Silkstone offers a full consultancy service to the minerals and waste industry, staffed by fully qualified personnel with extensive industrial experience. 

We are able to provide a high quality service, tailored to the individual requirements of the client, spanning a wide range of operations including opencast clay, aggregate and blockstone quarrying and all aspects of landfill and recycling.

We offer the following services:

  • Planning Applications with supporting statements or Environmental Impact Assessment
  • Professional liaison with statutory bodies and public exhibition work
  • Mineral reserve assessments, including drilling supervision and core logging
  • Preparation and Submission of Environmental Permit Applications
  • Environmental Monitoring
Planning for a landfill site
  • Mineral and Waste Management Planning Application Appeals
  • Borehole Drilling and Piezometer Installation
  • Computer Aided Design (CAD) for Site Layout
  • Landfill Gas Modelling (GasSim2)
  • Noise Impact Assessments & Noise Propagation Modelling (SoundPlan)
  • Dust Impact Assessment
A rotary rig completing a site investigation
  • Landscape & Visual Impact Assessments
  • Landfill Gas Risk Assessment
  • Hydrogeological Risk Assessment
  • Geological Assessment
  • Construction Quality Assurance (CQA) Supervision
  • Landfill and Quarry Design
  • Void Space Assessment and Modelling
  • Feasibility Studies
A landfill site after planning
  • Site Restoration Design
  • Quarry Regulations inspections for slope / quarry face stability assessment
  • Method Statements
  • Environmental Auditing
A survey inside a mill being completed