Simon Houlding is a Vancouver-based professional engineer with an international practice providing services for educational courseware, learning systems and management reporting systems for applications in mining and the geosciences. He has an authority on XML and its application to multi-lingual education and training projects on the Internet ... developer of an XML-based authoring environment and courseware template for online research, learning, certification and reporting.
Simon is the founder of EduMine (the professional development division of InfoMine Inc), the premier provider of online technical reference, continuing education and professional development for a global audience of mining and geoscience personnel and companies ... see www.edumine.com.
Simon has more than thirty years experience in mining, engineering, systems and educational projects. His qualifications include a B.Sc.(Civil) in 1966 and an M.Sc.(Eng) in 1972 from the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa.
Simon is also the author of several technical books and CDs.
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