Mining and Earth Science

WGI can provide comprehensive hydrogeological and groundwater-related support to the Canadian and International mining, aggregate, geotechnical, geothermal/geoexchange and transportation industries, and well as to regulatory agencies and First Nations.
Mining and Earth Science Services
  • Environmental Assessment and Baseline Study Design and Completion
  • Third-Party Environmental Assessment and Impact Study Reviews
  • Dewatering Investigations
  • Groundwater Seepage Investigation and Control
  • Acid – Rock Drainage Assessments
  • Hydrogeological Investigations for Small Mine Permits
  • Mine Feasibility Study Design and Completion
  • Abandoned Mine Land Assessment and Cleanup
  • Open-Loop Geoexchange Assessments
Example Hydrogeological Mining and Earth Science Projects
  • EIA Review Services, New Prosperity Mine, Tsilhqot'in National Government, BC
  • EIA Review Services, Hangingstone Expansion SAGD Oil Sands Project, Chipewyan Prairie Dene First Nation, Alberta
  • EIA Review Services, Ajax and Harper Creek Mines, BC Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations
  • EIA, Adaptive Management Plan and Environmental Monitoring Plan Review Services, Detour Gold Project, Moose Cree First Nation, Ontario
  • Hydrogeological Characterization, Whitehorse Copper Mine, Yukon
  • Hydrogeological Characterization, Colluli Potash Mine, Eritrea, Africa
  • Hydrogeological Characterization and Groundwater Supply Assessment, Monterde Mine, Mexico
  • Groundwater Supply Assessment, Udokan Copper Mine, Russia
  • Hydrogeological Characterization, Bonanza Ledge Mine, Barkerville, BC
  • Groundwater Seepage Characterization, Fox Pit at Ekati Mine, NWT
  • Numerous Preliminary Acid-Rock Drainage / Metal Leaching Studies, BC Ministry of Mines and Infrastructure
  • Hydrogeological and Radiological Impact Analysis, Genelle Quarry Expansion, Genelle, BC