New Extractive Metallurgist – Abigail Sequeira

XPS welcomes Abigail Sequeira, P.Eng. to the extractive metallurgy team as a Program Engineer. Abigail is a P.Eng. and earned her degree from the University of Toronto. She also holds a Professional Project Manager designation and has over 10 years of expertise in extractive metallurgy. She has worked in various areas including milling, roasting, smelting, and chemical refining.  

Abigail brings strong technical skills and professional experience to expand and compliment the capacity XPS Extractive Metallurgy Group. Her ability to work  with operations and technologists/ technology personnel was clearly demonstrated during her tenure at the Vale Copper Cliff operations.  

Please join us in welcoming Abigail to XPS and our talented team.  


XPS hires new Process Control Engineer – Napoleon Reata

XPS is pleased to welcome Mr. Napoleon Reata, P.Eng. to the XPS Process Control Group as a Process Control Engineer.

Napoleon is a graduate of National University of Singapore where he received a Master of Science Degree in Chemical Engineering. He has certifications in Emerson Delta V and extensive experience programming Yokogawa DCS, Rockwell Automation PLCs and Tuning PID loops.

Napoleon’s has over 12 years of work experience most recently with ConocoPhillips in Alberta where he was in charge of automation commissioning & start-up, system maintenance and optimization. Prior to this Canadian experience, Napoleon worked for Yokogawa in automation and advanced control in Middle East and Philippines. Aside from his process control background, he also brings large petrochemical operations experience from his time as an operations engineer.

Please join us in welcoming Napoleon and his family to XPS and Sudbury.