As global demand for mined materials increases, so do the challenges mining operations face. Cardno seamlessly integrates multidisciplinary services to holistically and cost-effectively address mining challenges through the full life-cycle of projects, from exploration to site closure.

Mining engineering and design

Cardno mining engineers have extensive experience in mining operations that equates to understanding client needs, and we deliver the technical ability to meet those needs.

  • Geotechnical engineering
  • Geological logging services
  • Mine ventilation design, evaluation and computer simulation
  • Mine seal design
  • Coal refuse handling, storage and disposal facilities
  • Electrical engineering including power generation, power systems and control systems
Investment and insurance support
We integrate mining engineering, geological, environmental, financial, and economic expertise to provide a comprehensive understanding of your potential ventures, and their associated risks.
  • Advisory services
  • Feasibility studies
  • Valuations of reserves, property, plants, and equipment
  • Due diligence
  • Risk mitigation and insurance loss control surveys
Operations management
Cardno employs professionals that have more than 25 years of operations experience within the mining industry. We understand how mining operations work, analyse efficiency and utilization, and facilitate process improvements.
  • Operation evaluations
  • Mine cost and cash flow analysis
  • Business solutions and risk management

Reclamation and mine closure

We help expedite release of mining bonds and optimize the use of mine operators' internal professional resources on higher priority objectives. We restore function to impaired environments by combining knowledge of ecosystems, engineering expertise, state-of-the-art technology, and decades of environmental restoration and regulatory experience.