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New Open Cut Mine Desktop Study Preparation of a desktop study to investigate potential open cut strategies for a new mine in the Hunter Valley.
Drayton South Feasibility Study Detailed feasibility study of a dragline and prestrip operation including integration with the current Drayton operation. Included mine design, geology, costing and assistance with other aspects of the feasibility study.
Dartbrook Prefeasibility Study Stage 1 Improve the knowledge of the geology and provide mining options subject to environmental constraints to take to the next stage of the study
Drayton South Feasibility Study – Engineering Geology Improve the knowledge of engineering geology, especially in relation to overburden properties, which was found to be lacking in the prefeasibility study.
Drayton South Feasibility Study – Geology Data Ensure the geological database is updated with all available data, and that all data is validated and checked.
Drayton South Integration Plan Provide costed integration plans for Drayton and Drayton South. This is to be carried out to a prefeasibility level of study.
Drayton South Technical Support Support for the preparation of EA submission documents and models, technical support for stakeholder meetings, as well as integration meetings with Drayton Mine.
Dartbrook Audit Audit of Dartbrook mining plans prepared by a contractor.
Dartbrook Underground Mining Tender Evaluation Review the care & maintenance tender, inspect the underground mine and plant and report on work required.
Drayton South Mining Review & RFI Assembly for EA Revising situation plans for Drayton South taking into account the concerns of major stakeholders. Modifications revised included impacts of noise, dust, blasting vibration and visual acuity.
Drayton South Prefeasibility Extension Modify the Study in line with the AAMC PFS capital review including revising capital and operating costs. Also ensuring all reserves and schedules were based on the latest geological model.
Dartbrook Drilling Programme To assess the existing data, produce plans of borehole coverage for each seam, and determine where additional data is required for the optimal location for open cut operations and the complete lease area.
Dartbrook Conceptual Mine Plan This study forms part of a conceptual study investigating options for the future development of Dartbrook. The study scope covers two mining options for development of Dartbrook.
Dartbrook Opportunity Framing Workshop Inform key stakeholders with the work that must be done for and successfully guide the team in scoping the pre-feasibility study of Dartbrook.
Drayton South Prefeasibility Study Provide productivities and designs for selected Greenfield options and options using Drayton equipment and infrastructure.
Dartbrook Mine Planning Underground workings impacts on open cut mining.
Yamala Conceptual Mining Study Prepare conceptual open cut and underground costed mining options plus recommendations for further work.
Wallarah #2 Coal Project management Mine design, Infrastructure and Engineering project management
NSW Independent Technical Review Independent technical review of coal quality and washability for a proposed IPO
NSW Valuation Valuation of a mining and CHPP operation in preparation or commercial discussions
Gold Project Strategic Advice Strategic advice for a proposed IPO
Lake Lindsay Detailed Mine Design Detailed dragline strip and prestrip designs for the initial 12 months operation
Various sites in Tas, NSW & Qld Due Diligence Technical and operational due diligence on a gold and base metals mining contractor
Exploration Strategic Advice Strategic advice on an exploration programme
Private Independent Technical Review Independent technical review of the mining plans of a potential takeover target
Callide Expert Witness Provide expert opinion on mining, costs and management
Dartbrook Prefeasibility Study Provide productivities and designs for dragline, truck/shovel and crusher/conveyor mining options
Mt Watermark Exploration Tender Provide mining input to exploration tender submission
Coppabella Expert Witness Provide expert opinion on mining, costs and management
Saddlers Ck /Drayton Strategic Synergies Conceptual evaluation of strategic options
Dartbrook Mining Concepts Conceptual evaluation of alternative overburden removal options
Bengalla Dragline Investigations Comparison of dragline modification options
Underground Mine in Shanxi Independent Technical Review Report Independent Technical review of an underground coal mine in Shanxi, China for potential acquisition.
Operating Open cut & Underground Coal Mines Technical Due diligence Review geology, coal quality and operations of a public company with four operating mines.
Confidential Resource and Marketing Evaluation Evaluate the mining potential of an underground resource in the Margaret River area of Western Australia.
Private Open Cut and Underground Mining Study Conduct a study on the potential of open cut and underground mining in the Rangal Coal Measures of Central Queensland.
Open Cut Mine Qld Technical Review and Valuation Review geology, coal quality and operations and conduct a valuation for potential offer of purchase of shareholding in the mine
Drayton Open Cut Pre-feasibility Study Managed pre-feasibility study on various open cut options for the potential Drayton Open Cut.
IPO Exploration, Coal Quality and washability Conduct an ITR of the quality and washability characteristics of various coal seams.
Coal Mine in Shanxi Review Operations of a small coal mine Mine visit and report on a potential acquisition of an underground Chinese coal mine in Shanxi Province.
NSW Underground Mine Independent Technical Review Conduct an ITR on an underground mine in NSW.
Confidential Technical Review Subcontract Technical Review of a series of UG & OC Magnetite mines in northern China.
Metalliferous mining contractor Technical Due diligence & management review Conduct a full independent technical review & management assessment of the merits of a potential acquisition of a medium-sized Metalliferous Mining Contractor.
Ulan Expert advice to Lawyers Advise Lawyers on the technical merits of a case involving another coal company.
Confidential Technical Review and Valuation Undertake a technical review and valuation to assist the client in making an offer for an underground coal mine.
NSW Underground Mine Technical Review and Valuation Conduct a technical review and valuation of to assist in making decision on an option to increase shareholding.
IPO Coal Quality and Washability Technical Report Conduct a review and washability audit of the coal seams in the Donaldson Coal Explorer Project (Tasman & Abel mines).
Austar Coal Mine Recruit & start-up Recruit Management team and reactivate Southland mine after a fire closed the mine.
Private SA Open Cut Gold Project Evaluation of an old open cut goldfield.
Explorer Tender evaluation HR strategy and mine contracting tender evaluation.
McMahons Contracting Spon Comb Advice on managing a spontaneous heating in coal waste in a school ground.
Resource Pacific Due Diligence Due Diligence for a potential JV partner.
Confidential Project management Mine design, infrastructure and engineering project management of an underground coal mining project
Various private Compensation Board Claims Management and representation of Appeals to the CCB Tribunal.
Moolarben Due diligence Due diligence for potential equity investors.
PWCS Audits Independent Audits of nominated tonnages for CBS.
Confidential Technical evaluation Independent Technical Evaluation of a 14Mtpa open cut coal mine in RSA.
Wyong Project Technical review Review of the potential of the Wyong Coal project.
Confidential Lease audit Audit of coal mining lease conditions.
Burton Coal Mine planning Evaluation of alternative methods of steep seam mining.
Cosmos Nickel Risk Management Risk Management advice following a drill rig fire on the Wiluna greenstone belt.
Confidential Due diligence Due diligence on the sale of mining leases.
Confidential Technical evaluation Evaluation of a mining contracting company for equity investment.
Southland Coal Expert advice Advisor to Receivers in relation to the $80m insurance claim.
Lake Mines Strategic assessment Strategic assessment.
Gympie Gold Restructuring advice Strategic restructuring advice and implementation.
Powercoal Due diligence Due diligence of potential acquisition.
South Bulli Coal Due diligence Independent Technical Due diligence on equity participation.
Confidential Risk Management Advice in relation to accidents and fatalities.
Griffin Coal Strategic Study Manage a team to devise a strategic approach for development of Griffin’s assets in the Collie Basin WA.
Callide Strategic Study Provide advice on strategy for Callide.
Bengalla Options Study Provide advice on mining options for Bengalla.
Bengalla Dragline Study Detailed dragline study for expansion feasibility study.
Callide Expert Witness Provide expert opinion on mining, costs and management.
Saddlers Creek Pre-feasibility Study Managed pre-feasibility study on various open cut & underground options for Saddlers Ck.
Noble Due Diligence Manage a due diligence review on a QLD Project.
Noble Technical Assessment Manage a technical assessment of a NSW mining operation.
Palaris Due Diligence Prepare a mining specialist’s report on a Qld Exploration area.
Excel Due Diligence Prepare a mining specialist’s report on a number of MSW & Qld mining operations and exploration areas.
Limesia Due Diligence & Valuation Manage a due diligence and valuation of a MSW mining operation.
MTW Design, Cost & Justification Prepare designs and costing to justify Abbey Green pit & tailings dam.
MTW Prepare Tender Documents Prepare tender documents for various contracts at Abbey Green.
Komatsu Productivity Review Review truck & loader productivities as technical support for equipment tender.
Moranbah South Conceptual Study Provide advice on mining options.
MTW Software Development Develop short term planning software – KOT.
Bickham Technical Audit Technical audit of Bickham Coal Co development plans.
Bengalla Dragline Review Technical review of dragline operating techniques at Bengalla.
Wambo Mining Schedule Review plans and schedules for contract operations at Wambo.
MTW Dragline Design Dragline designs for complex operations at Warkworth.
MTW Technical Audit Audit of the MTW coal recovery system, loss, dilution and coal quality.
Private Expert Witness Expert witness in Land & Development Court case – Muswellbrook.
Glendell Detailed Feasibility Study Managing mining inputs to detailed feasibility study.
Glencore Technical Assessment Technical assessment of a project in the Hunter Valley.
Ulan Technical Audit Technical audit of development plans and operations for Ulan open cut.
Glencore Due diligence Due diligence and valuation of several NSW mining operations.
Glendell Prefeasibility Study Conceptual and pre-feasibility studies for Glendell open cut.
Liddell Expansion Study Prefeasibility study of Liddell open cut expansion.

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