Mining Services

Mining sites present unique environmental challenges to maximize the effective extraction of ore while minimizing environmental costs and delays for mine development.  Former or legacy mines that are no longer operational require experience with the residual contamination and complex and overlapping regulatory agencies with authority defining closure requirement. Farallon has extensive experience and expertise in the following areas:

Litigation support for

  • Cost allocation
  • Mediation/arbitration support
  • Expert opinion
  • Rebuttal reports
  • Expert witness testimony

Insurance claim evaluation

  • Cleanup/closure engineering cost estimates
  • Historic operation research
  • Contaminant sources, nature and extent
  • Regulatory framework

Regulatory driven minings specific investigations

  • Site inspections 
  • Engineering evaluations/costs analysis 
  • Remedial investigation/feasibility studies 
  • Removal/remedial/closure/restoration designs


Representative Mining Project Experience

For additional information, contact Farallon's Mining experts:

Peter Jewett, Founding Member of Farallon Consulting
Principal Engineering Geologist and Co-Founder
(425) 295-0802
J. Riley Conkin
Principal Geologist
(425) 295-0804