Saturday, October 16, 2010

Yay, Us!

Ever since it became obvious that the Chilean mine rescue operation was a well-managed operation, I've been wondering who the project manager was.  Every time something like this happens, the guy (yes, pretty much always a guy) behind the scenes is usually an engineer or a project manager or both.  In certain circles, these guys are superstars.

And here he is:

Straight-talking engineer was behind Chile rescue

SAN JOSE MINE, Chile – Three days after 33 men were sealed deep within a gold mine, Andre Sougarret was summoned by Chile's president.
The Chilean leader got right to the point: The square-jawed, straight-talking engineer would be in charge of digging them out.

 more here

Yay, us!

1 comment:

  1. What a great article. Here's to the engineers!