barbara’s Day award winner, for outstanding contributions to mining.
Mr. Li is regarded as an international authority on minerals industry marketing and business development. During his career, Mr. Li worked for Kennecott Copper at its Bingham Canyon copper mine, SME as editor of Mining Engineering magazine, Golder Associates, Behre Dolbear & Co. and Pincock, Allen and Holt. He also worked for Washington Group International, where he received four consecutive Lion Awards and the Eagle Award in 2007. Ta Li has served as the president or chairman of four major mining professional organizations: SME, the Denver Gold Group, the Northwest Mining (now American Exploration & Mining) Association and the Colorado Mining Association. He currently serves as vice president, business development for Tetra Tech, Inc., a global engineering and environmental consulting firm.
For a link to Mr. Li’s bio and his career achievements, click here.