Over its 95 year history, Knight Piésold has formed synergistic partnerships with various large-scale mines across the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and provides dynamic engineering solutions to leading mining companies, from project inception through to closure planning and rehabilitation.

The firm recently designed a robust HDPE-lined tailings storage facility for a major copper mine in the region and continues to conduct meticulous annual audits on the client’s tailings facilities to ensure that mine operations always meet and exceed international best practice.

Knight Piésold further prides itself on providing a range of environmental services to diff erent clients in the DRC which include environmental and social impact assessments, stakeholder consultations and environmental monitoring and rehabilitation planning.

Other services include mine closure planning and closure cost models – which is essential for any successful mining operation. To this end, Knight Piésold’s engineers and scientists frequently support mines in their closure planning processes.

DRC is a vibrant country with great opportunities, despite the challenges faced by many communities. Knight Piésold is able to deliver innovative and highly cost-eff ective solutions to clients in the mining industry. With offi ces across the globe, it provides civil engineering, geotechnical and environmental services to various mines in the DRC. MRA