Mosaic Esterhazy K3 Mine Site Project Survey and Materials Testing, Hatch

Allnorth provided project survey and materials testing services for Hatch at the Mosaic Esterhazy K3 Mine. The scope of this project includes establishing primary network control; mine shaft tie-in; quality assurance survey; and quantity verification. Allnorth also represented Mosaic/Hatch for third party civil/structural quality assurance.

The Allnorth team successfully established a CCIL-certified concrete laboratory in December 2011 and work is underway to establish a soils laboratory with CCIL-Type C Certification. At full capacity, the Allnorth project team will provide QA services for concrete, soils and asphalt. Work on this project is expected to continue through 2014.

Allnorth’s responsibilities for this project included:

  • Quality assurance survey
  • Quantity verification
  • Civil/structural QA

About this infrastructure project

Mosaic’s Esterhazy mine is located in Esterhazy, Saskatchewan, and is the largest potash mine in the world with an annual capacity of 5.3 million tons. The new greenfield K3 mining complex will expand current mining operations and add a further 1 million tons to the mine’s annual output.

Services in this project

Civil Engineering

Allnorth has the personnel and resources to effectively manage entire projects from concept to construction.

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Materials Testing

Allnorth provides on-site and office-based materials testing services that complement our construction management and surveying services. Using mobile testing laboratories, Allnorth’s technicians conduct standard tests for concrete, asphalt, and aggregates and soils.

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Structural Engineering

Allnorth provides comprehensive structural engineering design services for industrial, commercial, and municipal clients. We design short- and long-span bridge structures; municipal, industrial, and commercial buildings; and temporary construction works.

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Our experienced team of professional and technical survey staff use Real Time Kinematic (RTK) GPS, robotic total stations, CADD On Site, and 3D laser scanning to support projects in a variety of industries.

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