Energy and Industry

Mine Development, Operations, Closure & Remediation

Our services span the entire life of a mine—including pre-mining baseline studies, permitting, operational compliance, pit dewatering, tailings dam monitoring, reclamation and mine closure. Our experts can solve specific issues, while giving broad guidance to help manage your environmental and engineering challenges. Through each of the services below, and more, we’ll be with you every step of the way.

Abandoned Mine Lands/Legacy Mines

Agencies and mining companies face an increasing challenge of managing and reclaiming inactive, abandoned and legacy mining or mill sites. Our staff have decades of experience with historic mining operations, both simple and complex, from initial discovery and assessment, characterization, engineering design, to construction and reclamation.

  • Natural Resource Damage Assessments
  • Assessments/Characterization
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Engineering and Bid Documents
  • Removal/Remedial Actions
  • Reclamation and Closure
  • Yard Cleanups
Operating Mines

Our environmental and engineering expertise can help your mine stay compliant and avoid regulatory entanglements. Our MSHA-trained mining staff understand the importance of safety at mine sites—whether active or dormant. Read more about our specific commitment to safety on our Safety page.

  • Baseline Studies
  • Permitting
  • Fish Passage/Wetlands
  • Operational Compliance (SWPPPs, NDPES, SPCC)
  • Tailings Dams/Dam Safety
  • Geohazard Identification/Geotechnical Engineering
  • Pit Dewatering
  • Water Management (GoldSim modeling)
  • Reclamation and Closure

GeoEngineers’ expertise in technology and data management compliments our suite of mining services. Our technology team develops unique solutions to manage environmental and real-time operations data through GIS and web-based applications. Better access to data enables decision-making and incident management that helps maximize mine production while, at the same time, identifying potential operational liabilities. We have a range of technology services and solutions to meet your needs.

  • Tailings Dam Instrumentational, Monitoring and Reporting Solutions
  • Water Stewardship, Balancing and Water Quality Management Dashboards
  • Spill Prevention Controls and Countermeasures Mobile Application
  • Environmental Data Management Services

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