Alliance agreement between Golder Associates and Blue Heron
We are pleased to announce that Golder Associates ltd. (Golder) and Blue Heron - Solutions for Environmental Management Inc. (Blue Heron) have signed an Alliance Agreement to strenghten and grow the services we provide to new and existing clients in Timmins and Northern Ontario. Considerable synergies exist between Golder and Blue Heron at different stages of resource evaluation, mine development, production and closure.
Golder is a well respected employee-owned global group of consulting companies specializing in ground engineering and environmental services. Golder has provided engineering and environmental services to the mining industry since the mid 1960's. These services have included pit slope stability, mine dewatering, heap leach pad design and reclamation, tailings design and reclamation, mine permitting and baseline environmental studies, mine closure and reclamation and rock mechanics studies for input into surface abd undergound mine design and feasibility studies.
Blue Heron, based in Timmins, Ontario, was established in 2004 to provide environmental services to the mining industry in Northern Ontario. Blue Heron has experience and expertise in environmental permitting strategies, mine closure plan development, environmental audits and assessments, environmental management system development and implementation, and environmental compliance program development and implementation.
In addition to the Alliance Agreement, Golder will be sharing office space with Blue Heron in Timmins as of November 2009.