Our geotechnical professionals have extensive experience in designing and operating stable underground mine workings, pit slopes, tunnels, road cuttings, and tailings dams. By providing clear, comprehensive design options and assessing their associated time- and mining-related risks, we will help you make informed decisions based on your specific needs and risk profile.
Our teams of experts include geotechnical, civil, soil, and rock mechanics engineers as well as engineering geologists, all of whom work closely with our structural geology, hydrogeology, hydrology, tailings, geoenvironmental, mine engineering, and mine closure groups. This integrated approach enables us to develop effective and innovative solutions to our clients’ specific problems.
We work in environments ranging from equatorial to permafrost at surface, shallow, and deep levels and have expertise in diverse mineral commodities, including base and precious metals, coal, iron ore, bauxite, diamonds, and industrial minerals. Our specialists also have multiple-method mining and infrastructure experience and design and implement support systems to deal with accelerated erosion from construction, ground disturbances, and waste disposal.
By delivering pragmatic, fit-for-purpose solutions, we will add value to your operation.
The assessment of rock mass blockiness is fundamental for any geotechnical study, managing and validating geotechnical information is then critical for rock mass characterization purposes, especially when the borehole information is limited or the available cores are disturbed.Learn More
Rockfalls poses risk to mining operations, from both an economic and safety standpoint, as the number of people killed from rockfall related occurrences is of the same order as people killed by other forms of slope instabilities.Learn More
Udokan is one of the largest undeveloped copper deposits in the world in terms of metal contained with a JORC Ore Reserve of 16Mt of contained copper in an open pit reserve.Learn More
For projects of regional significance, strategic assessment in upfront planning is essential.Learn More
Evolution Mining's Frog’s Leg underground mine experienced an increase in the number of seismic events and rockburst occurrences during 2015.Learn More
All mining excavations should have an appropriate geotechnical design that takes into account the rock mass structure.Learn More