Tim Joseph

Known worldwide for his expertise in dipper and bucket design based on site specific machine performance, the rapid dampening suspension system, tire performance & life metrics, and ground – equipment interactions; Tim Joseph is the Principal Engineer, JPI Ltd. mine equipment & engineering, serving the global mining industry (www.jpicanada.com). He is best known for his contributions to the design of the Terex MT6300 (now CAT 798F) 410 ton haul truck, the P&H oil sands specific dipper and the JPI double-curve dipper, real-time tkph, g-level analysis and geometric analysis approaches for body design and rolling resistance evaluation.

A proponent of sustainable closure, Tim’s counsel has been sought by the United Nations, Ministers of Energy and Mines in Peru and across Latin America, and Canada’s Ambassadors in Peru & Bolivia, Ecuador, Argentina, Colombia and the Dominican Republic. His most recent sustainability work in East Africa was the development of a regional position on green steel for the Commonwealth Secretariat.

He is also Professor Emeritus, Mining Engineering and the former Associate Dean, Faculty of Engineering University of Alberta, Canada having trained over 50 M.Sc. and Ph.D. graduates and thousands of engineers with 50+ journal and 200+ conference papers to his name. He is a Board Director of Engineers Canada, APEGA and Ambassador to the Canadian Institute of Mining (CIM). A former multi-term Vice-President of CIM and one of the founders of the Surface Mining Association for Research & Technology (SMART), now the Global Mining Group (GMG); Tim Joseph was awarded the CIM Distinguished Service Medal for his lifetime contributions to the global mining industry in 2011 and the SMART Distinguished Service Award in 2013.

Having training thousands of professionals through JPI’s professional development short courses and workshops over the past 20+ years, Tim introduced the 18 month, 9 course ‘Mastering Mining Operations & Decisions’ professional development diploma in 2018 with graduates awarded JPI’s M.Dipl. (Min. Ops.) credential.

Tim’s clients continue to range from global mining companies to OEMs, international service providers and consultant designers from Australia to Africa, Europe, North & South America. He is currently working on autonomous haulage in Chile, oil sands haulage electrification in Canada, bucket design & performance metrics in Germany, and multiple project foci through InnoTech with MARIOS.