Associates Pty. Ltd. is an independent geotechnical engineering
consultancy servicing the mining and civil engineering sectors in
Australia and internationally.
We specialize in the geotechnical investigation
and assessment of large open cut and underground mines.
have geotechnical experience across several commodities. Such
commodities include iron ore, gold, copper, platinum, coal, diamonds,
molybdenum, lead-zinc and mineral sands.
of the open cut mining projects that we have been responsible for include well
developed oxide profiles with prominent geological structures and elevated
underground geotechnical experience include seismically active narrow
vein gold mining, block cave development, long hole and sub-level open stoping,
open stoping in a primary-secondary configuration, vertical crater retreat,
room and pillar, and cut and fill.
We also provide engineering geology
services to the civil engineering industry. We specialize in rock mass characterization
and ground support designs for civil tunnels and surface excavations.