Creating a future by reclaiming the past.

As a leading mine-reclamation expert, RESPEC’s extensive knowledge and experience in performing restoration and reclamation projects benefit clients in need of practical mining and environmental expertise. Creative, reliable, and economical, we oversee the design and management of the reclamation for both active and abandoned mine sites.  Our interdisciplinary team of experts delivers sound solutions that restore these sites back into productive use while minimizing adverse environmental impacts.

Since 1985, RESPEC’s services have resulted in the reclamation of thousands of acres of Abandoned Mine Land (AML) sites throughout the US.  We have received multiple national reclamation awards based on our cutting-edge approaches and designs from the US Department of the Interior, Office of Surface Mining, Reclamation and Enforcement Division. RESPEC professionals ensure compliance with the federal and state regulations, National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), and Clean Water Act (CWA) requirements. Our services in reclamation, remediation, construction management, project management, permitting, engineering, design, and regulatory compliance are integral elements of RESPEC’s cost-saving and successful engineering program.

  • RESPEC CAPABILITIES INCLUDE:

    • Risk Evaluation
    • Management
    • Investigation
    • Design
    • Consultation
    • Construction-Management Services
    • Contract Documents
    • Regulatory Knowledge
    • Stability Analyses
    • Geological Hazard Assessments
    • Subsidence Monitoring and Interpretation
    • Highwall Reclamation Designs
    • Carlson Natural Regrade Design

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Founded in 1969, RESPEC is a global leader in geoscience, engineering, data, and integrated technology solutions for major industry sectors.

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Mining & Energy

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

World-class water experts, smart technology, and sustainable water management solutions that protect natural resources.
Stormwater Management, Drainage Analyses, Channel Restoration Design and Construction
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Related Projects

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Horse Creek Abandoned Mine

Conducting field investigations and inventorying abandoned underground and surface-mining features associated with the Horse Creek Limestone Mine. 
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Kleenburn Coal Mine Project

Addressing physical and environmental hazards associated with the Kleenburn Coal Mine.
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Plachek Pit Reclamation Project

Restoring mine lands to their natural state.
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Savory Mountain Mine/Thomas Mine Project

Addressing physical and environmental hazards associated with a decommissioned coal mine in Wyoming.
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Snake River Gravel Pit Reclamation

Evaluating and eliminating the public safety hazards and environmental degradation of lands previously disturbed by gravel mining activities.
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RESPEC Purchases PHC Reclamation

The combined technical expertise of the RESPEC and PHC-REC team increases our ability to serve the needs of the mining reclamation and environmental restoration markets.
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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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Our Experts

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John Morgan
Senior Vice President, Mining & Energy

John.Morgan@respec.com

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Chris Walla, PE
Manager, Environmental Services

Chris.Walla@respec.com