Knight Piésold's mining expertise has been applied to hundreds of surface and underground mining projects worldwide, under a wide range of biophysical conditions. We provide comprehensive multidisciplinary services through all stages of mine development, from evaluation and permitting to construction and closure.
Our professionals work seamlessly together to build value for your project. We complete successful stakeholder engagement, environmental studies, and government liaison services built on innovative and cost-effective engineering solutions.
By providing quality and environmentally sound engineering and science, our clients in the international mining industry trust Knight Piésold to successfully move their projects forward through to completion. We work with the client team to identify and reduce risk throughout the project lifecycle. Knight Piésold adds value to projects through engineering to the highest environmental standard, conducting effective engagement of communities, aboriginals, and governments, and ensuring compliance with lending institutions. This approach increases efficiency, return on investment, and the reputational advantage of our clients’ projects.
Our mining expertise includes the following:
- Public and aboriginal engagement
- Environmental baseline studies
- Environmental impact assessment
- Government liaison, legislation, and permitting
- Geotechnical engineering
- Tailings management
- Waste characterization
- Pipelines and pump stations
- Heap leach pad design
- Open pit and underground rock mechanics
- Waste and water management
- Mine closure and reclamation
- Renewable energy schemes and energy optimization planning