INTERNATIONAL consultancy Knight Piésold provides comprehensive engineering and environmental services to the mining, power, water resources, transportation, and construction sectors.
Founded in South Africa in 1921, Knight Piésold has expanded worldwide and now has more than 800 employees across Australia, Asia, Africa, Europe, and North and South America.
Its three Australian offices alone have 75 staff, able to lend local knowledge to projects while tapping into global resources.
For over 90 years Knight Piésold’s integrated team of engineers and scientists has provided specialised consulting services to the mining industry through all stages of development from concept, permitting, design, and construction to operation and closure.
Knight Piésold offers a comprehensive range of services, including environmental planning and project permitting, environmental and social impact assessments, hydrology and hydrogeology, tailings management, waste characterisation, pipelines and pump stations, heap leach pad design, open pit and underground rock mechanics, water management, mine closure and reclamation, renewable energy schemes and integration planning, construction supervision and QA/QC, and data management.
The company has experience in both surface and underground mining projects, particularly in the areas of tailings disposal, waste characterisation, heap leach pads, open pit stability, water management, and environmental and social impact assessments.
The research, design, and implementation of pioneering solutions to mining waste management and heap leach systems, as well as specialist geomechanical evaluations for open pit stability and underground mine developments, have positioned Knight Piésold as a leader in these fields.
Knight Piésold is trusted by clients in the international mining industry to successfully help their projects move forward through to completion. The company has worked on mining projects across the globe, includingthe Yanacocha Mine in Peru, Mary River Project in Canada, and Sierra Gorda Project in Chile.
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