Tomorrow's challenges will exceed today's


Deposits are getting deeper, increasingly complex and more remote. Mining operators are entertaining ideas once thought unachievable and uneconomical. Potential host medium now includes landfills, deep oceans and even space rock.

This inspires us.




Become familiar with best practice.

Our team can help you maximize productivity and minimize rework by providing additional support on Business Improvement initiatives and site project work.


Access your orebody with confidence.

Maximize your resource by perfecting then implementing your plan of action. Manage operational risk through scenario building, aiding the achievement and stretch of Key Performance Indictors.


Timing is everything.

Balmain Engineering can provide scheduling and design support for short, medium and long term projects. Connect employees to their resource through every project stage with safe, efficient and transparent mine planning and infrastructure solutions.

Take only what you need, and leave the land as you found it


With a breadth of professional experience, our engineers have worked on site helping projects achieve environmentally sustainable outcomes which find the balance between nature and responsible mining.




The National Environmental Policy Act (1970).
Balmain Engineering has partnerships with
leading NEPA experts as well as new mine
and expansion experience with the NEPA process
and documentation. Guide your project through
each step towards final approval.

+ Lead Agency Selection
+ Scoping Process
+ Plan of Operations
+ EA preparation: Draft to final
+ EIS preparation: Draft to final
+ Comment Organization
+ Acceptance


Begin with the end in mind.

Balmain engineering can provide robust assumptions and simple costing to support your reclamation bond and help leave a legacy worth showing others.


Mining projects require federal, state and local permits. Our team will gather information, file permits with the appropriate agencies and work with stakeholders pulling your project start date closer.

An extension of your staff


Need a hand with that one project you never have time for?
If it's taking longer than expected to fill a position on site

We can help fill your labor gap while integrating seamlessly into your production or planning team. 

We welcome travel.