Europe and Russia

Golder’s experience in Europe and Russia includes project work for major mining companies, financial institutions, utilities and steel manufacturers.  Assignments have focused on both open-pit and underground mining operations in coal, iron ore, base metals, and industrial minerals.  Golder’s mining engineers, geologists, and industry professionals are recognized as leading consultants for European and Russian clients on a broad range of subjects including:

  • Due diligence investigations 
  • Reserve and resource evaluation
  • Mine planning and design
  • Geological modeling
  • Marketing and logistics support
  • Economic and costing analysis
  • Coal supply consulting
  • Feasibility and scoping studies


Selected European and Russian clients include:

  • Arcelor Mittal
  • Drax Power
  • Mechel OAO
  • Pala Investments
  • Rio Tinto
  • Severstal
  • Suez Energy
  • Total 


For more information on Golder’s Technical Services, Mining Consulting, and Coal Supply Consulting, please click on these links.

Project Spotlight

Mechel OAO


Resource/Reserve Audits


Challenge:  Mechel needed a cost effective yet accurate method to determine if resource and reserve estimates developed using Russian standards could be applied to U.S. SEC and Australasian JORC standards with only minimal electronic information available.

Solution:  Golder combined its expert knowledge of Russian classifications and U.S. SEC and Australasian JORC standards to cost effectively validate the estimates.