Kiewit and its subsidiary Kiewit Mining Group Inc. specialize in mine management, production, maintenance and contract mining ventures. Kiewit Mining Group has demonstrated leadership in the mining industry by winning several awards for mine reclamation and is a technological leader in mine design and production. Our mining team includes some of the most highly skilled and experienced professionals in the industry. We offer a broad range of capabilities — from exploration, geologic analysis, permit applications, and evaluation and feasibility studies to computer-assisted planning, facility design, marketing, contract administration and transportation coordination.
With strong financial stability, enduring ingenuity and evolving technology, Kiewit Mining Group continues to pursue new mining ventures and acquisitions, and is uniquely qualified to handle any size mining operation. Over the last 10 years, Kiewit has performed more than 50 various mining contracts totaling more than $1.3 billion of revenue. Kiewit subsidiaries have constructed infrastructure and performed mining services at gold mines throughout Nevada and Alaska, as well as diamond and nickel mines at remote locations in three Canadian provinces.
The Agrium Phosphate Mine is located near Soda Springs, Idaho. Kiewit Mining Group is providing contract mining services to provide 2.0 to 2.3 million tons of phosphate ore per year. The final ore is loaded into railcars for final delivery to the Conda Phosphate Plant.
Buckskin Mining Company is located 10 miles north of Gillette, Wyoming within the Southern Powder River Basin. The mine has a current capacity of 25 million tons per year and delivers its coal to numerous customers throughout the United States.
The Kiewit Australia team was selected to engineer, procure, and construct a wet front end for an existing ore processing facility at the Cloudbreak iron ore mine. Once complete, it will allow the mine to process wetter ore with more fines than the current facility can handle.
Lac de Gras Constructors, a Kiewit-led joint venture, completed three contracts from January 2000 to March 2003 to construct portions of this diamond mine south of the Arctic Circle. A major feature of the project was the 3.9-km. water retention dike that encircles the diamond deposits – the first dike of its kind constructed in Canada.
The Haystack Mine is located in southwest Wyoming near the town of Evanston. Kiewit Mining Group broke ground on their newest coal mine in December of 2011. The mine is permitted to ship 1.5 million tons of high quality thermal coal per year.
Located on the Island of Newfoundland, Vale’s Long Harbour Processing Plant is one of the largest in the world to use a new hydrometallurgical process that will refine 50,000 tonnes per year of nickel ore in a more economical and environmentally friendly manner.