International Energy, Mining, and Environmental Consultants

Norwest is an internationally-recognized leader in providing consulting expertise to the energy, mining, and natural resources industries. For over 35 years we have offered a wide range of services to energy and mining companies, electric power producers, financial institutions, governments, legal firms, and regulatory agencies. Norwest’s professional staff of engineers, hydrologists, geologists, environmental specialists, and management consultants bring extensive industry experience to our consulting projects. Accordingly, we understand the opportunities, pressures, and constraints facing the industries we serve. Our innovative, experienced-based approach is focused on assisting our clients achieve world-class performance standards.


MINExpo® 2016 was held September 26-28, 2016, in Las Vegas Nevada. The show was all about solutions that make it possible for the mining industry to meet today's mining challenges and capitalize on opportunities in a rapidly changing world in need of metals, materials, minerals, and energy. We would like to thank all those that visited with us during the show, and look forward to working with you on projects going forward.

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Posted 06/7/2016

Carl Pollastro was appointed President of Norwest Corporation’s U.S. Operations, effective April 1, 2016, following the retirement of Bob Evans. Carl joined Norwest in our Salt Lake City office in 2009 and worked as Sr. Vice President, Engineering/International prior to his appointment as President of Norwest’s U.S. operations. He has traveled extensively since joining Norwest performing projects both domestically and internationally. Carl serves as a Board Member of the Norwest Corporation Board of Directors, and was a former board member of Intermountain Electronics. He holds a degree from the University of Utah in Mining Engineering, and a Qualified Person (QP) designation from the Mining and Metallurgical Society of America in mining and ore reserves. Prior to joining Norwest, Carl worked in the industry for over 35 years beginning in 1972. During that time, he worked for Interwest Mining Company, Energy West Mining Company, Emery Mining Company, Soldier Creek Coal Company, and Kaiser Steel Company holding numerous engineering and management positions.


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