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Steven Boyce, hard rock mining expert, joins Haley & Aldrich

Burlington, Mass., Jan 31, 2020 – Haley & Aldrich announced today that Steven Boyce, P.E., has joined the firm as the Mining Leader in Nevada. Boyce brings over 25 years of engineering, permitting, and environmental management experience in the mining industry to assist our Nevada clients with mine site infrastructure design, operations, and closure.

“Steve’s experience and perspective as a consultant and a superintendent of mine operations will make him an invaluable asset for our mining clients in Nevada,” said Eric Mears, Mining Market Segment Leader at Haley & Aldrich. “His deep environmental and permitting experience will greatly benefit the clients in our rapidly expanding hard rock mining practice.”

Prior to Haley & Aldrich, Boyce led permitting and engineering efforts for several large and small mines. In addition, he planned and executed numerous successful mine closures. He has effectively collaborated with state and federal agencies and has managed multidisciplinary teams to complete risk-based closure evaluations, engineering designs, and environmental review and due diligence. He assisted in developing the agency-approved “Nevada Standardized Reclamation Cost Estimator,” as well as other innovative closure cost models developed from that effort.

Boyce is a Professional Engineer in California and Nevada and an active member of the Society for Mining, Metallurgy, and Exploration (SME) and the American Exploration & Mining Association (AEMA). He recently presented “Mine Passive Evaporations Systems: History, Considerations, and Perspectives” at the 2019 AEMA Annual Conference. Boyce has B.S. and M.S. degrees in Civil Engineering from the University of Nevada and an MBA from the University of Nevada, Reno.

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