Tailings and mine
waste management

Managing waste effectively for a sustainable solution

Ausenco has extensive experience in designing a variety of tailings storage facilities (TSF) in difficult terrain and challenging climatic conditions. We have designed over 100 tailings dams and over 200 heap leach pad projects across the globe.

We are one of the leading TSF engineering firms globally, with our experience including engineering for TSF dams and impoundments in wet and dry climates, high elevation and active seismic regions at some of the most remote mine locations in the world. 

We offer end to end solutions for both the design and CQA of TSFs, with the ability to provide services throughout the lifecycle of a project.

Our mine waste systems includes waste dump management, embankment dams, borrow source evaluations, general, civil and foundations. 

To read more on our solutions in tailings and mine waste management in challenging terrain, click on the related case studies or download the brochure in English, Spanish or Portuguese.