Klohn Crippen Berger has provided geotechnical services to the mining, power, energy, water resources and transportation sectors for over 65 years.

We can help you determine the geological and geotechnical setting of your tailings facilities, and design and monitor the construction of your tailings impoundment and related infrastructure.

See below for feature projects. Go to Search Our Projects to see more.

Deltaport Berth 3 Expansion
Highland Valley Copper Tailings Dam
Snoqualmie Falls
Alameda Dam
Hidden Valley Gold/Silver Mine
Waneta Expansion
KSM Copper/Gold Mine

Our team of engineers and geoscientists have a broad range of analytical, design and construction experience on a variety of international projects. KCB’s geotechnical services are further backed up by our strengths as a full-service engineering consultant.


  • Foundation engineering including shallow and deep foundations for heavy civil structures and equipment, dynamic loading and seismic design, ground improvement
  • Geotechnical site investigations including geological mapping, drilling and in-situ testing, geophysical testing, subcontract management
  • Geotechnical laboratory testing
  • Natural hazard assessment and risk and decision analysis
  • Retaining walls and structures including geosynthetic reinforced walls
  • Rock slope engineering
  • Tunnel and cavern engineering