Chris Poling

Senior Project Manager

Chris Poling Senior Project Manager

Chris is a cement industry specialist and seasoned project leader with a passion for ensuring our clients achieve the highest levels of safety, efficiency and profitability. His innovative problem solving ability has resulted in numerous processes and equipment that help manufacturers turn waste materials into profit, and he is working with EFI Group to commercialize several authored patents related to removing mercury from industrial gas streams and byproducts.

During his career, and among many other achievements, Chris developed six patents related to mercury removal and ash beneficiation, received the Blue Circle Cement North America Achievement Award and the International Concrete Repair Industry Award of Excellence and was 1st Runner-Up in the Consulting Engineers Council of Louisiana’s Engineering Excellence Competition. He is also an author and international speaker on topics related to mercury capture and innovative grinding.

Prior to joining EFI Group, Chris held leadership positions at a number of high-profile companies including SCB International Materials where he served as Vice President of Mercury Capture Systems and Lafarge North America where he was Plant Manager at the Richmond BC and Sparrows Point locations.

Chris earned his BEng in Engineering Management & MS in Civil Engineering Construction Management from Stevens Institute of Technology and also completed the Ashridge Emerging Managers Program and the Duke Executive Development Program, INSEAD.


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