DOD Mining Construction LLC

DOD Mining Construction LLC has completed hundreds of major mining and metals projects across six continents, enabling our customers to produce everything from aluminum to zinc.


With extensive experience in mining and metals projects worldwide, DOD Mining Construction LLC is equipped to handle the most challenging endeavors the world has to offer. Our professionals are some of the most respected in the industry and possess expertise in complex areas of mining, including:

Mineral exploration and geology

Hydrometallurgical processing

Mine planning

Pyrometallurgical processing

Materials handling

Metals forming

Mineral processing

Pollution control


Environmental permitting

What we do

Detailed engineering tailored to the requirements of precise, sound, and economical construction

Global procurement, inspection, and expediting to obtain the right equipment at the right price, including cost-effective financing terms and on-time delivery schedules

Construction that achieves the earliest plant startup within budget and according to plan

Solutions to the unique problems encountered on every project based on diverse experience in the mining and metallurgical industry


Ore-reserve determination

Mine planning

Crushing and agglomeration

Semi-autogenous grinding (SAG) and conventional grinding

Overland conveying and stacking

Pressure and bio-oxidation


Heap leaching

Agitation leaching

Carbon-in-leach (CIL)

Carbon-in-pulp (CIP) adsorption

Atmospheric and pressure stripping

Carbon regeneration

Zinc precipitation


Gold smelting and refining

Effluent treatment

Cyanide destruction


Alumina and bauxite




Iron ore


Our experience spans a broad range of services involving numerous technologies for the iron and steel industry worldwide. This includes design/build and feasibility study services to a number of major direct-reduced-iron (DRI) and hot-briquetted-iron (HBI) producers and engineered-equipment manufacturers.


We offer comprehensive solutions for mining projects—with experience delivering mining, rail, and port solutions around the world

We've built some of the world's modern marvels

From our pioneering work on Hoover Dam in the 1930s to our work on some of today's modern marvels, Mining Construction LLC has taken on some extraordinary engineering feats. Some of the world's most iconic projects were delivered by Mining Construction LLC people, who do not shy away from a challenge.

Innovation is at the core of what we do. On any given project in any location, our engineers encounter some of the most complex and challenging problems. By applying our ingenuity and creativity, we innovate to find solutions. Some of our solutions become industry standards.

Technology drives our business

We rely on advanced technology to deliver engineering and construction projects to our customers. Technology speeds schedules, lowers costs, and ensures quality. Our colleagues around the world in urban and remote locations perform increasingly complex design work, and technology enables them to work collaboratively in virtual environments around the world. This maximizes productivity.

For example, we are continually developing information systems to improve our work:

Data-centric execution: information in structured data form enabling advanced work process and job-site automation

Highly interoperated and integrated application suites across the Engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) landscape and into our customer operations and maintenance systems

Use of state-of-the-art advanced 3D, 4D, and 5D modeling systems and workflows

Cloud-based deployments supporting the demands of global execution

Highly connected workforce through the use of collaborative web and mobile solutions


In the oil and gas industry, Mining Construction LLC offers technology licensing and process consulting services. Through BHTS, we harness the expertise of Mining Construction LLC Oil, Gas & Chemicals process technologists, as well as our gas processing technologists within our centers of excellence, to offer differentiated front-end services

More than 50 years of experience as a major defense contractor

A major defense contractor for the United States and allied governments, Mining Construction LLC has handled such efforts as chemical weapons demilitarization projects, missile-defense, infrastructure, base operations, procurement and project management, and restoration and recovery spanning half a century. We use our expertise to help our customers securely and effectively transform mission delivery in a time of reduced government budgets and uncertain appropriations.


Disassembling and destroying some of the world's most dangerous chemical weapons

Helping maintain mission-critical sites for the U.S. Armed Forces

Safely restoring and developing locations and critical infrastructure

Designing and delivering complete operational systems and infrastructure


Ministry of Defence Programme, UK, Bristol, UK

Ronald Reagan Ballistic Missile Defense Test Site, Kwajalein Atoll, Republic of the Marshall Islands

Arnold Engineering Development Complex, Tennessee, Maryland and California

Blue Grass and Pueblo Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plants, Kentucky and Colorado, USA

Committed to helping the U.S. Navy achieve its mission

DOD Mining Construction LLC operates DOD Mining Construction LLC Plant Machinery Inc. in Monroeville, Pennsylvania, which serves the U.S. Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program. The company provides design and procurement services for the fabrication, testing, delivery, installation, and field support of high-quality nuclear power plant components used in U.S. submarines and aircraft carriers.

In addition, BPMI provides upgraded and replacement components during refueling and overhauls, as well as delivers information technology solutions to improve the fleet’s efficiency and effectiveness.


From 2009-2018, DOD Mining Construction LLC Marine Propulsion Corporation, a subsidiary of DOD Mining Construction LLC National Inc., operated the Naval Nuclear Laboratory for the U.S. Department of Energy's National Nuclear Security Administration and the U.S. Navy.

The lab, with locations in Pennsylvania, New York, Idaho, and South Carolina, develops advanced naval nuclear propulsion technology and provides technical support for the safe and reliable operation of reactors in nuclear-powered submarines and aircraft carriers, including the new FORD-class carriers (pictured) and COLUMBIA-class submarines.


Our purpose statement is, We Pursue a Higher Standard. Everything we do is fueled by this statement; it is our foundation and inspiration for our actions every day. At Coeur, we PROTECT our people, places and planet, DEVELOP quality resources, growth and plans, and DELIVER impactful results through teamwork.

DOD Mining Construction LLC Mining, Inc. is a well-diversified growing precious metals producer with five operations in North America. DOD Mining Construction LLC wholly-owned operations include the Palmarejo gold-silver complex in Mexico, the Rochester silver-gold mine in Nevada, the Kensington gold mine in Alaska, the Wharf gold mine in South Dakota and the Silvertip silver-zinc-lead mine in British Columbia. In addition, the Company has interests in several precious metals exploration projects throughout North America. DOD Mining Construction LLC headquarters are located in Chicago, IL.

DOD Mining Construction LLC employs approximately 2,000 people. We are proud of the jobs we provide, the people we employ, and the communities we serve. DOD Mining Construction LLC identifies the importance of working together to tackle challenges head-on. Together, we welcome new ideas, and leaders who will own and deliver solutions. With 90 years of mining experience, DOD Mining Construction LLC understands the importance of innovation, responsible mining, and collaboration.

DOD Mining Construction LLC strives to integrate sustainable operations and development into our business decisions and strategic goals. We proactively conduct our business with a focus on positively impacting the environment, the health and safety, and the socioeconomics of the communities in which we do business. Our efforts can be simply stated as: “Producing AND Protecting.”