Surface and Underground Mine Engineering

Norwest’s mining professionals bring extensive industry experience to our consulting projects. Our senior professionals all have industry experience in developing and managing world-class mining operations prior to entering the consulting field.  Accordingly, we understand the opportunities, pressures, and constraints facing the mining industry and offer innovative yet real-world solutions.
Norwest’s mine engineers have personally managed all phases of project development, from initial project planning through delivery of the product to the customer.  This experience enables Norwest to offer a wide range of consulting services to the international mining, financial, power generation, regulatory, and legal communities.

Our services include:

  • Mine planning and design
  • Feasibility studies
  • Benchmarking
  • Procurement assistance
  • Productivity improvement
  • Mine regrade and closure planning
  • Mine safety consulting
  • Mining systems and equipment selection
  • Computer simulations
  • Development planning
  • Efficiency studies
  • Due diligence
  • Economic, financial, and valuation studies
  • Risk analysis and assessment
From specific equipment to overall mining system requirements, feasibility studies to mine closure plans, Norwest’s mining experts integrate solid engineering fundamentals into every aspect of your project.  Mine owners turn to Norwest for assistance in planning, managing, evaluating, analyzing, and improving mining operations to optimize performance and enhance return on investment.