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Golder buys mining company

Golder Associates has acquired the Marston Group of Companies, a company that specializes in planning and other services for the mining sector.


Golder Associates has acquired the Marston Group of Companies, a company that specializes in planning and other services for the mining sector.

Brian Conlin, president and CEO of Golder Associates, made the announcement from the firm’s Calgary office. A press release says that the acquisition “boosts Golder’s capabilities as a global leader in mining by expanding its mine planning and resource evaluation capabilities in energy minerals, particularly coal and the Alberta oil sands.”

The Marston Group has 80 employees. They will join the existing Golder offices in Denver, CO and Calgary, Alberta while keeping its offices in St. Louis, MO, San Antonio, TX and Newcastle, NSW, Australia.

Employee-owned since its formation in Canada in 1960, Golder now employs nearly 7,000 people around the world.