• Boxcut, Portal and high-speed decline development
• Raisebore investigation
• Geotechnical department review and team mentoring
Provide all geotechnical services for the start-up and high-speed development of both the access and materials handling declines. Conduct inspections of Tjati and MVD declines, and contractor management.
Notable projects undertaken by Operational Geotechs; assessment of development through weak Shale lithology, design and construction of both boxcuts, geotechnical investigations into the placement and design of capital infrastructure, management strategy for SLC propagation to surface, department review and mentoring of team, and investigate geotechnical instrumentation requirements for SLC.