Projects

Recent Major Projects

INSTRUMENTATION

  • Installation and maintenance of a mine-wide stope closure monitoring system
  • "Design, supply and installation of a remote, real-time backfill monitoring system"
  • "Design, supply and installation of a comprehensive monitoring system of shaft deformation"
  • Monitoring of hangingwall stability in various mines applying a room and pillar mining method
  • Application of Acoustic techniques to assist mines in combatting rock falls
  • Instrumenting and monitoring of deformation around a tunnel sited at depth in weak rock
  • Monitoring of deformation around large life-of-mine chambers sited at depth
  • Application of borehole camera to assist in detecting possible weak planes above excavations

MINE SUPPORT

  • Comprehensive timber/cement based support - laboratory testing services
  • Mine support market surveys
  • Mine support quality assurance system design and implementation
  • Underground mine support auditing
  • In situ and laboratory evaluation of timber support performance

ROCK ENGINEERING

  • Continuous rock engineering assistance to various mines
  • Design mining strategies for remnant pillar extractions at depth
  • Design mining strategies for extraction of UGII reef approximately 20 m below a Merensky stope in which pillars were left
  • Risk assessment to rank various mining areas relative to each other
  • Risk assessment to evaluate positioning of main access ways to underground workings
  • Geotechnical mapping and numerical modelling to identify possible mechanisms responsible for adverse ground conditions around a large chamber
  • Auditing of compliance to mine rock engineering standards
  • On site training of underground mine personnel

 

Client Listing

3D GeoScience
AEL
African Barrick Gold
African Rainbow Minerals
Anglo Coal
Anglo Operations
Anglo Platinum
Anglogold Ashanti
Anooraq
Aquarius Platinum
Assmang Limited
Aveng
Bafokeng Rasimone Platinum Mine
BASF Construction Chemicals
BCL Limited
Bedrock Mining Support
BHP Billiton
Black Mountain
CSIR
De Beers
Debswana
Eastern Platinum
ELBROC Mining Products
Exxaro
Glencore Merafe / Xstrata
Gold Fields
Golder Associates Africa
Harmony Freegold JV
Impala Platinum
Konkola Copper
Kumba Resources
Lonmin Platinum
Mimosa
New Concept Mining
Ngezi
Nkomati Nickel
Norilsk
Northam Platinum
Petra Diamonds
Rio Tinto
Rock Safe Mining
Rosh Pinah
Royal Bafokeng Platinum Mine
RSV
Samancor
Sasol Coal
Sibanye Gold
SRK
Tharisa Minerals
Total Coal
Two Rivers Platinum Mine
Unki
Worley Parsons
Zimbabwe Platinum Mine

 

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