GEOTECHNICAL

GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEERING

OUR TEAM COMBINES
 

Technical expertise

Effective management and control of geotechnical hazards and risks 

 

Analysing, designing and advising on all geotechnical aspects for both open cut and underground operations.

 

Cost effective solutions to adequately control geotechnical risks

 

Uphold high operational safety standards, ensuring all stability, safety and regulatory conditions are met.

 

 Global experience

 

Innovative thinking
 

Cutting-edge technology

 

Machine learning and artificial intelligence techniques

 

A hands on, practical attitude

 

Detailed understanding of your geotechnical setting and conditions

 

Tailored designs and management plans

 

Real results

​OUR GEOTECHNICAL SERVICES

GENERAL

Desktop studies of existing information

 

Geotechnical component of mining studies

 

Geotechnical investigation and data collection including mapping, core logging and field testing

 

Rockmass characterisation assessment for mining studies

 

Geotechnical parameter definition for utilisation in analysis and designs

 

Ground support and stabilisation design

 

Numerical analysis, limit equilibrium and probabilistic design methodology

 

Geotechnical risk analysis, hazard identification and management plans

 

Post-failure rehabilitation and recovery plans

 

Geotechnical input to mining method selection studies

 

Blasting assessments and design advice to maintain rockmass integrity

 

Rockmass monitoring / instrumentation

 

Waste rock dump stability assessments

 

Project management and site support

 

Development of Ground Control Management Plans (GCMP)

 

Innovative technology tradeoff and selection

UNDERGROUND SPECIFIC

Portal, decline, orebody access development assessments

 

Shaft design and inspections

Stope and pillar layout, design and sequencing

 

Caving analysis and design

 

Principal stress testing & interpretation

 

Site support, supervision, operator training

 

Modelling of stress and displacements

 

Development of seismic monitoring systems

 

Innovative technology tradeoff and selection

SURFACE / OPEN PIT SPECIFIC

Slope design and design input

 

Rock fall hazard inspections and analysis

 

Waste rock dump design & inspections

 

Blasting inspections and advice for final wall control

 

Site support, supervision, operator training

 

Innovative technology tradeoff and selection

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