Pitarrilla Mine

Definitive Feasibility Study

Tierra Group participated as a member of a multi-disciplinary project team to develop a Definitive Feasibility study for a 16,000 tpd silver mine in Durango, Mexico. Tierra Group’s responsibilities included designing a 112 Mt tailings storage facility, developing a site-wide water balance, and writing sections for the Manifestación de Impacto Ambiental (MIA) (Environmental Impact Statement).

Project Highlights

  • 112 Mt Tailings Storage Facility Design
  • Site-Wide Water Management Plan
  • Definitive Feasibility Study
  • MIA (Environmental Impact Statement)
  • Geologic Mapping
  • Hydraulic Design

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Customer Testimonial

“Tierra Group is playing a key role in the development of our world-class Pitarrilla asset in Mexico, developing the Life of Mine Tailings storage facility and a site-wide water balance”

Robert Byrd, General Manager, Silver Standard Durango