Mining & Borrow Pits

Rope Shovel at Sand Mine

As a Florida-based company, the experts at HSA Golden have a deep understanding of Florida’s mining industry and just how important that industry is to the state’s economy. Did you know that Florida’s mineral commodities rank forth in the United States, with an industrial mineral production value of about $2.5 billion USD? Additionally, Florida is the top phosphate rock mining state, producing about six times as much as the next highest producing state in the U.S.


In order to keep Florida’s mining industry thriving, mining companies need to know that their environmental engineering consulting firm is both reliable and has local knowledge of Florida’s geology and mining industry. Since 1989, companies have trusted the HSA Golden experts to attain environmental, health and safety compliance for all exploration, construction and mining production.

In addition to our staff’s local geological and hydro-geological knowledge, we have cultivated strong relationships with local regulators and have many years of permitting and monitoring experience. All of these advantages help us to ensure that your projects will be completed in a timely, efficient and cost-effective manner.


From site selection to reclamation plans, HSA Golden offers a complete range of mine development services, including:

  • Site selection and feasibility studies
  • Geological/mineral resource studies
  • Design and permitting
  • Water use permitting
  • Construction management