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Geotechnical Engineering

We are a leading innovator in geotechnical engineering and our team is constantly developing improved service levels to our clients. This is done through the full integration of our geotechnical and engineering geology experience with that of our hydrogeological, tailings, geo-environmental, structural geology and mining groups.

The geotechnical group encompasses geotechnical engineers, engineering geologists, soil and rock mechanics engineers and civil engineers with design and operational experience who are able to apply their knowledge to a wide range of applications, including:

  • Open Pit Mining
  • Underground Mining
  • Mining Infrastructure and Civil Engineering

Our geotechnical services embrace:

  • Conceptual, Pre-feasibility and Feasibility Studies
  • Due Diligence Studies
  • Mine Design Input
  • Operational Review and Assistance
  • Risk Assessments
  • Training

These services are wide ranging and allow for a flexible response to the clients requirements:

  • Geotechnical field investigation, mapping and data collection
  • Rock mass characterisation and domain modelling
  • Site soils characterisation for excavations and foundations
  • Slope and tunnel stability analysis
  • Assessment of modes of failure
  • Fragmentation analysis
  • Cavability analysis
  • 2-D and 3-D numerical modelling
  • Design of support systems
  • Mining method selection
  • Mining sequence optimisation
  • Project Management
  • On-site training
  • Operational Support
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