International Energy, Mining, and Environmental Consultants

Norwest is an internationally-recognized leader in providing consulting expertise to the energy, mining, and natural resources industries. For over 30 years we have offered a wide range of services to energy and mining companies, electric power producers, financial institutions, governments, legal firms, and regulatory agencies. Norwest’s professional staff of engineers, hydrologists, geologists, environmental specialists and management consultants bring extensive industry experience to our consulting projects. Accordingly, we understand the opportunities, pressures, and constraints facing the industries we serve. Our innovative, experienced-based approach is focused on assisting our clients achieve world-class performance standards.

Whats New

Posted 09/23/2014

Norwest Corporation is pleased to announce the recent appointment of Mr. Dennis Wilson to the position of Vice President, Construction. In this role, Mr. Wilson will assist in delivering and expanding Norwest's offerings and provide oversight for the Construction areas for Norwest's corporate operations.

Mr. Wilson has over 20 years of local and international experience in mining, oil and gas, petrochemical, project management, engineering management, and construction. His experience and roles have included acting as executive manager, project director, engineering manager, project manager, or construction manager for project work. He has extensive experience in developing standards and project procedures for EPC projects; establishing and monitoring engineering and construction work schedules and budgets; evaluating and recommending appropriate building and construction methods and materials; conferring with clients and other members of a team to determine project requirements; and ensuring project risks are identified, monitored, reported, and managed in accordance with risk management policies. Most recently, Mr. Wilson served as the Regional Construction Director for Mining and Metals in Vancouver. During this tenure, he was responsible for the operational management, construction solutions and execution strategies for a portfolio of local and international mining and metals projects. Mr. Wilson is a graduate of the University of Alberta, and holds a B.S. in Civil Engineering.

Posted 06/13/2014

The Utah Mining Association (UMA) presented safety awards to member companies at their third annual Mining and Manufacturing Safety Conference held April 18, 2014, in Salt Lake City, UT. The safety awards program includes all worthy member companies in coal, hard rock, and industrial minerals, as well as service-related companies. Mark Compton, UMA President, (right) presented the companies with the awards for superior and outstanding performances and advancements in safety. James Sorensen (left) was honored to receive this award on behalf of Norwest's Salt Lake City based business unit, along with Kent Houghton with the Office of Coal Mine Safety (middle).