Heap Leach Management

Ausenco is a world leader in heap leach design, having designed over 200 heap leach pad projects across the globe (approximately 70% of the world market).

Our extensive experience includes over 45 million square meters of design and CQA in built heap leach projects at some of the most remote mine sites in the world, including extreme geographical conditions, high elevation, and active seismic regions.

We know how heap leach and waste dump management work and develop operation-oriented projects according to each specific situation and project requirements.

Key heap leach management services include:

  • Heap leach and waste dump design
  • Borrow source evaluations
  • Field engineering support
  • CQA and QA in heap leach inspection assistance