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New Hires Signal Continued Expansion of Integral Consulting’s Geochemistry, Hydrogeology, and Mining Capabilities

September 17, 2009

SEATTLE, Sept. 17 /PRNewswire/ — National science and engineering company Integral Consulting Inc. welcomes Mr. Steven Helgen, Dr. Andrew Nicholson, and Mr. Sean Kosinski to its geochemistry and hydrogeology team. With these hires, Integral further strengthens its offerings and responds to increasing demand for specialized technical expertise to support mine permitting, compliance, and closure projects.

“Integral is pleased to have such excellent people join our growing team. With their additions, we have substantially increased our capacity and depth of expertise to support mining projects. Steve, Andrew, and Sean are all top-level consultants who thoroughly know this business and are a pleasure to work with on projects that need superior problem-solving and innovative approaches,” says Bill Locke, Integral Principal Hydrologist.

The new staff members augment Integral’s existing capabilities in hydrogeology and geochemistry, providing key technical specialization in baseline water quality studies, mine materials characterization, acid-rock drainage evaluations, waste rock and tailings management, groundwater modeling, and predictive studies of pit-lake water quality. The new team also broadens Integral’s established expert witness services to law firms.

With more than 15 years of experience, Mr. Steven Helgen joins Integral as a Principal Geochemist. He specializes in source identification, contaminant fate and transport, and geochemical fingerprinting. Mr. Helgen has developed and published apportionment methods that have proven instrumental in settlement negotiations and at trial for a variety of industrial and mining clients. Complementing his expertise is Dr. Andrew Nicholson, who has conducted multidisciplinary evaluations of water quality for projects from Nevada to Indonesia. Mr. Sean Kosinski is a hydrogeologist whose successful projects have ranged from numerical modeling of large-scale dewatering operations at open-pit mines to simulating the transport of radionuclides in fractured rock. The three new staff members are located in Integral’s Denver-area office.

Integral Consulting Inc. is a national science and engineering firm providing multidisciplinary services in the fields of health, environment, technology, and sustainability.

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