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Safeguarding Mine Operations and Infrastructure Protection

Safeguarding Mine Operations and Infrastructure Protection

Safeguarding Mine Operations

Slope stability and highwall safety are at the forefront for all open-pit mining operations. Our seasoned geotechnical engineers and highly experienced staff bring extensive and specialized expertise in resolving your geotechnical problems. GeoStabilization can respond within 24-hours to geohazard issues to safeguard your personnel and infrastructure. Typical operational services include:

Rockfall Scaling
Rockfall Scaling

Rockfall Barriers
Rockfall Barriers – protecting dewatering wells and allow safe access

Drape System
Drape System – allowing full depth product recovery

Protecting Mine Infrastructure

GeoStabilization has extensive experience repairing emergency landslides and stabilizing slopes and access roads. We design difficult access micropile foundations, provide rockfall protection scaling, install catchment barriers, and build retaining walls for various mining infrastructure.

Our equipment is purpose-built to allow for exceptional production in difficult access areas, including isolated geological exploration sites. This expertise translates into rapid, low-cost mitigation with minimal environmental impact and permitting time, allowing for continuous access and production. GeoStabilization’s services include:

It’s common to see infrastructure footings over weakened rock masses degrade with time. GeoStabilization can develop a remediation strategy that ensures a infrastructure foundation is preserved and the structural integrity maintained for your valued assets.

Retaining Wall
Retaining Wall Tie-back and Compaction Grouting

Preserving Infrastructure
Preserving Infrastructure Foundations

Protecting Mine Infrastructure

These photos illustrate a project where GeoStabilization prepped a mining dam’s degraded 100-year-old concrete surface. The solution achieved an adequate pull-off bond strength for the newly applied fiber reinforced shotcrete, as well as rehabilitation of the concrete on the exterior portion of the outlet and access tunnels. Click here for the full article.

Featured Employees

Chris Thompson, P.E., P.L.S., Independent Project Development Representative
Chris Thompson
P.E., P.L.S., Independent Project Development Representative
Bob Barrett, P.G., Founder & Advisory Board
Bob Barrett
P.G., Founder & Advisory Board
Kenneth “Kenny” Starrett, Project Manager
Kenneth “Kenny” Starrett
Project Manager

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