Geotechnical Engineering

Geotechnics for Mine Infrastructure
  • Geotechnical investigation
  • Foundation design
  • Lateral support and retaining wall design
  • Borrow material investigation
  • Dam design and safety inspection
  • Excavations and embankments
  • Erosion control
  • Geological hazard assessment
  • Terrain stability analysis
  • Tunnel geotechnics and design
  • Monitoring and instrumentation
  • Land reclamation
Mining Geotechnical Investigations
  • Design and management of geotechnical investigation programs
  • Site supervision and training in geotechnical data collection and interpretation
  • Core logging, geotechnical mapping and 3D photogrammetric techniques (Sirovision)
  • Geotechnical data management and database compilation
  • Rock mass classification using systems, RMR, Q, MRMR, GSI, etc
  • Structural geology evaluation and interpretation on a mine scale
  • Structural fabric analysis of rock masses
  • Geotechnical design domain evaluation
  • Statistical analysis of rock mass strength parameters
  • Formulation of geotechnical parameters to be used for mine design
  • Preparation of 3D geotechnical models, design sections and plans
  • Geotechnical block modelling, parametric and non-parametric
  • Data analyses and geotechnical report preparation
Underground Rock Mechanics
  • Geotechnical field investigation, mapping, logging, and data basing
  • Structural geology interpretation and analysis
  • Rock mass characterization and geotechnical domain modelling
  • Mining method selection and optimization of excavation sequencing
  • Assessment of the groundwater impact on underground design
  • Mine infrastructure and capital development excavation design
  • Underground stability analysis, 2D and 3D modelling and design
  • Dilution, fragmentation and caving analysis
  • Design of underground support systems
  • Design, implementation and management of monitoring systems
  • Training of client personnel
Pit Slope Stability
  • Geotechnical field investigation, mapping, logging, and data basing
  • Structural interpretation and analysis
  • Rock mass characterization and domain modelling
  • Mining method selection and excavation sequencing optimization
  • Assessment of impact of groundwater on open pit design
  • Mine infrastructure and capital development excavation design
  • Pit slope and underground stability analysis, 2D and 3D modelling and design
  • Dilution, fragmentation and caving analysis
  • Design of underground and slope support systems
  • Design, implementation and management of monitoring systems
  • Training of client personnel