Scott Ferguson is the Senior Cave Engineer and UAS Site Lead for the Henderson Mine in Empire, Colorado. With over a decade of experience in the mining and technology sectors, he manages the production, drilling and blasting, and geomechanical engineering teams to leverage and synchronize the varied expertise his team offers into a consolidated, synergistic cave management group. As a part of this role, Scott is spearheading one of Freeport-McMoRan Incs. site-based ‘UAS Center’s for Excellence’ – driving efforts to identify and implement new and novel UAS technologies to optimize processes within underground block caving mine operations and Freeport-McMoRan Inc. as a whole. Scott is a graduate of the Colorado School of Mines with a BSc. in Geological Engineering. When not turning big rocks into little rocks at work, he enjoys adventures with his family including managing the miniature petting zoo that is their hobby farm, camping, and giving back to the community via animal rescue volunteerism and serving on the board of the local fire district.
September 5-7, 2023 • Caesars Forum • Las Vegas