The Hall Sand and Gravel pit is located near Hall, Montana. Pioneer successfully prepared an Open Cut Mining Plan of Operation for a 21-acre gravel pit. To complete the work, Pioneer completed the following tasks:
- Generated test hole data.
- Developed a pit design.
- Surveyed the site.
- Completed a hydrology investigation (seasonal groundwater fluctuation).
- Completed a geotechnical analysis of the pit slopes to verify long-term stability of active and post-reclamation pit slopes.
- Designed the final reclamation closure plan for the site.