Company Background

  • CSL has invested heavily in high quality equipment and resources, including trucks, ATVs, boats, survey gear, and computers.
  • CSL ensures that all staff are current with mining and construction industry regulations. To provide the most accurate results when performing tasks, staff also utilize the latest software such as, but not limited to: Allpile, Geostudio, Civil 3D, AquiferTest, gINT, etc.
  • Staff receive advanced level training to stay current with the latest software, safety, and mining and construction industry regulations.
  • Project ready: All our staff and equipment can be mobilized quickly and efficiently to meet the demands of new and growing projects.
  • CSL is on a growth track and is continually adding staff; including geoscientists, engineers, environmental scientists, surveyors and administrators to ensure we meet the ongoing and future needs of our clients.
  • CSL has recently moved into a new office located at 1100 Russell Street, Unit 10, Thunder Bay, ON, P7B 5N2. If you are in Thunder Bay please come visit with us. In addition we have a warehouse/equipment storage facility in Shuniah, ON (near Thunder Bay).

Core Strengths

Clients come to us for:



Our expertise and delivering first class results for maximum results.



We work alongside major contractors to working in partnership with First Nations communities.


Boots-on-the ground

Our style of support often fills critical needs between geologists, mine operations and engineer of record for a project.



We pride ourselves in having friendly staff, which leads to stronger client relationships.



CSL’s primary goal is to work with our clients to enable the successful delivery of their projects.

CSL is proud to have a 100% safety record and have not had a lost time injury.

  • Our company is an active member of the Ontario WSIB Health and Safety Excellence Program.
  • All CSL personnel utilize the safety management software SiteDocs to document and track all H&S paperwork: Safety Plans, Field Level Risk Assessments, Daily Safety Forms, etc.
  • CSL follows all applicable mine and construction safety programs and equips our staff with the appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE).
  • CSL has numerous mine and construction field vehicles fully equipped with full complement of safety additions/accessories.

Commitment to Safety and Resources

We strongly believe that in order to be successful you need to reinvest in yourself as well as your company Since forming CSL in 2019 we committed over $500 000 in equipment, software and employee training We have maintained a zero incident and/or accident rating at all project sites

Equipment & Software

  • Fully Mine Equipped Trucks
  • Two Real Time Kinematic (RTK) Survey Units
  • High End Computer Systems
  • Shear Vein and Penetrometer
  • All Pile Geotechnical Software for Deep Foundations
  • Geoslope for Slope Stability and Dam Safety Analysis
  • GINT Software
  • AutoCAD Civil 3D
  • Aquifer Test Groundwater Analysis.

Employee Training

  • Surface Miner Common Core;
  • ATV & Snowmobile Training;
  • Advanced First Aid; and,
  • Fall Arrest Training.

Indigenous Parnerships

We strongly believe that our Indigenous partnerships are key to our goal of ensuring that training and meaningful opportunities are provided to the communities we work with. These partnerships have developed into long lasting friendships as we take part in traditional hunting and fishing activities We work closely to ensure that the youth know the opportunities available

Thunder Bay Minor Hockey Association

CSL contributes annually to the Thunder Bay Minor Hockey Association to ensure youth who want to participate have the opportunities.

Lakehead Public Schools Breakfast Club

This is program designed to ensure no kid arrives at school hungry and has been a cornerstone of CSL.

Our Kids Count Christmas Cheer Fund

Every Christmas CSL donates numerous trees the Our Kids Count team to ensure that every family has tree to enjoy and help brighten the holidays.

Children's Aid Christmas Hamper

Every Christmas CSL requests 1-2 families from Children’s Aid Society and provides clothing, food and toys for Christmas.

Impala Canada Ltd. Penny Auction

Each year CSL partners with the team at Impala Canada Ltd. to provide items for auction where the money is provided to Children’s Aid Society, Dilico Anishinabek Family Care, Dew Drop Inn, Salvation Army Homeless Shelter and Faye Peterson Transition House.

Charitable Contributions

One of the biggest components of any company is recognizing when and how to give back your community. As CSL is heavily rooted in Thunder Bay we strive to be involved in many local events and charitable organizations within “Our Back Yard”.

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Professional Affiliations

CSL maintains Certificates of Authorization and/or Professional Licenses in good standing with the Professional Engineers of Ontario (PEO), Professional Geoscientist of Ontario (PGO), Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientist of Alberta (APEGA) and Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia (APEGBC).