Macro Mine Design and Planning
- Extraction sequences. Advice on business plans, mining methods and extraction sequences.
- Shaft pillar extraction. Remnant mining.
- Rock mass characterization and classification.
- Regional and local Pillar design.
- Design and determination of local excavation support.
- Set-up and compilation of support standards.
- Slope support design and control.
Local Excavation Design
- Layout and placement of excavations..
- Stability assessment.
- Rock mass classification and assessment.
- Rock mass and support audit programs.
- The installation and management of geotechnical instrumentation and output.
- Stability assessments.
- Risk and Hazard assessment programs.
- Accident and incident investigations.
- Panel risk rating systems and rock mass classification programs.
- Rock Engineering input on long, medium and short term planning.
Code of Practice
- Compile, update and maintain codes of practice.
- In-situ quality inspections.
- Product quality assurance programs.
Product development and testing
- Setting up testing programs.
- Liaise with product suppliers.
- Interaction and representation of the client at the DMR regarding rock engineering design and recommendation.