Mine Development & Permitting

Strategic Modeling, Development & Compliance Services for the Resources Sector

We provide a complete range of mine development and permitting services for a variety of different clients across New York state’s mining industry. Our engineering and environmental group has experience working the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, as well as local municipalities and interest groups, and can help your team navigate the mine development and permitting requirements.

Mine Development and Permitting Services

  • Reserve Analysis
  • MLR Permit Applications, Modifications, & Renewals
  • Drone flights for topography, photogrammetry, stockpile volumes, and slope stability
  • Spill Prevention, Control and Countermeasure Plans
  • Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plans, SPDES permitting, stormwater management and compliance
  • NYSDEC compliance support
  • Hydrogeologic investigations
  • Land development design, including Site Plan development, design, and permitting
  • Water Quality Modeling and Monitoring Services
  • Sound level and noise monitoring
  • NYSDOT Source Reports and Approvals
  • Water Withdrawal Permits and Reporting
  • Air Registration, Permitting and Compliance

Aerial Imagery & Modeling

  • Remote Sensing
    1. Modeling
    2. Elevation contours
    3. Volume calculations (stockpiles, cut + fill)
    4. 3-D renderings and site models
    5. Point cloud models of structures to evaluate integrity
  • Site Inspections and Monitoring
  • Regulatory Compliance

Operational Compliance

  • Run-off control and handling
  • Stockpile calculations
    1. Accurate evaluation of remaining materials
    2. Ensure proper sloping of stock-piles and excavation
    3. Berm locations and size
    4. Potential for additional income and maximize profits
    5. Additional locations for excavation operations
    6. Optimize site layout of stock-piles and traffic patterns
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Sample Projects
Coram Materials Corp. Engineering & Hydrogeologic Assessment
A full engineering/hydrogeologic assessment determined the impact of the site's mining operations on groundwater quality.

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