Tailings & Waste

  • Tailing Pond Storage Optimization

    Innovative solutions to increase storage capacity.

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  • Cerro Corona

    A golden design for the Cerro Corona Mine in Peru

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Safe storage for the long run

We design for the long term with safety and sustainability in mind. At Stantec, tailings management is a core service offering. We bring worldwide experience in all phases of design and implementation for tailings management projects with experts located on six continents and experience under a variety of climatic, social, environmental, and regulatory conditions. Read More

Managing is about two things—serving the client and helping the next generation of engineers achieve their full potential.

Patrick Corser Discipline Leader, Tailings and Water
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A new, more environmentally friendly approach to mine waste

New technology promises to reduce water, create a smaller environmental footprint and reduce long-term risks from mine waste. But is alternative tailing disposal a ‘silver bullet’ for mine waste? Read More
Expert Spotlight

Patrick Corser, Discipline Leader, Tailings and Water

After 12 years as the engineer of record at Cerro Corona, I've learned that tailing management goes beyond geotechnical engineering -- it requires a solid understanding of water management and community engagement.
Patrick Corser Discipline Leader, Tailings and Water Read More

Clint Strachan, Principal, Mining

Though developing technical solutions to environmental and operational issues is what we do, our most important concern is communication—including listening to our clients.
Clint Strachan Principal, Mining Read More

Andrew Watson, Vice President, Sector Leader, Mining

I love tackling problems and helping clients make decisions about how to solve them. Working with a team to innovate for success is inspiring.
Andrew Watson Vice President, Sector Leader, Mining Read More

Josh Rogers, Geotechnical Group Manager, Waterpower & Dams

If you work hard, stay humble and hungry to learn, and work with good people, you will succeed and have a lot of fun along the way.
Josh Rogers Geotechnical Group Manager, Waterpower & Dams Read More

Ricardo Arnao Rodriguez, Civil Engineer

My philosophy is to do the work right and strive to give the client new and optimized solutions to the problems they face.
Ricardo Arnao Rodriguez Civil Engineer Read More

Melanie Davis , Senior Associate Geotechnical Engineer

It’s wonderful being a part of a company reducing environmental risks.
Melanie Davis Senior Associate Geotechnical Engineer Read More
  • Patrick Corser

    Discipline Leader, Tailings and Water

  • Clint Strachan

    Principal, Mining

  • Andrew Watson

    Vice President, Sector Leader, Mining

  • Josh Rogers

    Geotechnical Group Manager, Waterpower & Dams

  • Ricardo Arnao Rodriguez

    Civil Engineer

  • Melanie Davis

    Senior Associate Geotechnical Engineer

Services


Mine Power Whether you are designing a new project or expanding your operations, we can assess your power needs, and design a system that meets your requirements, and is adaptable to long-term plans.
Hydrogeology & Geochemistry We have the experience and technical skills to evaluate, design, and build water treatment systems that are tailored to the unique factors of your mine.
Material Handling Systems Whether you're mining underground or at the surface, we can help you move materials important to your operation.
Mining - Environmental Services By understanding your goals and the needs of regulators and stakeholders, we can put together a strategy that is balanced for success.
Mine Ventilation Systems One of our most important roles when ventilating an underground mine worker safety: making sure airflow is sufficient in quantity and quality.
Shafts & Hoisting Systems We have skilled shaft and hoisting experts who will work with you to tailor designs to meet your needs.
Mine Water Treatment We have the experience and technical skills to evaluate, design, and build water treatment systems that are tailored to the unique factors of your mine.

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