Mine Closure

Mine Closure

A key focus of mine closure is the reclamation of tailings or mine waste facilities. Successful reclamation of tailings deposits requires achievement of slope stability and sufficient consolidation to ensure a stable, well-drained landform. In the oil sands sector,...
Environmental Impact Assessments

Environmental Impact Assessments

Conducting an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) at the earliest possible stage of a new development is required to ensure that environmental concerns are explicitly addressed prior to major decision making. The EIA process should ensure that the appropriate...
Risk Assessment and Management

Risk Assessment and Management

Risk assessments are used to identify appropriate cleanup criteria or the level of remediation efforts required for contaminated sites. Quantitative and qualitative assessments can be applied to make the cleanup of contaminated sites more cost-effective and create...
Indoor Air Quality

Indoor Air Quality

Occupants of office buildings are frequently unaware of how their health and productivity may be affected by airborne contaminants. Improper design or operation of the ventilation system can result in elevated levels of air contaminants. Thurber has qualified...
Hazardous Building Materials

Hazardous Building Materials

Thurber Engineering Ltd. offers a variety of services to industry and building owners facing hazardous building material risks. We have provided these services to owners and managers of schools, office buildings, apartment complexes, hospitals, shopping malls and...
Waste Disposal

Waste Disposal

Design of modern waste disposal facilities requires an extensive knowledge of geotechnical engineering and hydrogeology. Engineered barriers of these facilities require reliable testing techniques and long-term monitoring and reporting to ensure compliance with...