Shafts & Hoisting Systems

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Shafts and hoists that increase productivity

From the highest headframes to the deepest mine shafts, we’re experts in finding ways to transport materials from underground to the surface, and beyond, while making sure efficiency and safety are the top priorities. Let us help you develop the right design to meet your targets.

The growth of our long-term relationships with clients is built on demonstrating we care about their business and the success of their organization.

Jon Treen Senior Vice President, Mining

Do you need help with shaft design?

Whether you’re designing a new mine, looking to examine existing infrastructure, or expanding capacity, we have skilled shaft and hoisting experts who work with you to tailor designs to your needs. We have experience in shaft configuration, ground consolidation method, sinking method, and collar excavation. We also offer shaft collar and vent plenum design and station design.

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Expert Spotlight

Derek Naude, Senior Associate, Hoisting Specialist, Mining

I’m passionate about delivering elegant and cost-effective, client-based solutions that are fit for purpose but focused toward the future.
Derek Naude Senior Associate, Hoisting Specialist, Mining Read More

Jon Treen, Senior Vice President, Mining

The growth of our long-term relationships with clients is built on demonstrating we care about their business and the success of their organization.

Andy Pitz, Principal, Mining

I enjoy connecting clients, both internal and external, with simple, effective solutions.

Rich Saccany, Senior Consultant, Mining

Projects are like puzzles. My objective is to make sure all the pieces come together.

Brian Mashford, Vice President, Mining (Canada East)

Motivation and long-term success are created by purpose, clear goals, and clear expectations.
Brian Mashford Vice President, Mining (Canada East) Read More

Jason Morrow, Manager, Shafts & Hoisting

My job is always most rewarding when I’m able to provide results to clients that go above and beyond their expectations.

Derek Naude

Senior Associate, Hoisting Specialist, Mining

Jon Treen

Senior Vice President, Mining

Andy Pitz

Principal, Mining

Rich  Saccany

Senior Consultant, Mining

Brian Mashford

Vice President, Mining (Canada East)

Jason Morrow

Manager, Shafts & Hoisting


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 accurately assess your mine’s water footprint and the water variability expected over the life of your mine using a suite of modeling platforms.
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.
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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