Knight Piésold to open office in Colombia

Knight Piésold Consulting, an international engineering and environmental consulting company, is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Andrew Markle as Regional Manager of Knight Piésold Consultores S.A.S., Knight Piésold’s operations in Colombia.

Mr. Markle is a registered Professional Engineer who brings an MBA in finance and 16 years of engineering and consulting experience to his new role.  Originally from Canada, Mr. Markle has lived extensively in the United States and Latin America, with a large portion of this time in Colombia.

The Colombian Knight Piésold office will be located in Medellín and will serve the country’s growing mining and energy sectors while providing both local opportunities and international expertise.  Knight Piésold is committed to supporting the Government of Colombia’s vision to position mining and energy production as “pillars of development” and enhancing the economic growth of the country through responsible development of the country’s rich natural resources.

With over 90 years of consulting experience, Knight Piésold Consulting provides engineering and environmental solutions while also respecting social, environmental and economic responsibilities.  The company’s expertise covers a full suite of mining services, from concept to closure, including geotechnical investigations, waste and water management, heap leach pad design, rock mechanics, reclamation planning, and social and environmental impact assessments. Equally importantly, Knight Piésold will also continue to offer a wide range of environmental and engineering services in areas ranging from wastewater treatment to power production.