Reclamation Cost Service

Lower your risk in Mine Planning with Reclamation Cost Service

Empower your reclamation and mine closure planning with our Reclamation Cost Service, a comprehensive solution that pairs our Reclamation Cost Guide with the cutting-edge SHERPA Reclamation cost model application. This combination offers a streamlined and efficient approach to estimating reclamation costs and enhancing the quality and accuracy of your estimates, while ensuring strict compliance with regulatory requirements. 

Reclamation Cost Guide: 

Our Reclamation Costs dataset consists of over 200 meticulously curated pages of indexed information, updated annually to reflect the latest standards and costs associated with mining reclamation and closure activities. This dataset is essential for estimating costs for reclamation bonds and adheres to standards across various regions in the United States and Canada. 

SHERPA Reclamation: 

Complementing our dataset is the advanced SHERPA Reclamation application, seamlessly integrating into your workflow. Utilizing your site-specific project data alongside our comprehensive dataset, SHERPA Reclamation employs a standardized, engineering, task-based methodology. This process calculates operating costs at each stage of reclamation, ensuring precise estimates tailored to your project’s needs. 

Customize any data point, whether you choose to use our supplied dataset or input your specific project details. This flexibility allows for accurate, reliable cost estimates irrespective of your project’s location or operational nuances, enabling informed decision-making and efficient resource allocation. 

Backed by a team of experienced engineers and analysts specializing in mining cost estimation, the Reclamation Cost Service offers unparalleled expertise for your projects.  

Comprehensive Coverage: 

Our dataset covers an extensive array of cost factors and components vital to mine reclamation. From earthwork and closure activities to demolition, removal, water treatment, labor costs, equipment expenses, and permitting contacts—the Reclamation Cost Service dataset has you covered. This comprehensive collection ensures that you find the precise cost data needed for your projects and research. 

Conforms to Regulatory Standards: 

Rest assured, the data within our Reclamation Cost Service dataset aligns with the regulatory requirements of the US Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and USDA-Forest Service for estimating reclamation bond costs in the United States. 

Its intuitive interface and robust data customization features enable you to easily tailor cost estimates to your project’s exact specifications, empowering you to make informed decisions and optimize budget allocation with confidence. 


Enter basic information for your project such as location, ore type, distances to support, and project duration along with engineering parameters associated with specific site tasks and SHERPA will immediately estimate and display details like equipment and labor requirements, along with associated operating costs and hourly wage estimates.


Improve the accuracy of your estimates by taking advantage of SHERPA’s in-depth customization options. Every value suggested by SHERPA is adjustable, allowing you to fine tune your estimate to meet the exact specifications of your project. And because every field is adjustable, SHERPA will adapt to any location in the world. From start to finish, all costs displayed in the application can be adjusted at any time to get the most accurate results possible.


Once you’ve completed the data entry on your project, SHERPA will generate a detailed report with all of the capital and operating costs calculated and totaled. You can then save these results in an easy to read PDF format that you can share with your team.

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Who is the Reclamation Cost Service for?

The Reclamation Cost Service is primarily designed for professionals in the mining industry who are involved in cost estimation, such as cost estimators, engineers, and management personnel. It serves individuals and companies engaged in mining operations, providing them with the necessary tools and resources to accurately estimate reclamation costs for mine closure and environmental restoration. The Reclamation Cost Service is ideal for anyone looking to harness the expertise of industry-leading engineers for reliable reclamation cost estimates.

Want to learn more about Reclamation Cost Service and how it can help you streamline your mining cost estimation process?

Request a demo with a member of our team to get a hands on tour of the Reclamation Cost Service data set.

Chris Berry

Vice-President Sales

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