Dale Kolstad

Dale Kolstad

Dale has two decades of experience with projects involving civil and environmental engineering. He currently leads multidisciplinary teams in solving challenging mine waste and tailings projects across multiple geographies and regulatory jurisdictions. Examples of his work include development of tailings dewatering technologies, contaminant source control within mine rock stockpiles, mine contact water treatment, and conceptual to detailed closure and reclamation plan development. Dale has a background in contaminated site assessment and remediation and is versed in active and passive treatment technologies and waste containment, including the design of liner and cover systems.



Vice President
Senior Environmental Engineer


Professional Engineer (AB, BC, MI, MN, NTNU, UT)


MS, University of Wisconsin-Madison

BS, University of Iowa


Barr Engineering Co.
4300 MarketPointe Drive
Suite 200
Minneapolis, MN 55435
Phone: +1 952-832-2690

Related projects

Testing and optimization of fine-tailings drying technologies
Redevelopment of former Mayflower Mine
Closure and reclamation support for a legacy metals mine