Gord McKenna

Adjunct Professor

BGC Engineering Inc
Vancouver, BC


Dr Gord McKenna is a Senior Geotechnical Engineer, with BGC Engineering Inc. in Vancouver. He has 24 years of experience as a geotechnical engineer in the mining industry, including 17 years working at the Syncrude Canada Mildred Lake oil sands operation in northeastern Alberta, Canada, with the past seven years as a geotechnical consultant to mines in Saskatchewan, Alberta, British Columbia, the USA and Central and South America. Gord's specialties include landform design and closure planning, oil sands and mine waste geotechniques and tailings technology development. Dr McKenna is a member of the Land Reclamation International Graduate School (LRIGS) Management Committee.