Mining

At MEC International, our engineers have extensive experience in the design, construction, operation, maintenance, inspection, monitoring, closure and reclamation of surface and underground mining facilities, as well as tailings dams. Our staff has been involved in the design of over one hundred mining facilities in the United States (Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Washington) and abroad (Canada, Mexico, Argentina, Bolivia, Peru, Chile and Brazil).

For more information about our services to the mining industry, please check our brochure, below.

Our Services:

Projects

Our engineers have led the design of a wide variety of services for multiple mining projects. A partial list of projects includes:

Teck Resources Highland Valley Copper Tailings Storage Facility OMS update, Canada

Helen Mine Reclamation Design-Build, California

Mosaic (Former Cargil South Fort Meade Mine) SFM-5 tailings impoundmend design and construction supervision, Florida

Stocking Flat – Deer Creek EE/CA, California

Mosaic (Former IMC Phosphates Hopewell Mine) HL-4 tailings dam design and construction supervision, Florida

Altoona Mine Repository, Closure Peer Review and Value Engineering, California

Hoge Mine, Site Investigation Work Plan, California

Argonaut Mine, Treatability Study, California.

Carmelita Mine Reclamation EIR, Technical Review, California

CF Industries Settling Area Dam W-3, design and sinkhole potential evaluation, Florida

Mosaic (Former Cargil South Fort Meade Mine) SFM-4 tailings dam seepage outbreak investigation, periodic EHS inspections, and instrumentation, Florida

Mosaic (Former IMC Phosphates Fort Green Mine) FGH-4 Dam seepage outbreak investigation, periodic EHS inspections, and instrumentation, Florida

CF Industries Hardee Phosphate Complex, Sand/Clay Mix Area Dam E-4 design, Florida

CF Industries Hardee Phosphate Complex, Sand/Clay Mix Area Dam E-2 seepage investigation and instrumentation, Florida

Mosaic (Former IMC Phosphates) New Wales Mine MW2 I-4A Gypsum Stack liner design and construction inspections, Florida

Glencore Sinchi Wayra Complex, Bolivar Mine, Lixiviates Seepage and Groundwater Evaluation, Bolivia

Glencore Sinchi Wayra Complex, Bolivar Mine, Tailings Management & Pit Stability, Bolivia

Xstrata Collahuasi Copper Mine, Seepage & Slope Stability Evaluations, Chile

Xstrata Antamina Copper Mine, Groundwater Analysis, Peru

Confidential Client, Tin Mine, resources modeling, Bolivia

Paper and workshop presented at the 2011 National Association of Abandoned Mine Land Programs by Dr. Franz Campero, Managing Principal at MEC International in association with URS Corporation (Contract Manager) and ERRG (Construction).