Recognized Experts

Because Golder consultants are recognized experts in the many aspects of the mining industry, expert witnesses from our staff have been provided to clients for disputes around the world involving:

  • Mine Planning and Operations
  • Mining Property Valuation
  • Coal Supply Contracts
  • Transportation and Markets
  • Permitting
  • Land Reclamation and Environmental Compliance
  • Mine Health and Safety 


Golder’s expert testimony is grounded in fundamental, detailed geological, engineering and economic analyses that are key to resolving and explaining complex mining issues to judge and jury.

Decades of Experience

Golder’s staff includes geologists, mining, civil and geological engineers, minerals economists, environmental scientists and professionals with graduate degrees and backgrounds in engineering, business, and law.  Our senior consultants have deep practical experience and perspective on operational, technical and commercial issues encountered in the coal mining industry.  Our technical staff is expert in leading geological modeling, mine design, planning and simulation packages used in the mining industry.  Golder can fully develop and support expert witness testimony with extensive geological, engineering, and economic analyses and exhibits.

Global Positioning

Golder has provided expert witnesses in forums worldwide including the United States, Canada, Singapore and Australia. Our experts are also available to provide technical and business experience and perspective for arbitration or other alternative dispute resolution proceedings.