Case Study

Mine Closure Plan (US)

A large, now closed, iron ore mine in California operated during the 1980’s and 1990’s required a mine closure plan, costing and engineering design to ensure regulatory approval.

Date:

2007 - 2008

Location:

Western State US

Client:

Confidential

Sector:

Mining & Minerals

Project Objectives:

Developed an approach for final closure of the Process Water Pond and revised the Closure and Post-Closure Maintenance Plans.

Our Role

  • Prepared the Technical Specifications.
  • Prepared Construction Drawings and the Construction Quality Assurance Plan.
  • Negotiated with the Regional Water Quality Control Board for approval and cost savings