Our comprehensive and highly skilled mining engineering team provides optimal solutions for projects of all sizes. No job is too complex for WSP’s experts.

Successful mines must balance costs while increasing productivity, ensuring safety and meeting investor expectations in a socially acceptable manner. In understanding all aspects of the business, as well as the technical issues, WSP's comprehensive and highly skilled mining engineering team provides safe and economically optimal solutions.

Our professionals have provided engineering solutions around the world for open-pit and underground projects. Our extensive experience ranges from scoping studies to detailed engineering and capital upgrades, capable of maximizing the economic potential of any project.

Our practice areas include:

  • Selection and Validation of Mine Design Criteria and Mining Method Selection

  • Design of Ultimate Pits and Determination of Optimal Production Rate and Pit Optimization

  • Design of Underground Mining Methods (with or without backfill)

  • Open pit and Underground Rock Mechanics

  • Ventilation modeling and design

  • Strategic Mine Planning

  • Tactical Mine Planning

  • Mining Equipment Selection

  • Preliminary, Pre-feasibility, Feasibility and Strategic Assessments

  • Technical Assistance to Operators

  • Mine Dewatering and Water Treatment Systems

  • Preparation of Production Schedules and Life-of- Mine Planning

  • Capital and Operating Costs Estimation

  • Preparation of Economic Models

  • Reserve Estimation

  • Design and Development of Hoisting Systems and Material Movement