Staff Directory

Portfolio Category: Mining

Deep, Non-potable Water Supply for a New Potash Mine

Client: Intercontinental Potash Corp. (USA) Location: Southeast New Mexico, USA Challenge. To identify, develop, and permit a 4,000-gpm (252 L/s) water supply and to manage the environmental permitting process for a proposed mine and mill in a region where freshwater resources are both scarce and the focus of public and regulatory concern. Solution. INTERA led…
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Reclamation and Closure of the Sohio L-Bar/JJ No. 1 Uranium Mill and Mine

Client: Rio Tinto Location: Cibola County, New Mexico, USA Challenge. Develop and implement reclamation plan to allow transfer of mill site to the U.S. Department of Energy for long-term monitoring and closure of mine in accordance with state regulations and requirements Solution. To close the L-Bar mill and tailings site, INTERA prepared the reclamation and…
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Reclamation and Restoration of the San Vicente Creek Mill Site

Client: New Mexico Environment Department (NMED) Location: Grant County, New Mexico, USA Challenge. Protect human health and the environment from elevated arsenic and lead concentrations in mill tailings located adjacent to a creek Solution. INTERA conducted additional environmental investigation and reclamation activities at the San Vicente Creek Mill site, located just south of the Town…
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Water System Upgrades at the Questa Molybdenum Mine

Client: Chevron Mining Inc. Location: Taos County, New Mexico, USA Challenge. Design and oversight for installation of new water supply line over challenging terrain and site conditions Solution. In support of mine operations, INTERA designed a new water transmission main and a new wastewater treatment plant for the Questa mine. The 12-inch diameter water transmission…
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