In operation for more than 50 years, Golder Associates offers a range of geotechnical engineering and environmental services. The company serves the mining, manufacturing, power, transportation, and oil and gas industries. With a staff of over 7,000 people, it maintains nearly 160 offices worldwide. Golder Associates is an employee-owned entity that assists with the assessment of terrestrial and aquatic habitats and biological communities. The company develops policy review documents for government and industry clients. In addition, it provides conservation and resource management planning solutions. Golder Associates offers testing services for a selection of construction materials, such as asphalt, aggregate, concrete and soil.