Global leaders in geoscience and engineering with comprehensive integrated technology solutions for safety, productivity, and peak efficiency.

World-renowned experts in geoscience, engineering, and technology, RESPEC is a global leader in integrated technology solutions and consulting for mining, minerals, and energy. In the spirit of stewardship, RESPEC’s unique team of distinguished professionals offers mining and mineral clients expertise to maximize project returns while respecting the economic, social, and environmental well-being of a community.

Mining & Energy Projects

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Alpha Natural Resources-Bonding

Reducing a bond obligation by $146 million through an innovative approach to pit backfilling.
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Resources-Bonding

DUSEL Geotechnical Study

Providing geotechnical services to understand rock properties for transitioning Homestake Mine to the Deep Underground Science and Engineering Laboratory (DUSEL) facility.
Big Data Migration Tool

Due Diligence for Mining Merger

Performing due diligence for the potential purchase of divested assets related to a merger of mining companies.
Mining Site Aerial View

Greenfield Canadian Potash

Analyzing geomechanical and hydrogeological properties for a greenfield mine operation.
Potash yielding Ore
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Mining & Energy Products

RESPEC’s product line is geared towards making businesses and organizations better, faster, smarter, and safer. Our products benefit clients in need of greater efficiency, accuracy, and cost savings.

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blastFeeder™

RESPEC’s blastFeeder™ is a geospatial database management tool that reports and tracks every blast by capturing data in the field and syncing to the Cloud.
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Drill and Blast Instrumentation

Serving the global mining industry, RESPEC performs measurement and mapping with an innovative line of Carlson Software’s Precision-Mining products and world-class systems.
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GeoSequel

GeoSequel® is the premier exploration and mine data management software.
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Interactive Well Interface (IWI)

RESPEC’s digital Interactive Well Interface (IWI) is an intuitive, map-based switchboard that supports all mining project data to be archived and viewed.
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Land Information System (LIS)

The Land Information System (LIS) is a tool designed by RESPEC to efficiently manage all aspects of land control needed in relation to mining and asset management.
Digital Map of Terrain

mapFeeder™

RESPEC’s mapFeeder™ is an interactive mapping software consisting of powerful, user-driven database and map searching capabilities, historic data tracking, and reporting.
World Map

Rock Instrumentation

RESPEC’s product line features simple, rugged rock mechanics instruments that measure excavation performance, monitor potentially unstable ground, and ensure safer access.
Rock Instrumentation Hero

SALT_SUBSID

SALT_SUBSID is a three-dimensional computer program that was developed to simulate ground subsidence above solution-mined caverns or dry mines in salt, potash, and trona deposits. 
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SPECTROM-32

Designed for simulating underground openings, SPECTROM-32 is a two-dimensional thermomechanical, finite element program developed by RESPEC for solving rock-mechanics problems.
DUSEL preliminary numerical analyses

Video Gauge™

Imetrum’s Video Gauge™ is a video measurement system that provides measurement versatility far beyond any other technology on the market.
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Related News

RESPEC’s corporate newsroom features stories of success, expansion, innovation, strategy, and community impact.

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RESPEC Engineer Receives Top Honors From SDES

The South Dakota Engineering Society (SDES) recently announced that Amy DiRienzo, staff engineer at RESPEC, was named Engineer of the Year 2018.
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STEM Innovator Breaks Barriers and Debunks Stereotypes

Deb Shewfelt, Sr. Geoscientist, VP of RESPEC Consulting Inc., and a member of the Canadian Board of Directors of RESPEC Consulting Inc., is RESPEC’s STEM Volunteer of the Season.
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Fully Autonomous Drone Coming in 2020

New drone will increase underground safety and operations for mining and energy projects.
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Leadership Development Program Completes First Year

A foundation of trust for tomorrow’s leaders.
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RESPEC Acquires North Rim Exploration

By acquiring North Rim, RESPEC broadens its technical expertise in the mining and energy sectors, while expanding services to its Canadian client base.
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RESPEC Announces 2018 I|C|I Award Honorees

Rewarding Employee Innovation, Collaboration, Inspiration
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New Officers

RESPEC Board of Directors Appoints New Officers in December 2018
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50 Years of Innovation at RESPEC

Since its beginning as a small engineering firm in the Black Hills in 1969, RESPEC has grown to become a leader of innovative engineering and advanced technological solutions.
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RESPEC Commemorates Historic Potash Discovery in New Mexico

McSweeney-McNutt First Test Well Site Receives Scenic Historic Marker
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RESPEC Partners with Kentucky’s Carlson Software

RESPEC is pleased to announce a new strategic agreement with Carlson Software, Inc., a company specializing in CAD design software, data collection, and machine control products.
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RESPEC Releases 2018 Annual Report

2018 was a banner year for RESPEC with transformative work done all over the world.
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GeoSequel® 2.15 Introduces LabTools

GeoSequel®, a comprehensive application used for exploration and mining sample data management., introduces LabTools with latest update.
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RESPEC Acquires Mine Development Associates (MDA)

RESPEC, a world-renowned expert in geoscience, engineering, and technology, acquires Mine Development Associates, a leader in geological expertise and engineering services.
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RESPEC Welcomes Morgan Worldwide

RESPEC diversifies service offerings in mining and energy services through the acquisition of Morgan Worldwide.
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RESPEC, Dewhurst, and Geothermal Energy

RESPEC is leading the way in new industries through partnerships with other great companies.
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RESPEC’s 50-Year History Documented in New Book

RESPEC celebrates its 50th year in business by retelling the stories of how the company started, persevered, innovated and adapted through decades of advanced technologies.
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RESPEC’s Canadian Acquisition Changes Name

North Rim Exploration Ltd., a wholly owned international subsidiary of RESPEC, officially changes name to RESPEC Consulting Inc.
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RESPEC’s Renaissance Man Pays It Forward

Tells STEM Students to “Seek First to Understand.”
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Related Whitepapers

RESPEC’s brilliant team informs and inspires the marketplace with advanced problem-solving using our technology products, services, and methodologies.

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Drilling Inaccuracy in Blast Patterns: Expert Tips for Safety

Learn how to avoid using inadequate data on blasting sites that could led to incorrect decisions, safety concerns, or increased costs.
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Video Monitoring for Pavement Deflection: Setup, Software, and Results

Dynamic, high-quality measurements of displacements and strains can be made by using video-monitoring technology, even in situations that do not allow access or instruments.
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Our Experts

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Stephen Kan, PhD, PE, MBA, PMP
Vice President, Mining & Energy

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Paul Hartley
Staff Consultant I

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