Safely recovering precious resources - With over 100 major mining projects in more than 34 countries, Ausenco has extensive knowledge and experience in leach pad engineering - particularly for gold and copper.
With a history of partnering with
clients to create breakthrough results
in even the harshest or most remote locations,
we have extensive experience from feasibility
studies through to design, engineering,
project delivery, commissioning, operations,
and eventual closure and capping.
can provide the expert knowledge required
to guide you through complex environmental
and social challenges, while meeting increasingly
stringent permitting processes. We have:
Registered civil and geotechnical engineers,
professional geologists, engineering
geologists and hydrogeologists, environmental
and social specialists, certified engineering
technicians, field and laboratory technicians,
and registered structural engineers
Qualified engineering technicians, many
of whom have completed NICET registration,
ACI, MSHA, and OSHA 40-hour training
Spanish, Portuguese and English speakers.
Our comprehensive offering in both design and
Control Quality Assurance (CQA) services
means innovative, well-engineered, seamless
projects that maximise your investment.
These services include:
Site selection, evaluation and feasibility
Conceptual, basic and detail engineering
Geotechnical and geological studies
Non-destructive geoelectric surveys
Hydrology and hydrogeology services
Construction management, construction quality
assurance, and resident engineering
Decommissioning, closure, and reclamation
plans and monitoring
Heap leach technology for the treatment
of nickel laterites, particularly in
remote and high rainfall areas.
To find out about how we’ve assisted our clients
to protect their precious resources and
what we are capable of, click on the related
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Scott Weston is an experienced Professional Geoscientist with over 20 years of experience in geomorphic and landscape genesis interpretation, soil science, terrain stability analysis, natural hazard assessment, hydrology, and environmental impact assessment.