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Emrich Hamman
VP Geotechnical Engineering – AngloGold Ashanti


13.5 min

Solving geotechnical engineering challenges holistically at modern mine sites

Mining has become a true multi-disciplinary activity, and the efficient extraction of ore requires the integration of work processes and data across these disciplines every day. One of these disciplines is geotechnical engineering, which provides insight to how the physical environment will respond to the planned excavation geometries and sequencing.

This presentation discusses the challenges of presenting, communicating and transferring this understanding to aptly manage ground control and inundation risks within the mine plan.