SHERPA Reclamation

Lower Your Risk and Plan for a Brighter Future

Environmental impact has never been more important than it is right now, and the mining industry needs to adapt to plan for reclaiming disturbances before, during, and after mining operations are complete. Modern mine reclamation requires planning and preparation of reclamation activities before mining even begins and is an integral part of the mine permit and planning process. But one question remains; how do you calculate reclamation costs, and how do you plan for future costs? SHERPA Reclamation provides the tools, the methods and the costs associated with every activity common during and after mine closure.

Mining companies need to be prepared to manage, update and defend the validity of their estimated closure costs for 20 years or more. SHERPA Reclamation is designed to help mining companies keep track of and easily update their reclamation cost estimates for a mine from concept to closure.

Reclamation cost estimation is required throughout the the lifecycle of a mine. Closure costs need to be be developed for mine planning and budgeting, financial reporting (corporate balance sheet liabilities), and regulator reporting for financial assurances and environmental bonding.

SHERPA Reclamation is backed by our team of cost estimation experts and exceptional customer support. We can provide training and onboarding resources to help you quickly navigate the software and make the most of its capabilities. Join a community of satisfied customers who have experienced the time-saving benefits of the SHERPA suite of cost estimation software. Get ahead of the curve and plan for the future with SHERPA Reclamation.

Fueled by the Mining Cost Service

All necessary salaries, hourly wages, and equipment and supply prices are drawn directly from our cost database to allow for quick estimates with minimal project details. SHERPA provides suggested values for all necessary engineering parameters, such as hole loading factors, material densities, explosive types, and bench heights, and more.

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Accurate Cost Estimates, Wherever You Are

Accessible via any web browser, SHERPA offers the convenience of cloud-based access, enabling you to work on your projects from anywhere, anytime.

Detailed Reports with Data Visualization

Complete project output reports offer several views of your project estimations, including an Executive Summary, Total Project Cost Summary, and more. All of these pages can be exported in PDF format for quick and easy sharing with your team.


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.

Who is SHERPA Reclamation for?

SHERPA Reclamation is the ideal tool for cost estimators and engineers who need quick, reliable cost estimates for their mining reclamation projects. SHERPA Reclamation makes building accurate and reliable estimates easier than it’s ever been. With an intuitive, easy to use interface, and comprehensive data set, you can turn your project data into a reliable cost estimate in just a few steps.

Want to learn more about SHERPA Reclamation 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 SHERPA suite of mine cost estimation software.

Chris Berry

Vice-President Sales

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