Opencast mining has a tradition at RWE. With over 120 years of Company history and more than 50 years of international advice and consultancy, we are a world-leading provider of engineering services in opencast mining. Renowned customers around the world use RWE's comprehensive know-how in the area of continuous mining, specifically for sustainable operation planning and production optimization. Thanks to our history, we also count international investors, fund providers, ministries and policy-makers among our clients in addition to mining companies and power-plant operators. For our services, we make use of the sound knowledge and experience of our colleagues from RWE's own opencast-mine operations to optimally underpin training schemes and operational issues round and about the subject of the opencast mines. The fact is that competitive pressures on mining companies are steadily rising – productivity and cost management are becoming decisive success factors. No matter whether coal, ore, copper or other minerals: our experienced specialists support you from the planning stage all the way to site closure and recultivation. The focus here is always on the efficient, safe and sustainable operation of opencast mines.
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Exploration of mineral depositsAll products & services
Our performances range from a first prospecting through a detailed exploration and an economical assessment to the mine planning in the proper sense.
Development of minesAll products & services
We work closely with our customers to develop mine plans that optimize pit design and maximize production to ensure cost-effective mining operation.
ReclamationAll products & services
Our reclamation process is due to our expertise as one of the biggest mine operators worldwide considered to be the key example.
Optimization of mine operationAll products & services
The competitive pressure for mine operations is increasingly growing. We reveal optimization potential, especially where it brings the highest possible benefit.
Understand and investAll products & services
Our engineers and experts support you with the identification and assessment of different energy investment projects. We advise you by translating technical, operational and commercial issues into clear recommendations.