Skelly and Loy has hired Kimberly Britton as a CAD Specialist in its Wise, Va., office.
In this role, Ms. Britton prepares maps, plans, cross sections, and other types of CAD drawings, prepares exhibits for
permit applications and other technical reports, and prepares field surveys as needed. With more than 16 years
experience, she provides CAD services using the AutoCAD 2010 suite of products (AutoCAD Map, Raster Design, and
Land Desktop.) Ms. Britton is an experienced survey crew member, proficient with ArcMap, ArcCatalog, and ArcToolbox
as well as being experienced with GPS survey equipment using Terrasynch software and Pathfinder Office to postprocess.
Most recently, Ms. Britton worked for Virginia Department of Mines, Minerals, and Energy where she reviewed
annual and final maps for state approval.
In fall of 2010, Skelly and Loy expanded its operations into Wise, Virginia, located in the heart of the Appalachian
Mountains and Central Appalachian Coal Region. This location allows the firm the opportunity to more effectively offer its
engineering and environmental services to the central Appalachian region. Skelly and Loy has been providing mining
engineering services throughout the United States and around the world for the past 42 years. Skelly and Loy’s Mining
Services Group is staffed with experienced mining engineers (surface and underground), geologists, and scientists who
can guide proposed and active mining operations from a pre-feasibility stage through geologic investigations, detailed
design, permitting (state and federal), and reclamation. Our mining engineering services are offered to mining companies,
electric utilities relying on coal as a boiler fuel,