Any project or management activity requires a sound understanding of the complexities and interdependency of ecosystems, regulation, advances in technology and   community/social pressures: mining is no exception. We work with our clients to build business value, ensure project success, and minimize risks and cost, while also conforming to the ideals of responsible development.


How can we help?

We see the value in an integrated multidisciplinary approach: aligning regulatory process, environmental specialists and engineering disciplines to develop solutions that   meet the environmental and social principles of sustainability. We also recognize the value of involving multiple stakeholders in project planning and decision making.

    Our services include:

    • Environmental and Social Baseline Assessments
    • Screening, options or full ESIA studies on Greenfields or brownfields
    • Stakeholder engagement, community liaison and resettlement action plans
    • Impact management plans, project approvals mapping & permit applications, consent order development
    • Environmental monitoring and compliance auditing/reporting
    • Integrated environmental engineering solutions
    SLR Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) in Mining
    SLR Mine Permitting

    Our team includes

    • Jeremy Collyard Mining & Minerals Sector Leader - US
      Jeremy Collyard

      Jeremy is the US Mining and Minerals Business Sector Lead, a certified Project Management Professional (PMP), and a MMSA Qualified Professional. He brings an extensive background in mining including project management and client development for mining sites throughout the United Sates. His background includes mine remedial investigations and feasibility studies (RI/FS), environmental permitting, monitoring, and compliance programmes, Environmental Impact Statements (EIS), environmental baseline studies, and the evaluation and development of water management planning, and mine closure strategy, planning, and implementation. His background includes 15 years of experience in mining, industrial, and multi-disciplinary environmental projects.

    • Stephan Theben Mining & Minerals Sector Leader - Canada
      Stephan Theben

      Stephan is a Managing Principal and Mining Sector lead for the Canadian operations. He has provided engineering and environmental services for over 22 years for mining and other projects in over 25 countries in North America, South America, Europe, Africa and Asia.  His experience includes work with prefeasibility and feasibility studies, closure and remediation planning,  EPCM, site construction, Environmental Assessments (EAs), management plans, environmental permitting and stakeholder consultation.

    • Shana Westfall Technical Director, Environmental & Social Impact Assessment
      Shana Westfall

      Shana specialises in sustainable finance projects with 18 years of experience consulting on projects around the world and in various sectors.  She is an expert in impact assessment and environmental and social due diligence. With her strong technical background, she supports her clients in identifying and developing pragmatic yet robust strategies to manage environmental and social impacts and risks.

    • Shane Elkin Service Line Operation Manager
      Shane Elkin

      Shane is an acoustic consultant with over 25 years’ experience in environmental, mining, transportation and industrial noise assessment and control. Shane has also presented as an expert witness in the Land & Planning and Environmental Courts in Australia.