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Studies & Construction Management
Services for the Mining Community

The Merit Advantage

Since 1983, Merit Consultants International, a division of Cementation Canada Inc. (Merit) has been providing Project and Construction Management services for Clients in the mining community.   Committed to keeping the scope of a project in the Owner’s Control, Merit acts as an extension of the Owner’s team and assists in the selection and coordination of resources best suited to the project. Merit is not directly involved in engineering, manufacturing or construction which enables project decisions to be focused and unbiased.

Merit brings the expertise and resources required to manage your project on schedule and control your costs.

Project and Construction Management Services

Using established cost system software, sophisticated Primavera scheduling and resourcing tools, proven contract administration and project management skills, the construction management team on site is well serviced by a “hands-on” home office organization.

  • Project and Construction Management
  • Trade Coordination
  • Contract Management
  • Project Scheduling
  • Cost Reporting & Control
  • Purchasing, Expediting, Warehousing
  • Environmental Compliance
  • Safety Management
  • Quality Assurance
  • Remediation

Time Proven Processes and Methodologies

Merit has developed an extensive database and baselines on industry project costs and statistics related to engineering and construction. We have a full suite of project procedures, policies and supporting construction execution documents. Using these tools with our network of contacts in the industry Merit is able to support Clients in the development of project feasibility studies, estimating, logistics, planning, selection of resources and execution of the work. Technical Services include:

  • Technical and Financial Assessment
  • Study Audits
  • Pre-Feasibility and Feasibility Study Support
  • Value Engineering Trade-offs
  • Constructability and Optimization
  • Risk Analysis
  • Capital Cost Estimating
  • Bulk Material Take-offs and Ordering
  • Bid Analysis and Recommendation
  • Project Execution Planning
  • Freight Logistics
  • Cash Flow Analysis
  • Scheduling
  • Selection and Inspection of Used Equipment


On specific projects one point accountability can improve project schedule and capital costs. On these projects Merit, with the Cementation Group, offers a turn-key Best for Project service for above and below ground mining projects.