SPECIALISED SUPPORT SERVICES

GEOLOGY

We review historical data, assess topography, perform lithology, survey geological structures, identify new drilling locations, supervise during drilling process. We conduct sampling, plan soil laboratory tests, evaluate lab test results and do mineral exploration, as well as resource and reserve calculation according to SAMREC/JORC.

GEOTECHNICAL

We assess data and reports, plan and supervise geotechnical sampling during drilling and sampling programmes, supervise lab tests and do slope stability calculations.

HYDROLOGY AND HYDROGEOLOGY

Our specialists assess data and reports regarding hydrological and hydrogeological conditions, prepare hydrogeological investigation programmes, evaluate pumping tests, prepare ground water flow models, and develop drainage/dewatering concepts for surface and groundwater.

MINING OPERATIONS

We assist in selecting the most appropriate mining technology, perform pit and haulage optimisation, conduct value-chain mapping, perform techno-economics, (pre)-feasibility studies, generate operational flowsheets, execute pit and dump design, do mine scheduling, and develop NEMA, NWA and MPRDA compliance systems.

EQUIPMENT

We support clients in their selection of main and auxiliary mining equipment, draw up operational descriptions and estimations of infrastructure, support facilities and workforce, and prepare technical specifications and tender documents.

PROCESSING

We control and evaluate new and existing flowsheets, perform plant audits, create testing plans, control and optimise existing testing plans, run test work on site and in the laboratory, support test work with machinery and plant suppliers, and select the most suitable machinery and equipment.

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